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  • Published: 30 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143781110
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $32.99
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The Shifting Light




The book that was written by a book club! The Shifting Light is a riveting rural novel of family intrigue, love and suspense, from the authors of The Painted Sky.

'Entertaining and page-turning . . . part rural romance and part family saga' Sydney Morning Herald (on The Painted Sky)

Nina Larkin should be happy. She’s transformed her rundown outback property, The Springs, into a successful artists’ retreat; she’s won a distinguished art prize, and she’s living with her soulmate, trail-blazing grazier Heath Blackett.

But the chance discovery of a portrait of her father, renowned artist Jim Larkin, makes her question everything. How could it have been drawn just weeks ago when Jim has been dead for years . . . Or so she thought.

Could her father still be alive? Can she track down the man in the picture? And is this connected to the missing gold buried by her ancestor over a century ago?

Her search for answers will draw Nina into a maze of family secrets – just as the man who stepped out of a portrait arrives at her door . . .

Alice Campion is the pseudonym for four members of a Sydney book club. Their first novel, The Painted Sky, also features Nina, Heath and the captivating landscape of outback Wandalla.

  • Pub date: 30 January 2017
  • ISBN: 9780143781110
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 368
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Alice Campion

The Shifting Light is the work of four friends and members of a Sydney book club, writing under the collective pseudonym Alice Campion.

Jenny Crocker is a communications manager who uses her work to create positive change in the world. She has been a journalist and non-fiction author and likes to escape to her small hazelnut farm in Northern NSW.

Jane Richards is a senior editor and journalist at Fairfax Media. She loves mysteries and secrets.

Jane St Vincent Welch spent her childhood on a rural property in the New England region of NSW. She now works in Sydney as a documentary editor.

Denise Tart is a civil celebrant with a background in performance, comedy scriptwriting and event management. She loves a good yarn.

The first Alice Campion novel, The Painted Sky, was co-written with Madeline Oliver and published in 2015.

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