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Love in a Sunburnt Land Volume 2: Australian Romance Anthology Kindle Edition
All My Heart by Rhonda Forrest
A new job in a small town. She only has to last six months.
A short-term teaching position in Tranquil Bay, North Queensland is an exciting option for Tess. Warmer weather, slower pace and a change of scenery are just what she is looking for and will add skills to her resume for moving back to Canberra at the end of the year. A romance with a burly footballer adds spice to her stay, however she soon realises that not everyone can be trusted. Will the complexities of a small town and new school send her home sooner than she anticipated or will she discover a reason to stay?
The Green Place by Louise Forster
Magic can happen anywhere but in this small country town, it’s extra special.
International journalist Grace Taylor has in the past handled many dangerous assignments and is ready for any situation. Joe Mathews has a passion for sustainable farming. How can two such diverse people get on? And why does writing a feature on a reluctant Aussie farmer have her questioning her very future? He wants nothing to do with being a feature in a women’s magazine that his sister arranged, with her parting words, ‘it’s time.’ He and his nine-year-old son have been on their own for two years, and happily so. Is he ready to deal with the reaction they both have when Grace blows into their home and community?
Love in Between by Leanne Lovegrove
Finding community, and love, in the most unexpected place.
Caleb Stirling has never had it easy, but he’s worked hard and is a stellar chef of his own five-star restaurant in Sydney. Over one fateful week his world crumbles around him and he finds himself in an outback country town where everything he’s ever known is threatened.
Bridie Finch is the lifeblood of Bellethorpe. Need something done? Give it to Bridie. She’s so busy looking after the community, her father and their strawberry farm, she fails to care for herself.
Now, Caleb must care for his orphaned niece. But Bridie needs a chef for the annual Bastille Day Festival and, unwillingly, he lands the role. But there’s no place to hide in town and soon the locals discover who he really is. Instead of rejecting him, they rally with support and quickly both Bellethorpe and Bridie get under his skin.
A sweet small-town story of community, being accepted and finding love in the most unexpected of places.
Meggie & Max by Susan Mackie
He’s the new Vet with something to hide. She’s got a wedding to organise.
Meggie’s in Barrington for her brother’s wedding, local Vet Angus Hamilton. After working overseas for years, she hasn’t told her family she’s not going back. And she hasn’t told them why.
Max is the Locum Vet hired to help out in the lead up to the wedding and during the honeymoon. But he doesn’t arrive alone.
They each need to move on from their past. When their secrets are revealed, will it empower them, or tear them apart?
The Song by Emma Powell
Tina Lombardi is a star. But something is missing.
After winning Sing to Win Tina became an overnight homegrown Aussie sensation. Running away to the US after a very public meltdown she built a career there. But something is missing. When she returns to Australia to judge on the same show she realised what that was. Connection. Not just to home but to another person’s heart. When she meets Clay, the local singing farmer and his equally talented daughter the connection is strong. But will she end up choosing stardom over her own heart?
From the Publisher
Small Town Publishing - Susan Mackie
Australian author Susan Mackie
A Place to Start Over - Barrington Book Two. The second in the series introduces Harriet, Ben, Drummond, Billie and Laura. Another rural romance filled with a real sense of community, long legged cattle farmers and a city girl with a secret. Throw in a quirky cast of small town characters, and, of course, a dog or two.
Charlie's Will - Barrington Book One. Susan's debut novel set in the Barrington region of New South Wales, Australia. Rural romance with a touch of suspense, full of quirky small town characters, cowboys in blue jeans, a cranky stallion and lovable cattle dog.
Love in the Ragged Mountain Ranges
Novella One - Barrington Series. The story of single Mum Nicole and daughter Lucy, recovering from trauma are starting over in a new town, developing an old courthouse into a BnB. Helpful neighbour Robbie and son Harry, and cattle dog Scout, slowly break down their barriers.
Meggie & Max
Novella Two - Barrington Series. Meggie’s in Barrington for her brother’s wedding, local Vet Angus Hamilton. After working overseas for years, she hasn’t told her family she’s not going back. And she hasn’t told them why. Max is the Locum Vet hired to help out in the lead up to the wedding and during the honeymoon. But he doesn’t arrive alone. They each need to move on from their past. When their secrets are revealed, will it empower them, or tear them apart?
Love in the Ragged Mountain Ranges
Anthology of five novellas, five second chance love stories, set in various rural areas across Australia. A wonderful collaboration between five Aussie authors.
Love in a Sunburnt Land Vol. 2
From the authors who brought you Love in a Sunburnt Land Volume 1. Five 'single dad' stories that will move you to tears, laughter ... and leave you just a little bit breathless.
Small Town Publishing
Susan Mackie. Writer. Editor. Lover of small towns, big stories ... and wine, music, books, art .... and bees.
Living, loving and writing in Warwick, Queensland, Australia.
- ASIN : B09YR7JBYG
- Publisher : Small Town Publishing (June 3, 2022)
- Publication date : June 3, 2022
- Language : English
- File size : 5696 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Sticky notes : On Kindle Scribe
- Print length : 593 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #1,354,325 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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All My Heart
When school teacher Tess moves to Tranquil Bay in North Queensland for a short teaching position, she never even thinks that it will change her life forever, these students are nothing like her private school students and even though they give her a hard time at first it is not long before she and them are learning together. When she meets one of her students father’s, single dad Joel and they hit it off so well and an accident brings them closer together, Tess soon discovers that being in Tranquil Bay with Joel is the place she should be.
Beautifully written, this is filled with lots of emotion as the reader gets to know Joel and Tess and the students, a beautiful town that I would love to visit.
The Green Place
Grace is an investigative reporter and has travelled the world in many dangerous places but at the moment she is on assignment for Vogue magazine and doing a piece on sustainable farming and is sent to country Victoria and to meet farmer Joe, Joe is a single dad and not overly impressed about Grace arriving but when they meet there is a spark that neither can deny and soon Grace is getting on so well his son and himself that life is moving forward in a very happy way for them all.
This story is filled with emotion and fabulous characters and such a fabulous setting, such a happy story filled with love.
Caleb is a top chef in the city until disaster hits and then he loses his sister and suddenly Caleb is now fathering his five year old niece in a small country town Bellthorpe and not coping really well that is until local Bridie, strawberry farmer steps in and changes everything. I loved Caleb and Bridie and the community who step in and help as needed it shows love and caring in such a fabulous way.
This is a moving and beautiful story that is sure to make any true romance readers heart soar with happiness.
Meggie & Max
I loved being back in Barrington, it was like coming home to family as we meet newcomer Max and his son they have been through some tough times and a new start in this beautiful town maybe just what they need.
Meggie is home from The States for her brother’s wedding, her decision to not go back is fabulous news for Angus and Rose and when Meggie meets the new locum vet Max and his gorgeous son life is suddenly making lots of sense and with so much joy.
A beautiful story, fabulous characters and a fabulous small country town that is just the place to start over.
Tina has finally returned to Australia after years in The States, this music star’s life has not been what most people would think it should be, and when she is judging a talent contest the one that shot her to fame she really starts to think about her life and future.
Clay is a local farmer and single dad but he is also one fabulous singer as is his daughter Samantha and Samantha is entered into the contest as well, meeting Tina has Clay thinking about his future and soon Clay has Tina on his mind more than he maybe should.
Clay and Tina are drawn together and the spark and pull is something that cannot be denied for long, it was beautiful to see them both find such happiness and joy as they both deserved.
I loved volume one and I love this one even more, I do highly recommend this book to any reader who loves a good story that is sure to keep you turning the pages, packed with emotions and fabulous characters it will leave you feeling very happy as we see some wonderful people find love and happiness.
I received a free copy of this book via Booksprout and am voluntarily leaving a review.
This is a five book collection of short stories. All the stories are well written and kept you interested. I loved the characters. All of the authors did a great job at writing a good story.