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Baby / Annaleese Jochems.

By: Jochems, Annaleese.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Wellington, New Zealand : Victoria University Press, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 219 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781776561667; 177656166X.Subject(s): Lesbians -- Fiction | Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Boats and boating -- New Zealand -- Bay of Islands -- Fiction | Far North District (N.Z.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Psychological fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. | Thrillers (Fiction)Awards: Okham New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, Longlist 2018.Summary: "Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy 'Baby', an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But strange events on an empty island turn their life together in a different direction. Baby is a sunburnt psychological thriller of obsession and escape by one of the most exciting new voices in New Zealand fiction." -- vup.victoria.ac.nz.
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"Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen when her bootcamp instructor, the striking Anahera, suggests they run away together. With stolen money and a dog in tow they buy Baby', an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But theres an intruder waiting to upset Cynthias plans and when a trip to an island utopia goes horribly wrong, a rot sets in on their relationship" -- Publisher information.

"Cynthia is twenty-one, bored and desperately waiting for something big to happen. Her striking fitness instructor, Anahera, is ready to throw in the towel on her job and marriage. With stolen money and a dog in tow they run away and buy 'Baby', an old boat docked in the Bay of Islands, where Cynthia dreams they will live in a state of love. But strange events on an empty island turn their life together in a different direction. Baby is a sunburnt psychological thriller of obsession and escape by one of the most exciting new voices in New Zealand fiction." -- vup.victoria.ac.nz.

Okham New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, Longlist 2018.