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    Fleur McDonald in conversation with Penny Fields from Gold Coast Writers' Association

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    Fleur McDonald appears live and in conversation with Penny Fields from Gold Coast Writers' Association.

    Fleur McDonald has lived and worked on farms for much of her life. After growing up in the small town of Orroroo in South Australia, she became a jillaroo before spending twenty years farming 8000 acres, east of Esperance, WA.

    Fleur likes to write about strong women overcoming adversity, drawing inspiration from her own experiences in rural Australia. She is the best-selling author of Red Dust, Blue Skies, Purple Roads, Silver Clouds, Crimson Dawn, Emerald Springs, Indigo Storm, Sapphire Falls, The Missing Pieces of Us, Suddenly One Summer, Fool's Gold, Where the Rivers Run, Without a Doubt, Starting From Now, Red Dirt Country, The Shearer's Wife, Something to Hide, Deception Creek, Rising Dust and Into the NIght as well as the ebook exclusives If You Were Here and A Farmer's Choice.

    Fleur currently lives in Esperance with her two children and an energetic kelpie.

    About her new book, Voices in the Dark

    A powerful and poignant rural family story told by the acclaimed Fleur McDonald, bestselling author of Broad River Station and Into the Night.

    When Sassi Stapleton receives a middle-of-the-night phone call to tell her that her beloved grandmother is unwell, she quickly puts her job on hold, packs her ute and sets off on the long drive home, knowing her grandfather will need her.

    Less than an hour away from Sassi's hometown, Barker, she swerves to miss a roo and her car rolls down an embankment. By the time Sassi is found, her grandmother has already passed away.

    On the other side of the world, Sassi's estranged mother, Amber, receives a similar call and shocks the whole family when she flies home from South Africa.

    With everyone under the same roof, tensions escalate as Amber's secrecy and odd behaviour become unsettling. What is she really doing at home with a father she's barely spoken to since she left years ago? And will Amber and Sassi ever be able to reconnect?

    Releases 31 October!

    Praise for Fleur McDonald

    'With a quintessentially outback South Australian setting, Aussie slang aplenty and a great mix of characters, Broad River Station will delight new and long-time readers of McDonald, who shows once again why she is known as the Voice of the Outback.' – Better Reading

    'Fleur McDonald is a master of the rural suspense novel, her characters and storyline crackle with authenticity.' - Family Circle on Broad River Station

    'Intense, gritty and filled with humour.' - Brenda's Book Reviews on Into the Night

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