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Orphaned at thirteen, Charlie Anderson has been on her own for 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 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.

Pamela Cook, authors I've interviews Close to Home

Becky Jackson's family has been managing the bush hospital in far-flung Morgan's Reach for three generations. When Becky's husband is tragically lost at war, she and her young son Danny must leave the city where she's been living since marriage and return to her birthplace to start over. But for all its charm, Morgan's Reach is a divided community....

Booktopia has Firestorm by Tamara McKinley. Buy a discounted Paperback of Firestorm online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

A collection of short stories by one of Australia's favourite writers, including the novella 'Odd one out'. They all have Monica's trademark warmth and humour, and cover themes such as family relationships, getting over lost love, finding new love, healing from past hurts, finding your true self, and are fun and easy to read

A collection of short stories by one of Australia's favourite writers, including the novella 'Odd one out'. They all have Monica's trademark warmth and humour, and cover themes such as family relationships, getting over lost love, finding new love, healing from past hurts, finding your true self, and are fun and easy to read

This heart-warming and colourful novel about the power of dreams brings to life Australia's exotic far north of days gone by, with its vibrant mix of cultures and personalities. House on the Hill follows three sisters' joys and heartbreaks - and the difficult choices they have to make that change their lives forever

This heart-warming and colourful novel about the power of dreams brings to life Australia's exotic far north of days gone by, with its vibrant mix of cultures and personalities. House on the Hill follows three sisters' joys and heartbreaks - and the difficult choices they have to make that change their lives forever

A wonderfully colourful novel that tells the story of three young women working in a munitions factory in wartime Brisbane there's Lulla Riddel, the feisty redhead whos doing her bit to help make the Yank soldiers feel at home; Janet Hope, desperately pining after her sailor husband Kirkland Hope; and Peggy Scott, so prim and proper she wont even dance, until she meets Julian Ludwig.

Time Out for Living - great depiction of women's lives in wartime Australia

The Hurlingford family have ruled the small town of Byron, nestled in the Blue Mountains, for generations. Wealthy, powerful and cruel, they get what they want, every time. Missy Wright's mother, a Hurlingford by birth, has been shunned by her family since marrying for love, not money. Now widowed, the women live a quiet existence in genteel poverty. Plain, thin and unforgivably single, it seems Missy's life is destined to be dreary. But then a stranger arrives in town.

This is an endearing tale, full of wit, warmth and romance, from the bestselling author of THE THORN BIRDS.

Bestselling Australian author Jennie Jones takes us back to Swallow's Fall for one more story: Gemma has a burning need to stay and make a home. All Josh has ever wanted is to get out. Now he has the chance, and all he needs to do is tie up a few loose ends... Gemma Munroe loves hard, laughs hard and plays hard. Or at least she did before today. Her dream is finally within her grasp - owning the toy shop in Swallow's Fall and establishing herself permanently.....

Gemma has a burning need to stay and make a home. All Josh has ever wanted is to get out. Now he has the chance, and all he needs to do is tie up a few loose ends.

Alice Campion is the pseudonym for five members of a Sydney book club who challenged themselves to write a 21st Century Thorn Birds . The result is a captivating rural novel, brimming with romance, mystery, and suspense.

Alice Campion is the pseudonym for five members of a Sydney book club who challenged themselves to write a 21st Century Thorn Birds . The result is a captivating rural novel, brimming with romance, mystery, and suspense.

When Sara Blake takes up a position as governess on Redhill Station in Central Australia, she isn’t expecting to encounter a family in crisis, or to uncover a tragedy of her own. With the owners’ son critically ill, Sara is called upon to take care of their young daughter. As the family struggles to make a living from the drought-stricken land, everyone pitches in – and Sara finds herself letting people in to the empty spaces in her heart.

Booktopia has Out of Alice by Kerry McGinnis. Buy a discounted Paperback of Out of Alice online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

Successful horse trainer Alissa Morgan-Jones has the world at her feet, until a tragic fire destroys everything. Widowed, in debt and under suspicion for arson, Alissa’s life is in tatters. Her mother-in-law’s isolated farm gives her the opportunity to pull her life back together and get herself back on her feet...

Legacy of Hunters Ridge An isolated farm, a long-buried secret, a life in danger?' Brenda Telford, Goodreads Librarian 'Couldn't put it down.

Former city girl Jacqueline Havelock, Wattle Creek's newly arrived psychologist, has settled in to country life and is slowly coming to terms with the town's quirky ways. Farmer Damien McAllister's plans with his animal welfare venture are falling into place nicely and it finally feels like he has a future to look forward to. But everything can change as quickly as the fickle weather -- and it does.

Former city girl Jacqueline Havelock, Wattle Creek's newly arrived psychologist, has settled in to country life and is slowly coming to terms with the town's quirky ways. Farmer Damien McAllister's plans with his animal welfare venture are falling into place nicely and it finally feels like he has a future to look forward to. But everything can change as quickly as the fickle weather -- and it does.

Nurse Lauren Simpson is known in Hope Junction for all the wrong reasons, and she's over it. Watching the man she's always loved marry someone else is the last straw, she decides to get out of Hope. But her resolve is tested when the hot new locum doctor arrives in town.

Nurse Lauren Simpson is known in Hope Junction for all the wrong reasons, and she's over it. Watching the man she's always loved marry someone else is the last straw, she decides to get out of Hope. But her resolve is tested when the hot new locum doctor arrives in town.

Whoever said small towns have no secrets didn't know about this one ... Born and bred on the land, Jordan Windcroft is tough. She's had to be. Her life revolves around running her property almost single-handedly on next to no money, and waiting out her four years of probation - a rap that she took for one of her closest friends.

Waitaki District Libraries catalog › Details for: Secrets of Whitewater Creek

A darkly satirical novel of love, revenge, and 1950s haute couture--now a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet, Judy Davis, Liam Hemsworth, and Hugo Weaving...  After twenty years spent mastering the art of dressmaking at couture houses in Paris, Tilly Dunnage returns to the small Australian town she was banished from as a child.

The Dressmaker: A Novel: Rosalie Ham: A darkly satirical novel of love, revenge, and haute couture—soon to be a major motion picture starring Kate Winslet and Liam Hemsworth

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