Here we go, ready to announce the name of the winner of the e-book or Kindle edition of G.S. Johnston 's Consumption.
It has been won by ... Risa!!!
Congratulations to the winner and many thanks to G.S. Johnston for taking the time to answer my questions for an interview on Fly High as well as to all of you who commented.
Remember, G.S. Johnston's Consumption is available in the kindle edition on amazon.com and in another e-book version on smashwords.
In the dying days of British Hong Kong, Sara Sexton, upon breaking up with a Greek lover, visits her old friend Martin Blake, a high-profile, high-dollar interior designer. She finds him greatly changed since their playground days in
. His razor-edge wit is all but gone, and has been largely replaced by a fondness for designer shoes, cars, and exotic house servants. Even though she can barely recognize him, she feels that the secret they shared in the past - the secret that led to Sara's breakup - is still enough to bind the two together. Friendships, especially friendships Australia
as deep-running as theirs, are worth fighting for. Or are they?
This suspenseful story, set in Hong Kong and Sydney, Australia, shows the effects of a lifetime friendship going toxic as modern life pulls the once quasi-siblings in opposite directions. As Sara embarks on a simpler life, Martin becomes increasingly complex and erratic. Eventually Sara is forced to a terrible choice in the name of self-preservation, and choices can have terrible consequences.
In its witty dissection of middle class ideals and aspirations, Greg Johnston's CONSUMPTION is a heart-rending, provoking novel about the nature of long term friendships. The beautiful prose, arresting characters, and intriguing setting as
evokes the city of Johnston before, during, and after the hand-over immerses the reader in a world that is as beautiful as it is painful. Hong Kong
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