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The Colour of Tea
Author: Hannah Tunnicliffe

ISBN: 9781742611822
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1 September 2012
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.9 x 13.3 x 1.8
Description:
"I think of me and Mama lifting macarons from a white box as if they were jewels. Colours like precious stones - ruby red, soft turquoise blue, pale as a pearl. Letting the flavours rest on our tongues, closing our eyes to the decadent sweetness. Of course we would have no money to pay hotel bills later, but she bought Laduree macarons for breakfast. For a child, no less."

Among the gaudy, busy streets of Macau, Grace Miller has lost her way. Her marriage to Pete, her Australian husband, is fraying and her dreams of having a family seem impossible.

With the heralding of a new year she resolves to do something bold. Something her impetuous Mama might do. In this pocket of China, filled with casinos and yum cha restaurants, she opens a small cafe. A sanctuary of macarons and tea, Lillian's becomes a place where the women of Macau come together, bridging cultural divides and sharing in each other's joys and heartbreaks.

For Grace, life seems to be finally coming together. But when Pete does the unthinkable, the secrets Grace thought she had buried rise to the surface, and it's now or never to lay old ghosts to r...

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