A completely delightful escape for anyone who has thought about running away, changing their life or taking a chance to fulfil their dream. And under the Venice moonlight . . . how could there not be romance?
Life isn't a sort of practice run, something you can afford to play around with. They don't offer second and third chances to get it right. Use it better. Live it fuller.
A week in Venice ignites Margaret Cameron's interest in the private city behind the tourist facade and the obscure tales from its history. Tantalised by stories of this lesser-known Venice she returns the following August for a month-long stay, determined to uncover the Venice of the Venetians.
Stepping out from her comfort zone, Margaret finds that friendships - unexpected and spontaneous - blossom within palazzi walls and she makes a discovery: life can lead you along rewarding paths, if you let it.
As each day passes, her time in Venice becomes more than just an interlude; soon, the city feels like home. Could she leave her satisfying life in Perth and start anew in Venice? The question becomes urgent when romance waits where she least expected to find it . . .
Margaret Cameron grew up in Perth, WA. After training and working as a nurse for many years, she changed course, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia. Margaret has been writing since her childhood but has only recently started showing her work to others. She was awarded runner-up in the Narrandera Bush Festival Open Writers' Competition (2018) and has had numerous letters and articles published in magazines, including Vogue Living. Until the recent pandemic she spent two months of every year in Venice.