Teenager, Olivia Tobias, discovers that everyone has a dark side - including the people she loves. When Olivia is forced to pack her bags and leave the family home in the middle of the night, she has nowhere to go. Who can she turn to? Her boyfriend, Mark? Can he be trusted? More
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Words: 2,780
Language: English
ISBN: 9781311326225
About Dianne Zanetti

Dianne Zanetti is the mother of four young-adult children. She lives in Perth, Western Australia and is currently completing an Arts Degree at Edith Cowan University. In her spare time, Dianne works as a volunteer for Underdog Writing Services where she writes Family Court and other legal administration documents for disadvantaged clients and small business operators.

For the past thirty years, Dianne has focused on writing creative non-fiction; however, she is currently writing poetry and short fiction stories inspired by events that occurred in her youth. Dianne's poem, "Close Call", was highly commended in the 2013 Talus Prize for Poetry. "Betrayed" is the first of Dianne's short stories to be published on-line.


Review by: Pat Cahill on May 31, 2014 : (no rating)
This is a beautifully written, sensitive story about a young woman's journey from innocence to the darker side of family life. The author, Dianne Zanetti, has done a skillful job of writing about the prejudices in a small town and the consequences they can have on the innocent. Her insights into family life and relationships are both astute and subtle. This story is easy to read and engaging. I highly recommend it.

Reviewer: Pat Cahill
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