Once started, just had to finish! Darry writes with such emotion and strength in her characters. A story that captivates from the start and shows us the 1890's perfectly. We are 'there', 'seeing' each character so clearly. Linley, so young but growing with the responsibility of a child to care for, Ard, not sure of where he's going, Cee, Linleys aunt, such strength she imparts to Linley. James, WOW, a story of his own. I urge you all to get this book and laugh, shed a tear, get angry for injustices but above all enjoy an extremely well written, darn good story by a fine writer.
South Australia, Australia