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The Doctor Calling - Meredith Appleyard

Paperback Published: 1st March 2016
ISBN: 9780143797173
Number Of Pages: 384

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What Laura was about to do wasn't easy. To become embroiled in a family's grief, their anger, their secrets, wasn't safe, or clever.

Rebuilding her life again after unexpected tragedy, GP Laura O'Connor flees Adelaide, and her medical career, for a quiet life in rural Potters Junction. She's looking to escape her own family dramas. The last thing she expects is to become caught up in another's.

Jake Finlay is a man with a troubled past and a passion for risk-taking. After years away from his small home town, he's hell-bent on keeping his distance. But his father is dying and this could be the last chance they have to make amends.

As Laura and Jake come together over the care for the frail man, they experience an irresistible attraction. Will facing death help them both to grab hold of life? And might love be just what the doctor ordered?

About the Author

Meredith Appleyard lives in the Clare Valley wine-growing region of South Australia. As a registered nurse and midwife, she has worked in a wide range of country health practice settings, including the Royal Flying Doctor Service. When she isn't writing, Meredith is reading, helping organise the annual Clare Writers' Festival, or at home with her husband and her border collie, Lily. She is the author of The Country Practice. Her second novel, The Doctor Calling, is published in 2016.

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"A refreshing take on traditional rural romance novels . . . a beautiful and intriguing tale about country life." --Weekly Times



Another amazing book by this great Australian author. Highly recommend! A great gift but also treat yours to this one. This book (like her first) will suck you in, have you on the edge of your seat and your heart aching. An amazing read. I can't wait for the third.

Rylstone nsw Australia


The Doctor Calling

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ISBN: 9780143797173
ISBN-10: 0143797174
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st March 2016
Publisher: Penguin Books Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.5  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.49
Edition Number: 1

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