Distraught at her boyfriend's betrayal, Shelley Blake flees the city to seek refuge with her parents. Her interest in an old family photograph is piqued by their unusual reticence. A search for answers takes her to the cattle station Breakaway Creek.
Here she meets Luke Sherman, a man embroiled in the bitter ending of his marriage and a heart-breaking separation from his two small boys.
My August 2007 release, The Cornstalk, was a finalist in the Long Historical category of the 2008 Booksellers' Best Award, conducted by the Greater Detroit Romance Writers of America. It is set in Australia and England in the 1870s.
My second historical novel, A Hidden Legacy is set in the 1890s, and is the sequel to The Cornstalk.
If you live in Australia and would prefer to purchase the books here, contact me.
Neither of them is ready for a new relationship. Luke's twenty-first century struggle to reclaim his children unravels as Shelley uncovers the truth about her ancestors, Alex and Emma. Their story of racial bigotry and a love that transcends all obstacles takes the reader back to the pioneering days of the 1890s.
Here is the cover for Breakaway Creek, to be released in April by