‘A heart-warming story set in the rugged outback about finding out who you really want to be.’ Annie Seaton
CITY TO OUTBACK
Obstetrician Riley Brand leaves the city behind to go in search of her mother, who’s taken leave from her marriage to pursue a passion for opal mining in the dry back blocks of an old mining town. Accepting a short-term posting as a fertility expert in Lightning Ridge, Riley plans to assist women pursue their baby dreams in remote and regional areas, while at the same time helping to rekindle her parents’ love for each other.
The small dusty community is a far cry from her polite medical practice on the North Shore of Sydney, but the down-to-earth locals soon welcome her into the fold with their Friday night social gatherings. But no one is more welcoming than enigmatic doctor Konrad Grey, the GP who’s working alongside her.
NEW BEGINNINGS, NEW LOVES
When an employee of their medical practice confesses she’s hiding an unexpected pregnancy, Konrad and Riley are thrown together in challenging and wonderful ways.
A moving and heartwarming story about new life and new loves, about the treasures to be found above and beneath the surface of a small country town, and about the important choices women must make in life.
PRAISE FOR FIONA MCARTHUR
'Reading Fiona McArthur is like wrapping yourself in a warm blanket and sitting under the stars.' RACHAEL JOHNS
'McArthur...has great skill in storytelling.' SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
'I never miss one of Fiona McArthur's books.' SAM STILL READING
'Whenever I feel like journeying to the ochre and brown glory of the outback with its special brand of people, I know Fiona McArthur will take me there ...' BOOK MUSTER DOWN UNDER