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A contemporary fiction novel about the friendship of two men and their love for the same woman. 




Dave and Edward are two lonely men who find a connection neither expected. When Dave and Edward meet at the local Killcare Men's Shed, they form an unlikely friendship.  


Dave was married to Edward's wife, Faith, for a short time. He does his best to keep the secret away from Edward. As his friendship with Edward grows, Dave carries his guilt as a shield by not allowing anyone to become too close to him. 


Dave is devastated when Edward finds out about his marriage and wants nothing to do with him. But what Dave isn't telling Edward is that Faith was part of Dave's life longer than Edward knows. This is a secret Dave doesn't want anyone to know.  


Set against the backdrop of Killcare, a sleepy, seaside town, Dave navigates his way from there to Northern Queensland and England. His return to Killcare sees him make good friends, find his DIY talents and miss Faith more than ever.

About The Author

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Maria has made a career of using words to communicate. Working at a television station, her first paid job, nurtured Maria's love of words. A move to Sydney to study Communications gave her the opportunity to work with advertising & public relations agencies, corporate companies and newspapers.


 She has written PR, ads and newsletters for products from food to jewellery, fashion and interiors as well as garden and building products. Both for traditional print media and digital. When she is not writing website content or as a senior reviewer for Weekend Notes, she works on her short stories and novels. 


Maria writes fiction family sagas, science fiction and contemporary fiction.  Her debut novel, The Decision They Made, is a compelling family saga spanning three generations and three countries. Full of dark secrets, flawed love and a decision no one was supposed to discover. Two Men in a Shed is her second novel.

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