Barra CreekBook - 2003
Novel based on a cattle station in northwestern Queensland. In 1963 Sally Mitchell, the daughter of a wealthy New Zealand sheep farmer, impulsively takes a position as a governess at Barra Creek cattle station. She finds herself in a different world characterised by the overpowering John Monroe, his strict and proper wife Lorna, three young charges, wild stockmen, the heat and wet, a great passion, a great loss, and a gruesome death. Only Lorna knows the truth of the death. Now in 2003 she searches for the former governess to finally set things right. By the author of 'Heart of the Dreaming' and 'Kimberley Sun'.
Branch Call Number: AF MORR