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The Stockmen  - Rachael Treasure

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Rosie Highgrove-Jones grows up hating her double-barrelled name. She dreams of riding out over the wide plains of the family property, working on the land. Instead she's stuck writing the social pages of the local paper.Then a terrible tragedy sparks a series of shocking revelations for Rosie and her family. As she tries to put her life back together, Rosie throws herself into researching the haunting true story of a 19th century Irish stockman who came to Australia and risked his all for a tiny pup and a wild dream. Is it just coincidence when Rosie meets a sexy Irish stockman of her own? And will Jim help her realise her deepest ambitions - or will he break her heart?The Stockmen moves effortlessly between the present and the past to reveal a simple yet hard-won truth - that both love and the land are timeless . . .

PUBLISHED IN THE UK AS - THE TIMELESS LAND It is the same book.

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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5.0

Great read

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    4.0

    Gripping tale

    By Country Lovin

    from Sydney

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    Loved this book.
    Really enjoyed this story which involved the origin of the Kelpie, and an Irish stockman.
    Was romantic and fun and couldn't put it down.

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    Rachael Treasure

    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.

    Visit Rachael Treasure's Booktopia Author Page


    ISBN: 9780143001836
    ISBN-10: 0143001833
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 384
    Published: August 2005
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.3  x 2.9
    Weight (kg): 20.0
    Edition Number: 1