Jinx Farber is a beautiful, young portrait painter who is pregnant with her second child - and dying of melanoma. Felix Morton is the doctor who misdiagnosed her case and denied her the chance to be treated. Jinx is consumed with anger and spends her last months suing Felix. We experience the battle from both sides until finally Jinx gives birth to her daughter. And then everything changes.
This is a story of life, death, art, the Australian sun and seeing situations from different perspectives. It is readable, moving, has intriguing characters and tackles the topical issue of coping with cancer.
SUNSTONE - a book by Inara Strungs
Ināra Strungs is a Latvian Australian who writes contemporary fiction and nonfiction. She has qualifications in medicine and pathology, and a BA (with a major in German and honours in English). She works as a pathologist and lives in Brisbane with her partner and teenage daughter.