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The enchanting Jingera trilogy concludes with a heart-rending story of love and the callous twists of fate.

The enchanting Jingera trilogy concludes with a heart-rending story of love and the callous twists of fate.

Back in 1957, nine-year-old Zidra Vincent met Jim Cadwallader for the first time. Fourteen years later, their bond of friendship - forged during a childhood in the beautiful coastal town of Jingera - is still strong. But is friendship all they dream of?

Jim is now a respected war correspondent in Cambodia, though he has plans to come home for good. Because there is something very important he wants to say to Zidra.

Zidra, meanwhile, is an ambitious reporter at the Sydney Morning Chronicle, and the seeds of a major story have just landed in her lap. Life is looking good, if only she could share it with the man who knows her best.

Then, while at work in the newsroom one morning, Zidra catches sight of a wire-service bulletin. A story out of Cambodia. The body of a Western journalist has been discovered near Phnom Penh.

And her world collapses around her ...

Reviews

A DISTANT LAND is part-thriller, part-romance, and a satisfying example of these forms. I found myself engrossed in the drama of Zidra's investigation into corruption in internal security and of the aftermath of Jim's South-East Asian ordeal, all the way to the final page.

Charlotte Harper, Canberra Times

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  • Trade Paperback

    9781864711943

    June 1, 2012

    Bantam Australia

    320 pages

    RRP $32.99

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    9781864711950

    June 1, 2012

    Random House Australia

    352 pages

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