Jacquie Little launches novel
Jun 04, 2009
JACQUIE Little fulfilled a dream on Friday night with the launch of her mystery novel, Starting Price.
The timing was crucial. The wife of Cox Plate-winning trainer Colin Little is a patient at Cabrini Hospital battling an incurable brain tumor.
Mrs Little's quest to be an author began five years ago. Three years ago a thief stole her computer with the virtually completed novel in it. Undeterred, she started again as she shared her hours as a wife and mother, a syndicator of racehorses and a thoroughbred pedigree consultant.
She also spent five years refurbishing Lord Lodge at the Caulfield racetrack, which was recognised as one of Australia's top 100 bed and breakfast accommodation sites.
While Colin was celebrating successes such as El Segundo in the Cox Plate, the adventurous Mrs Little walked the Kokoda Trail as part of her extreme fitness routine. Not long after her return she suffered the first symptoms of the brain tumor but pressed ahead to finish the novel. Read Full Story
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STARTING PRICE - Jacquie Little's new novel available now / National / 29 May, 2009