The Weekly Times book review of an Australian author Fleur McDonald titled The Missing Pieces of Us. McDonald being most notably known for her success with rural fiction novels such as her best selling Red Dust. The Missing Pieces of Us is built around three central characters Lauren Ramsey, her 14 year old daughter Skye and their local dress shop owner Tamara Thompson. Their lives cross when Skye is caught shop lifting and Tamara tries to help her. The three characters have mixed results in their own challenges in this story that goes through tops such as bullying, adoption and the search of ones biological parents.
- Fleur McDonald is an Australian writer, who puts her protagonists in rural settings.
- McDonald has written eight novels in eight years, her first outselling all other novels of a debuting author, during its launch year.
- McDonald’s latest tome encompasses a tale of two families, both of which are affected by adoption.
“McDonald’s writing is clean and engaging and her stories are carefully crafted.”
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