Rosalee - a little girl lost

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Rosalee was born 8 weeks premature and weighed just 1600gms. She had a collapsed lung, a turned foot and an alternating eye squint. At the age of thirteen weeks, Rosalee was released from hospital and into the care of a foster family. More
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Words: 2,050
Language: English
ISBN: 9781301618088
About Trevi Formea

TREVI FORMEA is the pen-name of Jo-Anna Rose.

She is an Australian 'Baby Boomer' raised in the southern suburbs of Brisbane, Queensland and was born the youngest of four children (refer: A BABY BOOMER at any age).

When 'Trevi' was 15, she won an essay competition which posed the question - 'What would you do if you were cast away on a deserted island with Elvis Presley?' The competition was organized through the defunct but once popular magazine - EVERYBODY'S. Their first prize was a week for two all expenses paid including air-fares, to beautiful Brampton Island Resort situated in tropical Queensland's Barrier Reef. Trevi was their youngest contestant and her essay impressed the sponsors so much, that they made available and 'awarded' her with a junior category equivalent prize.

Trevi was raised a Catholic, but disillusioned after 33yrs, went searching for the truth in other religions, including Mormon and Pentacostal - finally becoming a Lutheran.

Having had four weddings and a funeral, her third marriage was the shortest lasting only 29mths. Suddenly Trevi was widowed at 47 years old, with her two youngest daughters Renee 16 and Jackie 6 to raise - her youngest suffering from Asperger Syndrome (see 'Jackie - What's in a name?')

After relocating to Russell Island in Queensland's south-east corner in 2002 with Jackie - now 9 yrs old and her last husband, Trevi took on the position of reporter with their local paper 'The Island Spirit' - writing under her then married name of Jo-Anna Martin.

Trevi has also had miscellaneous poems published through the island's 'Writer's Circle' under that name, as well as various short stories in other popular magazines including 'That's Life'.

Trevi is still living an idyllic lifestyle on Russell Island with Jackie and their Burmilla cat Bobby, pounding on the keyboard.

If you have enjoyed any of Trevi's e-book stories, please feel free to write a review.

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Reviews

Review by: David Howells on June 19, 2013 :
What an interesting story! In a short span of words, there was a build-up of desire by the reader to lift up the child out of the morass fate had placed her in. It was a rescue story on the part of the new parents, it was an insight to how much an infant is actually aware of, and it had some good medical info for reality credentialing.
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Review by: CA Mayank Nailwal on May 18, 2013 :
A story written with HEART!
I LOVED IT TREVI Ma'am..
Very good :))
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Review by: Jacqueline Katts on March 22, 2013 :
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. And I recommend it to anyone or everyone. It brought a tear to my eye. I can just imagined on the pain and heartache that Rosalee went through. Great Job Trevi! It was an enjoyable book to read
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Review by: Grant Tapp on March 21, 2013 :
I read this story and must admit that although I'm a man, I had a lump in my throat. The story is told with great love and affection and I would've been happy to pay for the opportunity to read it. Well done Trevi!
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