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More About This Title A VERY SICK PRACTICE


A fleeting glimpse of a face disappearing in a crowd leads Alison to track down Kate. Kate had been her best friend when they'd both been studying at university. They have not seen one another for twenty-eight years. Alison tells Kate the trauma she has been through, how it has ruined her life and the hatred she has towards those who caused it. She is horrified to hear that Kate has suffered more. Kate has the same anger and hatred to those who ruined her life. They talk about revenge. Alison introduces Kate to Anne and Helen. Kate feels an instant rapport with them. She tells them the horror she has endured. Anne is enraged and tells Kate the two of them will get justice for her. Alison and Helen want to help. Anne, Alison, Kate and Helen ? four intelligent, well-educated, law-abiding women in their late forties. What could drive them to do such terrible things?


Janet Cee was born in New South Wales, Australia. She passionately believes that a woman should be able to terminate an unwanted pregnancy. In 2006, an incident in the Federal Parliament concerning the drug RU486 led her to write A Very Sick Practice. While writing the novel, she also thought deeply about religion and, like the characters in the book, has come to the conclusion there is no god. She is a member of the Atheist Foundation of Australia. She has two sons and two grandchildren. She has a bachelor of science degree, a diploma in education, and a graduate diploma in computing studies.