Debra Star was born in Australia, and this is where she currently resides. As a sole parent she raised her seven children, whilst primarily working in the community welfare sector. Being the daughter of a well published and prolific author, from the age of twelve Debra started to follow in the family’s footsteps and she began to write. Her early poetry was soon followed by completed short stories, many of which were based on her own life experiences.
Escape to Woodshine
This compassionate novel depicts the disrupted lives of Greta and her daughter Lily, forced to abruptly relocate due to the unendurable violent behaviour of Pat, Greta’s volatile, alcoholic husband. Their move lands mother and daughter in the rural Australian town of Woodshine – a new beginning ...