Bio: Barbara Adams lives in Wellington, New Zealand, with her husband and three legged cat, Stumpy. Now that her daughters are independent, she is free to pursue her interests of genealogy, lawn bowls and writing.
Her stories have been published and broadcast. COBWEBS is her first novel, written during the past two years while she was a full time creative writing student.
Barbara has an advanced teaching diploma and degree in education and counseling. She is currently completing an advanced diploma in applied arts (writing).
Marita made a wish that her mundane life would change. She liveed above her hairdressing salon in a seaside village which she describes as "boring Beaconhead" because nothing out of the ordinary ever happens there. A new year starts and she sees changes in her clients' lives which involve love, birth, death and relationships. As the year progresses she realises that her own life is changing too, and that this is certainly a different year.
When Sue's timid Aunt Alice meets and marries the charming Ben, Sue worries about her Aunt's happiness. Despite assurances that all is well, Sue cannot shake her misgivings. Ben's overbearing and bullying behaviour and his obsession with spiders, fuels Sue's desire to uncover the truth. An intricate web of lies and deceit is slowly unravelled. But where does Sue's boyfriend Jason fit into the puzzle? The reader is drawn towards an enticingly sticky ending in Barbara Adams' first romance-mystery-... more info>>