Camille Booker on Blog Tour for What If You Fly?, March 1-18

What If You Fly?
by Camille Booker

Publication Date: October 16, 2021
Hawkeye Publishing

Style: Historic Fiction



For Frances Davies the struggle is way away, and he or she and finest good friend Maggie are extra involved with methods to spend their time as soon as they graduate highschool. That’s, till Frances’s older brother, Thomas, is reported MIA in Singapore.

When Frances meets Leo, a boat-loving immigrant from Italy, she falls in love. Native attitudes and one thing extra sinister tear them aside. To what lengths will Frances go to seek out her brother and the person she loves?

The lady code-named Funnel Net bears little resemblance to harmless Frances Davies.

House beckons…and those that betrayed her real love ought to listen.

A page-turning epic historic journey that begins in Australia and travels the world by way of the eyes of Frances, code named Funnel Net.

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“Lastly, we’ve got a narrative the place the male is captured and the feminine is the hero. Booker skilfully describes the challenges posed through the 1940’s period in Australia by overlaying racism, immigration, sexism, energy and political and financial instability. Pulsating with twists and journey, this guide is simply too exciting-a intelligent interpretation of life again within the Forties with in fact, a beautiful and unapologetic inventive exploration.” -Peta Carolan, @UnfoldedEdges

“A web page turner. What If You Fly? follows the story of adventure-bound Frances Davies as she travels the world, discovers her callings and skills, and navigates the complicated social and political terrain of World Struggle II. Clear, participating prose with compelling characters” -Affiliate Professor Shady Cosgrove

“This can be a guide that may reside on inside readers lengthy after they’ve learn it. Robust characterisation, vivid areas. If ever a guide deserved the moniker of ‘epic’, it’s What If You Fly?” -Cate Sawyer, Writer

“Some books you simply learn, this one swallowed me up and saved me turning the pages. It was so good I needed to learn it in a single sitting. 5 stars” -Patricia Hammond, Reviewer

“Set throughout World Struggle II, Camille Booker’s rollicking, fast-paced debut novel is an uncommon bildungsroman: the participating protagonist Frances grows from a youngster in like to a fighter pilot, chanteuse, and spy. This can be a story of affection, betrayal, power, and survival below stress.” -Kim Magowan, Writer

“Intriguing from the start, and at occasions had me on the sting of my seat ready to see what would occur subsequent. As soon as I began, I couldn’t wait to see how the creator was going to wrap up this superb story; I completed the novel in a single sitting and went to mattress that night time nonetheless serious about Frances and her adventures.” -Darci Robbins, Reviewer

Concerning the Writer

Camille Booker has a Bachelor of Artistic Arts majoring in Artistic Writing by way of the College of Wollongong, the place she lives together with her husband, younger son and child daughter.What If You Fly? was long-listed for the 2019 Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize. Finessing her manuscript utilizing the suggestions from that prize, Camille went on to position second within the 2020 Hawkeye Publishing Manuscript Improvement Prize, and What If You Fly? was later signed for publication. Because the saying goes, If alternative doesn’t knock, construct a door.Camille has at all times cherished phrases and language, so her curiosity in writing fiction was a pure development. She hopes this guide will give readers a deeper understanding of the roles of girls in wartime Australia, the ability to rethink their thought of a girl’s place, and the braveness to comply with their inside voice.


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