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Shortlisted for General Fiction Book of the Year in the 2012 Australian Book Industry Awards.

Magic can happen in every family…

At the Valley View Motel in South Australia’s picturesque Clare Valley, eighty-four-year-old Lola Quinlan is up to her usual mischief. She’s sent her family away for Christmas and invited a number of mystery guests to come and stay. But who are all these people, and why aren’t they spending the festive season with their own loved ones?

As the big day draws closer and Lola’s personal family dramas threaten to unravel her plans, she discovers that at a special time of year, magic can happen in every family – especially your own.

A funny, sad and moving novel about memories and moments and the very meaning of life.

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