Cate Perry's future couldn't look brighter. She's learning about life on the land, and has just completed her first solo flight over the vast Northern Territory cattle station she calls home. And she's falling in love – with handsome, gentle Alf. Then a tragic freak accident changes Cate's life forever.
Grief and shame drive her to Tamworth, where she meets the talented Nat and quickly stumbles into a singing career. But fame beings to take its toll, and just when Cate least expects it, Alf steps back into her life. Will Alf and Cate face up to their feelings, or forever live with the consequences?
Lyrical, passionate and heartwarming, Under Southern Skies is the uplifting story of a young woman determined to make a life for herself in the sweeping Australian outback. From the dusty cattle stations of the Northern Territory to the vibrant Tamworth music scene, this lively, engaging novel perfectly captures the spirit of the land.
Praise for Anne McCullagh Rennie's Books
'Pacy, spirited and moving.'
Australian Women's Weekly
'The Australian Outback has provided inspiration for some of the most outstanding and memorable pieces of Australian literature – and to that list can be added Anne McCullagh Rennie's story Reach for the Dream.'
About the Author
Anne McCullagh Rennie has written six novels, including Reach for the Dream, Ride With the Wind, Song of the Bellbirds and When Snow Gums Dance, all of which were bestsellers in Europe. Born in England, Anne studied music in London and Vienna and was concert manager with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, and BBC Training Orchestra, Bristol. She married and moved to Sydney, Australia where she now lives with her Australian husband and two daughters.
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 22nd February 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.000 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 22.9