Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

First Book Released for Budding Author; Wedding Etiquette for Ferals a Big Hit

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

First Book Released for Budding Author; Wedding Etiquette for Ferals a Big Hit

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Byline: Emily Prain

MOVE over Mills and Boon, because a new-generation romantic comedy penned by a Bundaberg-born writer is fresh off the press.

Born and bred near Oakwood, Peta Johansen, who writes under the name Peta-Jo, is proud to have released her debut novel, Wedding Etiquette for Ferals.

C[pounds sterling]Wedding etiquette for Ferals was something my friend said when we were drinking cans of rum and bourbon before a wedding. We all giggled and I thought it would be a great story idea,C[yen] she said.

C[pounds sterling]It was also the day I met my now husband, so a lot of things were kismet that day.C[yen]

Although the title suggests otherwise, the book tells a fictional story about a girl who moves from Townsville to Brisbane to become an interior decorator.

C[pounds sterling]She has rules about falling in love, but then has a one-night stand,C[yen] Ms Johansen said.

The book was launched last Saturday at the Queensland Brides Wedding and Honeymoon Expo in Brisbane. …

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