Categories: Coming of Age, Literary Fiction, Metaphysical & Visionary, Romance, Seal of Excellence Recipients, Women's Fiction
Tags: Aboriginal magic, Adventure, Australia, betrayal, epiphany, inheritance, love, metaphysical, outback, self-realisation, sex, YA Romance
Author: Barbara Scott Emmett
Publisher: Pentalpha Publishing Edinburgh
Inheritance, betrayal, love, sex, aboriginal magic and a sleazy lawyer. What more could you want? 1987. The morning after the Great Storm. A letter drops through the door of Jess Whitelaw’s London flat and sets her on a journey through the Australian Outback and her own damaged psyche. In the heat and dust of the Northern Territory, Jess’s protective armour is chipped away as painful truths are revealed. Tension builds like thunderheads heralding the start of the Wet. Will Jess be able to come to terms with the guilt she feels? Will she ever learn that the past is not so terrifying when looked at the right way?