An assault on her father forces a young woman to return home where she battles to save the family business. Reunited with her first love, she must confront a guilty secret.
An assault on her father forces a young woman to return home where she battles to save the family business. Reunited with her first love, she must confront a guilty secret and the tragic past they share. Set in the seaside town of Bilkara, this is the story of Cassandra …
Tracey Trinder is a television scriptwriter with over twenty years experience. She has worked for all the major Australian networks, and many production houses including Southern Star, Millennium Pictures, Screentime and Columbia Tristar. She is an experienced story editor, script consultant and script editor and her credits include Home and Away, Out of the Blue, McLeod’s Daughters, MDA, Always Greener, All Saints and Mirror Mirror.
She is currently working with Australian author Amanda Hampson to adapt her novel Two for the Road for television (as Coldwater Bay) and developing a play, Killing Katie, with the Ensemble Theatre’s artistic director Mark Kilmurry.
Amanda Hampson is the author of two non-fiction books and three novels: The Olive Sisters, Two for the Road and The French Perfumer (Penguin Random House) and four screenplays (unproduced).
Her novel The Olive Sisters was optioned for film in 2007 and she has subsequently written the screenplay adaptation working with directors Don Burgess, Fred Schepisi and Frank Lotito. The project is in pre-production with actors attached: Jackie Weaver, Rachel Taylor, Lucy Fry, Megan Gale and Steve Bastoni. She is currently working on the development of Coldwater Bay and her next novel; Madame Mathilde.