By Pamela Cook
Cross My Heart
Womens Rural Fiction (2019)
When a promise kept means a heart is broken…
When a promise kept means a heart is broken….
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 she’s staying put.
Drought is impacting hard on Stephanie Bailey and her family. They’ve already been forced to sell off most of their cattle. The rains aren’t coming and Stephanie’s husband is becoming more and more distant.
City girl Faith Montgomery is left reeling after a shocking discovery. Determined to uncover the truth and make sense of her life, she arrives at The Crossroads Hotel but soon realises deception isn’t an easy game to play.
One family. Three women. Will the lies they tell and the secrets they hide lead to more heartache or will fate bring them together before its too late?
The layers and plots weaved into this masterpiece was both inspiring and confronting at times. The many struggles of Tess’s life were so beautifully dealt with and intriguing to understand how we must be ready to challenge ourselves and our past.
– Cheryl Rosario (Goodreads January 2020)
All We Dream (2021)
Revised Edition of Essie’s Way
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….
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
Close to Home (2015)
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. Most days. But when she’s sent to a small town on the New South Wales coast to investigate a possible outbreak of…
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. She re-discovers her love of horses and of the bush…