The new heartbreaking epic from huge international bestseller Tamara McKinley
Is her love worth more than gold
Following in the pioneering footsteps of the women who have gone before her, Ruby and her new husband James brave a long and treacherous journey to start their new life together. However, they soon discover that there are many more dangers than just those that meet the eye. When James is tempted away by the gold rush, Ruby must join forces with the Aborigine girl Kumali and learn to adapt, if they're going to survive.
Meanwhile there are other new arrivals to Australian shores: a Tahitian with a mysterious past, a na ve young schoolmistress, and an English aristocrat, all unaware that their destinies are irrevocably intertwined.
As fortunes are made and lives are lost, many secrets will be uncovered. But those torn apart by feuds, greed, hatred and circumstance, will ultimately find they have to unite under the same flag...
A powerful tale about survival, loyalty and conflict - Notebook magazine on A KINGDOM FOR THE BRAVE
Lush with intense descriptions of nature and tense drama. - USA Publisher's Weekly on MATILDA'S LAST WALTZ
A multi-generational saga in the vein of THE THORNBIRDS...Story-telling at its best - The Bookseller on MATILDA'S LAST WALTZ
Will keep you reading happily all day. Relax and enjoy. - Women's Weekly on WINDFLOWERS
Nevada Barr is an award-winning novelist and New York Times bestselling author. She began her career as an actress, during which time she became interested in the environmental movement and started working in the National Parks during the summers - Isle Royale in Michigan, Guadalupe Mountains in Texas, Mesa Verde in Colorado, and then on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Mississippi. Her first novel, Track of the Cat, introduced her legion of fans to park ranger Anna Pigeon and Nevada Barr now has a growing number of Anna Pigeon mysteries to her credit as well as numerous other books, short stories and articles. She currently resides in New Orleans with her husband, four magical cats and two adorable dogs.