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Fifty Bales of Hay : Sexy Stories from the Farm - Rachael Treasure

Fifty Bales of Hay

Sexy Stories from the Farm

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Come have a roll in the hay with one of Australia's leading rural fiction authors, Rachael Treasure, in her romping, rollicking first-ever collection of Agricultural Erotica. Guaranteed to get your tractor revving, FIFTY BALES OF HAY is an honest and imaginative exploration of everyday men and women getting down and dirty on the land.

From the dairy shed to the Royal Agricultural show pavilion, Treasure's cheeky satirical humour and wicked imagination offers up a dozen fun-filled, and sometimes poignant, tales of dust and lust. This collection will have you clamouring for a stock whip, a saddle and a cowboy.

About the Author

Rachael Treasure lives on a sheep farm in Tasmania with her husband, John, and her children, Rosie and Charlie. Together they breed and train kelpies, border collies and waler stockhorses.

Rachael has an exciting, ever-changing website featuring stories from her life on the farm and working-dog training information.

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Fifty Bales of Hay
 
4.4

(based on 13 reviews)

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85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to read (12)
  • Deserves multiple readings (8)
  • Engaging characters (7)
  • Page-turner (6)
  • Well written (6)

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    • Older readers (5)
    • Gift (4)
    • Travel reading (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual reader (5), Everyday reader (5), Bookworm (3)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Lust in the Dust

    Rachael Treasure is a well known Australian author of rural fiction and Fifty Bales of Hay is an entertaining collection of 12 sexy short stories between consenting adults on the land.
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    Rachael Treasure is a well known Australian author of rural fiction and Fifty Bales of Hay is an entertaining collection of 12 sexy short stories between consenting adults on the land.

    'Lust in the dust' says the blurb, and in Droving Done and Milking Time the dust is certainly stirred. In The Crutching and Cattle Crush familiar farming equipment is re purposed in inventive ways.

    What I particularly loved about this collection is that the women and men featured range widely in age from new adult through to couples in mid life and beyond. I also really appreciated that generally the women take charge of their sexuality and their pleasure, from cougar Krissy in Branded to lonely long haul driver, Celia, in Truck Wash.

    There is plenty of Sex in Fifty Bales of Hay – I don't think it's quite explicit enough to be termed erotica but for most readers I think the difference would be immaterial.
    The references to EL James Fifty Shades of Grey are slyly amusing and I was glad to find there is no attempt to imitate the novel's story or characters.

    Fifty Bales of Hay is an entertaining read, provocative, amusing and even tender. My husband has been trying to convince me to let him buy a ride on mower, I might just let him now

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    Fifty Bales of Hay

    I think the author tells a reasonable story but it just wasn't my choice of good reading.

    I think the author tells a reasonable story but it just wasn't my choice of good reading.

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    5.0

    loved it!

    By outside em

    from Brisbane, Australia

    About Me Everyday Reader

    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Gift
      • Travel Reading

      Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

      Couldn't put this book down. Each short story is very different from the other. Very entertaining, and very Aussie.

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      5.0

      Definately dont judge a book by its cove

      By Nel

      from Melbourne

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      Pros

      • Deserves Multiple Readings
      • Easy To Read

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Older Readers
        • Travel Reading

        Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

        Awesome loved the book

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        4.0

        great if you are into short stories

        By crazy about books

        from Colac, Victoria

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        Pros

        • Easy To Read

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

            The tales in this book were good reads, but you seem to just get into the story and it is over, because of this, its not my type of book to read.

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            3.0

            Fifty Bales of Hay

            By Chrissylea

            from Victoria

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            Pros

            • Easy To Read

            Cons

            • A Bit Slow

            Best Uses

            • Not Sure Who Would Target

            Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

            I think the author tells a reasonable story but it just wasn't my choice of good reading.

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            4.0

            Fifty Bales of Hay - Wow

            By MW

            from GUYRA

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Gets You Interested
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

            • Couldn't Pull Myself Away

            Best Uses

            • Holiday reading

            Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

            I read this book to wind down after work.
            A great way to relax.
            Highly reccommend the read.

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            5.0

            Saucy in an aussie way

            By Jooles

            from Cessnock AU

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            Pros

            • Deserves Multiple Readings
            • Easy To Read
            • Engaging characters
            • Page-Turner
            • Well Written

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Gift
              • Older Readers

              Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

              A funny satirical take on another favourite series of books but with an obvious aussie slant.

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              5.0

              Fifty Bales of Hay

              By margaret

              from Queensland

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              • Deserves Multiple Readings
              • Easy To Read
              • Engaging characters
              • Page-Turner

              Cons

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                • Eighteen And Over

                Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

                The short stories are well written and make's you wont to keep reading.Each story is very diffrent.

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                5.0

                Fifty Bales of Hay - hilarious

                By TMB

                from Country Vic.

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                Pros

                • An Enjoyable Read As Alwa
                • Deserves Multiple Readings
                • Easy To Read
                • Engaging characters
                • Really Funny
                • Well Written

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Older Readers

                  Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

                  Service and delivery are never a problem, am always very satisfied with both.

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                  4.0

                  startling, sexy, endearing and more...

                  By 'Kat'

                  from Country Vic.

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                  Pros

                  • Deserves Multiple Readings
                  • Easy To Read
                  • Engaging characters
                  • Page-Turner
                  • Well Written

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Gift
                    • Travel Reading

                    Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

                    With the variety of short stories, there's ample to keep the reader interested.
                    Not all sex and lust and has some twists to some of the stories.
                    A great fun book brilliantly written.

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                    3.0

                    prefer novel rather than short stories

                    By suzy q

                    from hunter valley australia

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Read

                    Cons

                    • Not What I Expected

                    Best Uses

                    • Younger Readers

                    Comments about Fifty Bales of Hay:

                    short stories dont hold my interest

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                    ISBN: 9780732297657
                    ISBN-10: 0732297656
                    Audience: General
                    Format: Paperback
                    Language: English
                    Number Of Pages: 208
                    Published: 4th February 2014
                    Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK
                    Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 12.9  x 2.0
                    Weight (kg): 0.22