Home-Grown Rural Romance Reads

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Do you love reading romance books? Do you love romance set in rural Australia? Penguin Books is the place for home-grown rural romance, with the biggest and best-known stable of authors in the country. Click on the titles below to read extracts, connect with your favourite rural romance authors online or perhaps find a new author to add to your reading pile.

Book Cover:  Zoe's Muster
Polished contemporary romance with an evocative Far North Queensland setting
Polished contemporary romance with an evocative Far North Queensland setting
Published: 25/07/2012
Format:
ISBN: 9781921901126
RRP: $29.99
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Book Cover: The Family Farm
Izzy is forced to make a tough decision – sacrifice an exciting new romance or relinquish her lifelong dream? But then unexpected tragedy falls on the farm, and Izzy is thrown the greatest challenge of all.
Izzy is forced to make a tough decision – sacrifice an exciting new romance or relinquish her lifelong dream? But then unexpected tragedy falls on the farm, and Izzy is thrown the greatest challenge of all.
Published: 29/03/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143203117
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover: The Rouseabout

Kate Webster is a loveable larrikin who likes to play hard now and worry about the consequences later. She can't help mucking up the opportunities life gives her. Rocked by the death of her mother, she takes on a dare at one of Australia's wildest rural social events - a Bachelors & Spinsters ball - to 'scalp' gorgeous farm boy Nick McDonnell. It's a dare that changes everything. For just as Kate...

Kate Webster is a loveable larrikin who likes to play hard now and worry about the consequences later. She can't help mucking up the opportunities life gives her. Rocked by the death of her mother, she...

Published: 03/03/2008
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143007890
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover: The Stockmen

Rosie Highgrove-Jones grows up hating her double-barrelled name. She dreams of riding out over the wide plains of the family property, working on the land. Instead she's stuck writing the social pages of the local paper.

Rosie Highgrove-Jones grows up hating her double-barrelled name. She dreams of riding out over the wide plains of the family property, working on the land. Instead she's stuck writing the social pages...

Published: 29/08/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143001836
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover:  Jillaroo
After a terrible argument with her father over their family property, 'Waters Meeting', Rebecca Saunders throws her swag in the ute and heads north with her three dogs. A job as a jillaroo takes her into the rowdy world of B&S balls, Bundy rum and boys. When she at last settles down to a bit of study at agricultural college, her life is turned upside down by the very handsome but very drunken party...
After a terrible argument with her father over their family property, 'Waters Meeting', Rebecca Saunders throws her swag in the ute and heads north with her three dogs. A job as a jillaroo takes her into...
Published: 13/05/2005
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143004080
RRP: $24.95
Book Cover:  Heart of Gold

CJ Wishart is a hardworking country girl with a heart of gold but a life that can be tough.  Her job as a wool classer is back-breaking, her family life is a disaster and, after a string of dating debacles, she's put men in the too-hard basket.

When strong, handsome Lindsay arrives on the scene as their new shearer, CJ can't help but take notice.  They have an undeniable spark, but can she...

CJ Wishart is a hardworking country girl with a heart of gold but a life that can be tough.  Her job as a wool classer is back-breaking, her family life is a disaster and, after a string of dating...

Published: 22/02/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143566625
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover:  Rosalee Station

'A fun romance-drama romp . . . with beautiful scenery thrown in.'
SUNDAY MAIL BRISBANE

Sarah Clarke's dream is to experience life in the real outback. When her boyfriend Brad offers her a job with him on Rosalee Station, she can't believe her luck. But within days of arriving, her relationship is in tatters, and the dream is fast losing its lustre.


'A fun romance-drama romp . . . with beautiful scenery thrown in.'
SUNDAY MAIL BRISBANE

Sarah Clarke's dream is to experience life in the real outback. When her boyfriend Brad offers her a job with him...

Published: 03/01/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143567349
RRP: $19.95
Book Cover: The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare
From Australia's favourite rural storyteller, Rachael Treasure, comes this highly anticipated collection of short fiction.  It features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.
From Australia's favourite rural storyteller, Rachael Treasure, comes this highly anticipated collection of short fiction.  It features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.
Published: 03/10/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921518560
RRP: $29.95
Out of stock
Book Cover:  Promises
A father with something to hide, a jockey with a taste for blackmail, a man with an agonising secret . . . and a young woman in love, defying them all. From an exciting new Australian voice comes this compelling story about love, loyalty and forgiveness.
A father with something to hide, a jockey with a taste for blackmail, a man with an agonising secret . . . and a young woman in love, defying them all. From an exciting new Australian voice comes this compelling story about love, loyalty and forgiveness.
Published: 29/08/2011
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781921518676
RRP: $29.95
Book Cover: The Cattleman's Daughter

Born on the rugged Dargo High Plains and raised by her cattleman father, Emily Flanaghan has lost her way in life.

Locked in an unhappy marriage in the suburbs, Emily misses the high country with a fierce ache. To make matters worse, her heritage is under threat.  A government bill to evict the mountain cattlemen is about to be passed, and the Flanaghans could be banned...

Born on the rugged Dargo High Plains and raised by her cattleman father, Emily Flanaghan has lost her way in life.

Locked in an unhappy marriage in the suburbs, Emily misses the high country with...

Published: 30/08/2010
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780143203186
RRP: $24.95

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10 Jul 2014
National Biography Award shortlist announced
The State Library of NSW has announced the shortlist for the National Biography Award, which recognises ‘the continuing importance and value of life writing’. Congratulations to Gideon HaighThe winner will be announced on 4 August at an event at the State Library of NSW, which coincides with the beginning of the library’s Biography Week. Read more about the prize and Biography Week events here.

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