Chill with a Book Awards for Independent Authors

Wednesday, 30 October 2019

The Quarantine Station by Michelle Montebello


The Quarantine Station

has RECEIVED a


A PREMIER Readers’ Award


Premier Readers’ Award is honoured to books that receive exceptional high evaluations from Chill Readers.

The rules were crystal clear. She broke them all…

1918 ... When Rose Porter arrives on the shores of Sydney with little money, she must take a job as a parlourmaid at the mysterious North Head Quarantine Station. It’s a place of turmoil, segregated classes and strict rules concerning employee relationships.

But as Rose learns, some rules were made to be broken.

2019 ... Over a century later, Emma Wilcott lives a secluded life in Sydney where her one-hundred-year-old grandmother, Gwendoline, is all she has. Gwendoline is suffering dementia and her long-term memories take her wandering at night. Emma realises she is searching for someone from her past.

Emma’s investigation leads her to the Quarantine Station where she meets Matt, the station carpenter, and together they unravel a mystery so compelling it has the power to change lives, the power to change everything Emma ever knew about herself.


Genre:  Family Saga
Approx pages:  388


The Quarantine Station was read and evaluated by Chill's readers against the following...

Were the characters strong and engaging?
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Did the story / plot have you turning the page to find out what happened next?
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