By Pamela Cook
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Womens Rural Fiction (2016)
For Charlie Anderson the only thing harder than letting go is moving on. Orphaned at thirteen, Charlie has been on her own for over half her life. Not that she minds – she has her work as a vet and most days that’s enough. But when she’s sent to a small town on the New South Wales coast to investigate a possible outbreak of the deadly Hendra virus, Charlie finds herself torn between the haunting memories of her past, her dedication to the job and her attraction to a handsome local. She also has to face with what is left of her dysfunctional family – her Aunt Hazel, and troubles cousin, Emma. As tensions in the country town rise, can Charlie reconcile with the past and find herself a new future in the town she left so long ago?
The Crossroads (2016)
Rosie O’Shea dreams of seeing the world. But right now the outback hotel she owns is falling down around her ears, her bank account is empty and family duty means s
Essie’s Way (2013)
Miranda McIntyre thinks she has it all sorted. She’s a successful lawyer, she’s planning her wedding and ticking off all the right boxes. When searching for something old to go with her wedding dress she remembers an antique necklace from her childhood, but her mother denies any knowledge of it. Miranda is sure it exists. Trying to find the necklace, she discovers evidence….
Blackwattle Lake (2012)
Set in the fictional town of Yarabee (somewhere about 5 hours south west of Sydney) it’s a story about forgiveness and courage, and finding a place to belong. When Eve Nicholls returns to her childhood home it’s not long before she’s confronted by people – and memories – from her past…