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Editorial Reviews. Review. “Hard to put down and very moving.” Sun. About the Author Ghost Child – Kindle edition by Caroline Overington. Download it once. There were no obvious signs of trauma, but the child, Jacob, died the next day. The story made Review – GHOST CHILD, Caroline Overington. Booktopia has Ghost Child by Caroline Overington. Buy a discounted Paperback of Ghost Child online from Australia’s leading online bookstore.

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Lists with This Book. I personally really enjoyed reading all the different voices from characters such as a social worker, a foster mother, a reporter and a police officer, but also the Cashman family. Feb 27, Jenny rated it liked it. Dec 15, Tara E rated it liked it Shelves: There are no carolkne topics on this book yet. A thoughtful approach to troubling real-life events.

The story made the headlines and hundreds attended the funeral. Notify me of new posts via email. You are commenting ovefington your WordPress.

Book Review of Ghost Child by Caroline Overington at AustCrimeFiction

Skip to main content. In Victorian police were called to a home on a housing chilld an hour west of Melbourne. Sep 09, Mandy rated it liked it.


Firstly, the death of little boy Jake, unmarked except for an indentation on his head, from blunt force trauma, the knowledge of the reader immediately that what happened is not the story the mother is saying.

Lots of emotion comes through. The suspense throughout is gradual, building towards the end when you know the real story is hopefully going to be revealed.

Jan 10, Renita D’Silva rated it liked it. I couldn’t put this book down! You see cases like this in the news every other week and the reaction is always the same. Return to Book Page. In all it’s a good easy read with an interesting storyline. Her first, Only in New York, was about working as a foreign correspondent in Manhattan.

Ghost Child really delves into all of the detail. Some of these narratives add to the throughput of the story – particularly the early ones, which detail the immediate after-effects of the crime. Dec 29, Mamata Titus rated it it was amazing.

This is the very first book I have read since i was in school a very long time ago its story kept me interested all the way through, and has started me on a new journey. In Novemberpolice are called to a residence in an estate an hour out of Melbourne where there are reports of a small child having been assaulted.


Review – GHOST CHILD, Caroline Overington

There were no obvious signs of trauma, but the child, Jacob, died the next day. Personal tools Log in. The court case follows.

I get the feeling she’s seen a lot if this stuff in her career as a journo.

The story of how it happened is sketchy to say the least. Her second, Kickback, was about the UN oil for food scandal. The red tape around legislation, frustrations between foster parents and the system, and ultimately the ramifications on the child.

Something must be about to happen to her. It is the thing we in modern medicine devote our greatest energy toward preventing. Interesting subject matter and plot, but it took too long to get to the point and then it was rushed. You see cases like this in the news every other week and the reaction is always the same. The Cashman children are distinctive — very pale with white hair, they are the sort of children that the proprietor of a shop would remember.