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 went jillarooing, eventually co-owning an 8000-acre property in regional Western Australia. 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 and Emerald Springs. She has two gorgeous children and a Jack Russell terrier.
The pace of this tale and of Eliza's recovery from a tumultuous past are credible and the cast of outback locals is colourful and varied. * Weekly Times *