By (author) Nicole Alexander
Absolution Creek by Nicole Alexander
Book DescriptionOne man lost her. One man died for her. And one would kill for her ...Nicole Alexander's new bestseller is a sweeping rural saga spanning two generations. In 1923 nineteen-year-old Jack Manning watches the construction of the mighty Harbour Bridge and dreams of being more than just a grocer's son. So when he's offered the chance to manage Absolution Creek, a sheep property 800 miles from Sydney, he seizes the opportunity. But outback life is tough, particularly if you're young, inexperienced and have only a few textbooks to guide you. Then a thirteen-year-old girl, Squib Hamilton, quite literally washes up on his doorstep - setting in motion a devastating chain of events. Forty years later and Cora Hamilton is waging a constant battle to keep Absolution Creek in business. She's ostracized by the local community and hindered by her inability to move on from the terrible events of her past, which haunt her both physically and emotionally. Only one man knows what really happened in 1923. A dying man who is riding towards Absolution Creek, seeking his own salvation...From the gleaming foreshores of Sydney Harbour to the vast Australian outback, this is a story of betrayal and redemption and of an enduring love which defies even death.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781864712810
Classification: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Format: Paperback (233mm x 153mm x 40mm)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2012
Country of Publication: Australia
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ABSOLUTION CREEK by Nicole Alexander
One man lost her. One man died for her. And one would kill for her ... Nicole Alexander's new bestseller ABSOLUTION CREEK is a sweeping rural saga spanning two generations.
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Author Biography - Nicole Alexander
A fourth generation grazier, Nicole Alexander spent six years at boarding school in Sydney, completed a BA through the University of New England before taking up a marketing career in Singapore and Australia. Eleven years ago she returned to the family's wheat/cattle station in Moree, northern New South Wales and is now its business manager. Not only is she a working partner and business manager of a mixed agricultural property but she is also a talented writer. Her poetry, travel and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, America and Singapore. She has a Master of Letters in creative writing and is currently working on her next book.
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