A novella in 30 chapters

Stingaree Bay: Chapter 17

A Place by the Bay

Steve Fendt
Serial Stories
Published in
4 min readApr 26, 2024

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‘Bayside’ by Steve Fendt

When Lucija Novak and Petar Marić married in 1970, Loreta was already a gentle rounding of her mother’s young belly.

It wasn’t an auspicious time to be starting a family in rural Bosnia, as the rickety Yugoslav economy lurched from one crisis to the next. Conversely, there were good jobs on offer…

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Steve Fendt
Serial Stories

https://stevefendt.substack.com Short stories, serial fiction, memoirs of a possibly quasi-true nature. Stories of the Australian beach and bush.