Tara Benwell


Tara Benwell is an ELT materials writer and media director who balances a freelance career with fiction writing and motherhood. Tara is also the administrator of My English Club, a social network for English learners with over 30, 000 members. Visit Tara’s website to read her blog, listen to her podcasts, and find out what she’s writing next.

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The Proper Order of Things
A reading from Chapter 1 of Tara Benwell's novel, "The Proper Order of Things". Read by the author.


The Proper Order of Things
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,120. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Inspired by the true life Connecticut circus fire of 1944, The Proper Order of Things is a coming of age novel set in the 1980s in Southwestern Ontario. With parents whose secret past haunts every limb of the family tree, and siblings who range from rats to copycats, Caroline is sure to face a difficult journey no matter which household she chooses.

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