Saturday, 29 November 2014

GJ Walker-Smith Spotlight

About this author



Wife, mother, writer, wanderer.

Author of the YA novels, The Wishes Series.
Saving Wishes - iBooks Breakout Book Of The Year (AUS/NZ)


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Saving Wishes:



*** iBooks Best Of 2013 AU/NZ Breakout Book Of The Year***

For Charli Blake, being seventeen is a tough gig.

She's been branded a troublemaker, her reputation is in tatters and she's stuck in Pipers Cove, a speck of a town on the coast of Tasmania.
Thankfully, it's temporary. Her lifelong dream of travelling the world is just months away from becoming reality. All she has to do is ride out the last few months of high school, which is easier said than done thanks to a trio of mean girls known as The Beautifuls.

When Adam Décarie arrives in town, all the way from New York, life takes an unexpected turn. His arrival sets off a chain of events that alters her life forever, convincing her of one thing. Fate brought him to her.

Saving Wishes is the story of a girl who doesn't quite fit the life she's living, and the boy who helps her realize why.

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Second Hearts:



Second Hearts, book 2 of The Wishes Series.

Charli Blake's high tolerance for risk doesn't always work in her favour. 
After a year of living out her dream of travelling the world, the sunny West African village of Kaimte would be her last stop.
She's bound for New York, in search of the boy she'd let go of long ago. 
For Charli, nothing has changed. She's travelled thousands of miles but hasn't moved an inch. Adam Décarie still means everything to her.
But reality soon hits hard.
For Adam, everything has changed.
Memories of the best love she's ever known is all she has left, until Charli makes a shocking discovery. None of it had ever been real in the first place.

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Sand Jewels:



Gabrielle Décarie was over arrogant men – but that didn’t mean she couldn’t have a little fun with one. 

When she took a chance on Alex Blake, it was supposed to be a one-night deal. 

He was too cocky, too flirty and too complicated. 

Sand Jewels is the story of why she fell madly in love with him anyway.

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Storm Shells:



The only way to move forward was to go back to the very beginning…. 
After three miserable weeks without Charli, Adam makes the decision to follow her, desperately hoping to find a way of following through on his promise of a happy ending. 
He finds her back in Pipers Cove, healing her broken heart by spending time with the one person who never lets her down.
Both know nothing has changed. They're desperately in love, hopelessly stuck in limbo, and unable to find common ground. 
When fate offers them a chance at a different kind of ending, it’s a one-shot deal. Running with it means changing their plans – something neither of them has ever been willing to do before, even for each other. 
Just as one begins to find their way, the other completely loses direction – and neither of them realise that time is running out.

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Secret North:



Ryan Décarie could literally charm the pants off anyone. It was his biggest talent and his biggest downfall. 
When he crosses paths with Bente Denison five long years after breaking her heart, sparks fly. 
Trying to convince her that he’s finally ready for something more serious isn’t easy – and the reason why is simple. 
He’s never had anything serious. 
Totally clueless when it comes to meaningful relationships, Ryan’s in dire need of guidance, and it comes from the most unlikely source imaginable – his four-year-old niece, Bridge

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Silver Dawn:



*Silver Dawn - book 4.5 of the Wishes Series* 
After five long years of waiting, Gabrielle and Alex’s most longed-for wish is about to come true. Their baby son is due any day, and Gabi has everything planned down the last detail. 
Alex has never been one for making plans. He’s a firm believer in fate, trusting that on any given day, things are exactly how they’re supposed to be. 
When Gabrielle’s plans go awry at the last minute, both are thrown for a loop. 
Trying to hold his family together soon takes a toll on Alex. When his once unbreakable connection to Gabrielle begins to slip, his faith in fate is stretched to the limit. 
Charli has been waiting to meet her baby brother for months. When the call finally comes, she jumps on the first flight out of New York and heads home for a surprise visit. 
Little does she know, her treasured family is at breaking point. 
Bonding with her brother comes easily. Maintaining the tight bond she’s always shared with her father is harder to do.

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Star Promise (pre-order):



After three blissful years of living in Pipers Cove, Adam and Charli head back to the bright lights of New York.
Taking on a position at a Manhattan gallery turns out to be Charli’s dream job, but just a few weeks after starting at his father’s firm, Adam realises that practising law is his worst nightmare.
Biding his time is the plan. Charli has wanderlust in her soul and he’s hopeful that sooner or later, she’ll want to go home.
Riding it out isn’t hard. They’re as close as they’ve ever been and every spare minute is spent hanging out with their precious little girl.
Life is good – until it’s not.
When fate throws them one nasty curveball after another, Charli’s confidence is shattered and her heart is broken. After weeks of trying to make sense of the grief she’s feeling, both realise she’s out of her depth.
Getting out of Dodge is Charli’s preferred MO and she doesn’t disappoint, finally deciding that it’s time to leave New York.
Returning to Pipers Cove is not the quick fix they were hoping for.
Some things just can’t be mended, and the way she deals with that is going to change everything.

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