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Home before sundown / Barbara Hannay.

By: Hannay, Barbara [author.].
Publisher: Melbourne : Michael Joseph, 2013Description: 319 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781921901133 ; 1921901136 .Subject(s): Fathers and daughters -- Fiction | Farmers -- FictionGenre/Form: Australian fiction -- 21st century.DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: For Bella Fairburn, a girl from the bush, her new life in Europe is a dream come true. Each day brings fresh experiences, including a cute French ski instructor boyfriend. But news of her beloved father's second heart attack brings Bella rushing home, accompanied by her aunt Liz, who's lived and worked in London for the past thirty years. Bella's father has never considered her a suitable candidate to run Mullinjim, their family cattle property in Far North Queensland. Bella seizes this chance to finally prove to him that she's perfectly capable of taking over until he recovers. But coming home to Mullinjim is fraught with emotional danger for both Bella and Liz. While Bella is confident she can deal with drought, the threat of bushfires, and cattle bogged in muddy dams, she fears facing her neighbour Gabe Mitchell. Gabe is the man she once hoped to marry, but he's also the man who broke her heart. And for Liz, Mullinjim holds a painful secret from her past that must never be revealed.
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<p>Coming home can break your heart . . . or change your life.<br> <br> For Bella Fairburn, a girl from the bush, her new life in Europe is a dream come true. But news of her beloved father's heart attack brings Bella rushing back to Australia along with her aunt Liz, an acclaimed musician who's been living in London for the past thirty years.<br> <br> Coming home is fraught with emotional danger for both Bella and Liz. While Bella is confident she can deal with drought, bushfires and bogged cattle, she dreads facing her neighbour. Gabe Mitchell is the man she once hoped to marry, but he's also the man who broke her heart.<br> <br> And for Liz, Mullinjim holds a painful secret that must never be revealed . . .<br> <br> In the rugged beauty of the outback, new futures beckon, but Bella and Liz must first confront the heartaches of the past.</p> <p>' A fantastic story with beautiful characters and a lovely backdrop of rural Australia. ... heartache, loss, love and new beginnings. ' 1 girl... 2 many books </p>

For Bella Fairburn, a girl from the bush, her new life in Europe is a dream come true. Each day brings fresh experiences, including a cute French ski instructor boyfriend. But news of her beloved father's second heart attack brings Bella rushing home, accompanied by her aunt Liz, who's lived and worked in London for the past thirty years. Bella's father has never considered her a suitable candidate to run Mullinjim, their family cattle property in Far North Queensland. Bella seizes this chance to finally prove to him that she's perfectly capable of taking over until he recovers. But coming home to Mullinjim is fraught with emotional danger for both Bella and Liz. While Bella is confident she can deal with drought, the threat of bushfires, and cattle bogged in muddy dams, she fears facing her neighbour Gabe Mitchell. Gabe is the man she once hoped to marry, but he's also the man who broke her heart. And for Liz, Mullinjim holds a painful secret from her past that must never be revealed.

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