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Emerald Springs - Fleur McDonald

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Published: 24th February 2016
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When suspicions are wrongly aimed at Amelia following the theft of proceeds from the local rodeo after a crash and grab, she must work with a sceptical rural detective to clear her name - and that of the man she loves. Mystery and romance abound in the new novel from the bestselling author of Crimson Dawn.

After finishing university, Amelia Bennett returns to her home town. Determined to lose her old reputation for being scatty, she works hard to prove herself as the treasurer of the local rodeo committee.

Flushed with triumph on the evening of the best rodeo in the town's history, Amelia is driving the bags of cash into town when she becomes the victim of a terrifying smash and grab. Injured and distraught after her ordeal, she's even more devastated when she finds out that she and her boyfriend Paul are the objects of suspicion.

To prove her innocence and that of the man she loves, Amelia must convince a sceptical detective that her account of what happened does add up and that he must help her track down the real culprits . . .

With its cracker plot, feisty heroine and engaging love story, Emerald Springs will have you reading well into the night.

About the Author

Fleur McDonald has lived and worked on farms for much of her life. After growing up in the small town of Orroroo in South Australia, she went jillarooing, eventually co-owning an 8000-acre property in regional Western Australia. Fleur likes to write about strong women overcoming adversity, drawing inspiration from her own experiences in rural Australia. She is the best-selling author of Red Dust, Blue Skies, Purple Roads, Silver Clouds and Crimson Dawn. She has two children and a Jack Russell terrier.

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This fast-paced novel errs on the lighter side of the crime genre but all the same is a welcome rural story that stays away from love story cliches. * Weekend Post *

Fleur McDonald

Fleur McDonald is one of Australia’s leading rural literature authors, with her books becoming best sellers almost as quickly as they hit the shelves. She has solidified her position as one of the country’s favourite storytellers.

Fleur draws inspiration from having lived and worked for much of her life on a farm – including early life on her parent’s property in regional SA, and more recently on her 8000acre property in regional WA.

Fleur’s ninth novel and her first general fiction novel, The Missing Pieces of us, was published in April 2017. Her tenth novel Suddenly One Summer is out now and the first in the her much-loved Detective Dave Burrow’s series, Fool’s Gold is out in April 18.

Noisy Nights, the first of two children’s books was published by New Frontier Publishers in August 2016 and the second, What does a horse Say? will be out in 2018.

She lives in Esperance, WA with her two children, Rochelle and Hayden, a Jack Russell terrier, Rocket.

Visit Fleur McDonald's Booktopia Author Page


ISBN: 9781760292539
ISBN-10: 1760292532
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 24th February 2016
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.14