January 1951: Eleanor Webber is fleeing a failed love affair and has returned home to River Run, her family's sprawling sheep property in Western NSW. Her hope is to take time to heal, but there's little chance of that happening. With tensions rising in the shearing shed, a mysterious stranger appears on the horizon and Eleanor's younger brother, Robbie, entangles her in a situation that will have serious repercussions for every member of the Webber family for years to come.
©2016 Nicole Alexander (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd
For three generations of Australian women, becoming a grazier's wife meant very different things. For Stella in 1946, it was a compromise in the aftermath of war. For Jackie it was a Cinderella fairy tale with an outback prince while for Alice now, it is the promise of a bright new future. From glamorous prewar Singapore to a vast cattle property in Queensland, this sweeping, emotional saga follows three strong women as they learn how to live and love.
©2016 Barbara Hannay (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd
New South Wales, 1837: Settlers in search of fertile country are venturing far outside the colony. Cutting a swath through the bush with their bare hands, they lay claim to territory beyond government jurisdiction - and the reach of the law. As she accepts a position on one such farm, 17-year-old Kate Carter is unaware she is entering a land of outlaws, adventurers and murderous natives....
©2015 Nicole Alexander (P)2016 W.F. Howes Ltd