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Lake Hill Margareta Osborn

Margareta Osborn's latest rural bestseller is once again a wonderful combination of comedy, tragedy and celebration of the bush. Dreams can come true - just be careful what you wish for . . .

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The Woolgrower's Companion Joy Rhoades

Set over ten tumultuous months in 1945, The Woolgrower's Companion is the gripping story of one woman’s fight against all odds, and a sweeping tribute to Australia's landscape and its people.

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The Shifting Light Alice Campion

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.

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The Woolgrower's Companion
The Shifting Light
Lake Hill
Heart of the Sky
No Job for a Girl
Spirits of the Ghan
The Grazier's Wife
The Grass is Greener
The Painted Sky

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Companion Notes

Share Joy Rhoades’ heart-breaking story of love, prejudice and war.

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The Shifting Light

Delight your reading group with this book written by a book club.

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River Run Reading Notes

Take a rural book club adventure: Nicole Alexander’s River Run.

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  • ‘Austin writes a captivating story, surprising and intriguing, in prose that’s spare but vivid.’ Rosalie Ham, author of The Dressmaker

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  • From the author of Fly In Fly Out comes this entertaining and touching story about family, friendship and love among the grapevines.

  • From the author of The Girl in Steel-Capped Boots and The Maxwell Sisters comes a captivating novel about best friends, family and fighting for what you want, against all odds.

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