Tricia Trevaskis grew up in Geelong, and lived in various towns in country Victoria and NSW, before settling with her family, close to the beach in Bunbury WA.
An avid reader, Tricia regards reading as one of the joys of life. During her long teaching career, the challenge to pass on her love of literature was a firm priority. Tricia writes stories with strong relationships, and characters that readers can identify with and enjoy.
She is currently writing her second novel and an illustrated children’s book.
The Wildcards - Sports Fiction
In the era of major sponsors and all time Grand-Slam Champions, can a couple of Aussie wildcard teenagers really make a breakthrough in the world of tennis?
Melbourne brothers, Tim and Jack Anderson, find themselves living on their grandparent’s farm in rural Victoria. The city boys, resentful at being sent away while their father undergoes extensive medical treatment, are also angry at having to start at a new high school in the small community of Winjarra. Yet, despite their reservations, they find new friends and possible romance. A chance introduction to tennis surprises them when they discover an aptitude and untapped skills.
Their obsession with the game leads to dreams of a tennis future, but they are late starters in a game where some prodigies have been playing since kindergarten. How much are the brothers prepared to sacrifice? Will they ever manage to close the gap on those who have been playing for years? For despite all their natural talent and flair, the big question that haunts them is a simple one. Are they good enough?