Head for the country with three captivating rural novels in one volume!
A Changing Land by Nicole Alexander
It's the early 1900s and Hamish Gordon is the proprietor of a massive rural holding, Wangallon, built on stock theft. Embarking on a ruthless plan to buy out his neighbours, Hamish's actions will have serious repercussions for generations to come. In the late 1980s, Sarah Gordon now runs Wangallon with her fiancé, Anthony, but their relationship is tested when Sarah's Scottish half-brother arrives, intent on receiving his inheritance ...
Hope's Road by Margareta Osborn
Hope's Road connects three very different properties, and three very different lives …There's old Joe McCauley, a recluse who spies upon Montmorency Downs, the farm that should by rights have been his. There's Tammy McCauley for whom Montmorency Downs is the last remaining tie to her family. And finally wild-dog trapper, Travis Hunter, who is struggling to give his son, Billy, the thing he craves most - family. Then, out of the blue, a terrible event forces the three neighbours to confront each other - and the mistakes of their past …
Lucy's Kiss by Rachael Herron
As owner of The Book Spire in the sleepy town of Cypress Hollow, Lucy Harrison isn't used to too much excitement. But in one night all that changes when Owen Bancroft walks back into her life and sparks - quite literally - fly. The question is, does he even remember their one perfect kiss seventeen years ago? And, perhaps more importantly, does she really want him to? There's no denying the electricity between them - but this time will 'bad penny' Owen prove to be heart-stealer or heart-breaker?
About the Author
A fourth-generation grazier, Nicole returned to her family's property in the early 1990s. She is currently the business manager there and has a hands-on role in the running of the property.
Nicole has a Master of Letters in creative writing and her novels, poetry, travel and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, Germany, America and Singapore.
She is the author of five novels: The Bark Cutters, A Changing Land, Absolution Creek, Sunset Ridge and The Great Plains (to be released November 2014).
Margareta Osborn is a fifth-generation farmer who has lived and worked on the land all her life. She also writes about it in the Gippsland Country Life magazine. Home is the beautiful Macalister Valley of East Gippsland where, with her husband and three children, she spends many hours in the mountains in which her novels are set.
She is the author of four bestselling novels, Bella's Run, Hope's Road, Mountain Ash and Rose River (coming April 2015) and the no.1 bestselling ebook A Bush Christmas.
Rachael Herron lives in Oakland, California, with her family and has way more animals than she ever planned to, though no sheep or alpaca (yet). She learned to knit at the age of five, and generally only puts the needles down to eat, write, or sleep, and sometimes not even then.
She is the author of four Cypress Hollow novels: Eliza's Gift, Lucy's Kiss, Naomi's Wish, Cora's Heart and Fiona's Flame (coming August 2014) and one standalone, Pack Up the Moon. Her novella, Eliza's Home, a prequel to Eliza's Gift, is now available as an ebook.
In 2013 Rachael proudly became a dual US/New Zealand citizen.