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The Sunburnt Country - Fiona Palmer

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Jonelle Baxter is a young woman in a man's world – a tough, hardworking motor mechanic from an idyllic country family. But lately things in her perfect life have been changing, and her workshop isn't the only local business that's struggling.

Daniel Tyler is new in town, posted from the city to manage the community bank. As he tries to rein in the spiralling debts of Bundara, he uncovers all sorts of personal dramas and challenges.

The last thing Jonny and Dan need is an unwanted attraction to each other. She has enough problems just keeping her livelihood going and he's fighting pressures that stretch all the way to Perth. It's going to take more than a good drop of rain to break the drought and bring change in love and in life.

A moving and heartwarming story about the beauty that's found in the bush, especially in the most trying of times.

About the Author

Fiona Palmer is the author of The Family Farm and Heart of Gold.

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4.3

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    4.0

    excellent item

    By hamster

    from perth au

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
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      excellent story that draws you in to the ups and down of rural life, felt like you were really there living it with them

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      5.0

      a top read

      By Johno

      from Sydney

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        Such a good book. Easy to Read and follow

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        4.0

        Great Rural Fiction

        By Shelleyrae

        from NSW

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          I thoroughly enjoyed The Sunburnt Country, just as in The Road Home, Palmer's own passion for the land bleeds into the story, her scenes are vivid and genuine, just as her characters are. This is another Australian rural fiction title I am happy recommend.

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          ISBN: 9781921901294
          ISBN-10: 1921901292
          Audience: General
          Format: Paperback
          Language: English
          Number Of Pages: 312
          Published: 27th February 2013
          Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 15.5  x 2.3
          Weight (kg): 23.1