'A heart-breaking love story from a great new voice' Saga
Australia 1945. Until now Kate Dowd has led a sheltered life on her family's sprawling sheep station but, with her father's health in decline, the management of the farm is increasingly falling to her.
Kate is rising to the challenge when the arrival of two Italian POW labourers disrupts everything – especially when Kate finds herself drawn to the enigmatic Luca Canali.
Then she receives devastating news. The farm is near bankrupt and the bank is set to repossess. Given just eight weeks to pay the debt, Kate is now in a race to save everything she holds dear.
Over the course of one year, Kate finds a strength and defiance she never knew she had in this fascinating debut novel
A story of survival and forbidden love, this hooks you in from the atmospheric first pages, and will have you rooting for the feisty heroine
A heart-breaking love story from a great new voice
A novel about endurance and a stubborn will to survive, it is written with passion and intensity that is hugely attractive
This sweeping epic set in rural New South Wales is about love, family and testing your mettle -- and it's compulsively readable. Just the thing for those lazy summer days