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A compelling novel of starting over from the author of Mr Chen's Emporium. Eighteen months ago Angie Wallace thought her world had ended. Now she's fighting off suitors – and facing a crisis she never saw coming . . .

A compelling novel of starting over from the author of Mr Chen's Emporium. Eighteen months ago Angie Wallace thought her world had ended. Now she's fighting off suitors – and facing a crisis she never saw coming . . .

Unrequited love hurt like hell – whether you were fifteen or fifty-something.’

Following the death of her beloved husband Phil, Angie has made a new life for herself in the enchanting gold rush town of Millbrooke. The proud proprietor of the Old Manse B&B and a fierce protector of local history, her transition from ‘blow-in’ to bona fide Millbrooker is complete.
She’s even fallen for the erudite but scruffy Richard Scott, owner of Millerbrooke House.

But just as the relationship between Angie and Richard seems to be blossoming, a woman from his past arrives back in town – and turns their world upside down.

Because Diana Goodmann isn’t all she seems, and when Angie vows to unearth the truth about her rival she finds herself a long way from home - and in very grave danger.

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  • Trade Paperback

    9780857982872

    May 1, 2014

    Bantam Australia

    352 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • EBook

    9780857982889

    May 1, 2014

    RHA eBooks Adult

    352 pages

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Mr Chen's Emporium

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