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Adam’s Empire

by Evan Green

Adam, orphaned at nine, cherised a dream – that one day he would have land of his own. The opal fields of Coober Pedy offered his first glimpse of riches – and Nellie, a dusky beauty, provided his first taste of love…

From the western plains of New South Wales to the balmy waters of Sydney Harbour, from the grinding heat of a West Australian cattle station to the eerie desert shores of Lake Eyre, Adam was driven by his ambition.

At his side stood Heather, a woman whose blonde beauty masked a calculating heart of ice. And when tragedy struck, it seemed that Adam would never realise his dream…

#66 in Australia’s Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads


01 January, 1986

About Evan Green

As well as being a novelist, Evan Green worked in public relations and advertising, and as a radio and television journalist. He was perhaps best known for his adventure thrillers, which are often set in the outback and draw upon his experiences as a journalist reporting on car races across Australia. These novels are an accessible combination of action, mystery and romance. Many of the novels were a commercial success and were subsequently adapted for film and television. Apart from his novels, Green was well-known for his motor car racing books and for Journeys with Gelignite Jack, a biography of motor car racer Jack Murray.


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