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Behind the Scenes   Home and Away: Behind the Scenes
Written by James Oram
Published by Angus and Robertson Publishers in Australia
First published in UK in 1989
Printed in UK

Covers the beginnings of the soap

 

The Frank Morgan Story   The Frank Morgan Story
Written by Elizabeth Coleman
Published by Fantail & Penguin Group in 1989

Covers Frank's life at home, his friends and his parents. There are also incidents of his crime and his plans of a robbery. Also covers his life in the Fletchers, the band and school. Some parts shown in 1988-89 episodes, but most of the content occured when Frank was young

 

  The Carly Morris and Steven Matheson Stories
Written by Sharon Clarke
Published by Fantail & Penguin Group in 1989

This book covers both Carly's history with her malicious twin sister and Steven's life before the death of his parents.
  The Bobby Simpson Story
Written by Anthony Ellis
Published by Fantail & Penguin Group in 1989

This book covers the story of Morag Bellingham's secret pregnancy and her sister-in-law Martha (Alf's first wife) selling the baby to Al and Doris Simpson who could not have children of their own. Bobby grows up in Summer Bay, at odds with Donald Fisher, unaware that he is her father. The book takes the reader right up to the point of Home and Away's pilot episode.
The Matt Wilson Story   The Matt Wilson Story
Written by Anthony Ellis
Published by Fantail & Penguin Group in 1989

Covers Matt and his girlfriend who was sick - their relationship was forbidden. Never shown, as Matt was around 11 years old

 

Carly's Crisis   Home and Away: Carly's Crisis
Written by Trish Howarth
First published in Australia in 1989 by William Collins Pty Ltd
First published in UK by Armada in 1989 and printed in 1990

Covers Carly's alcohol problems - shown in episodes up to 1989

 

Bobby and Frank   Home and Away: Bobby and Frank
Written by Margaret Pearce
First published in Australia in 1989 by William Collins Pty Ltd
First published in UK by Armada in 1989 and printed in 1990

Covers Bobby and Frank's marriage and their marriage problems - shown in episodes up to 1989

 

2 in 1: Carly's Crisis, Bobby and Frank   Home and Away: Carly's Crisis
Home and Away: Bobby and Frank

Printed for Chad Valley Books in 1990
  Home and Away: Dangerous Ride
Written by Sally Darroll
Published by Collins Australia in 1989

This tells the story of 16-year-old Carly hitch-hiking.
Family Matters   Family Matters
Written by Mark Butler
Published by Boxtree Limited in 1990

Covers Roo's pregnancy, her life with Brett and Frank, her choice on what to do with her baby should it be born. Content previously shown in 1988-89 episodes, other content pre-H&A days

 

  Home and Away Volume 1: Summer Bay Blues
Published in Great Britian by Thames Mandarin in 1990
Writer not credited

This is a novelization of numerous storylines seen on screen including Roo looking for a father for her baby, Steven looking for the perfect kiss, and Macklin Enterprises planning to redevelop Summer Bay.
  Home and Away Volume 2: Scandal at Summer Bay
Published in Great Britian by Thames Mandarin in 1990
Writer not credited

The second UK novelization of events seen on screen includes the death of Gary Samuels, Bobby's search for her parents, Baby Martha's kidnapping and Morag's memoirs.
 

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