The book that launched Di Morrissey as Australia's most popular female novelist
At 21, Queenie Hanlon has the world at her feet and the love of handsome bushman TR Hamilton. Beautiful, wealthy and intelligent, she is the only daughter of Tingulla Station, the famed outback property in the wilds of western Queensland.
At 22, her life lies in ruins. A series of disasters has robbed her of everything she ever loved. Everything except Tingulla – her ancestral home and her spirit’s Dreaming place. And now she is about to lose that too…
An extraordinary story of thwarted love and heroic struggle, Heart of the Dreaming is the tale of one woman’s courage and her determination to take on the world and win.
#30 in Australia’s Top 100 Favourite Homegrown Reads
Di Morrissey is one of the most successful and prolific authors Australia has ever produced.
She trained as a journalist, working in newspapers, magazines, television, film, theatre and advertising around the world. It was her fascination with different countries; their landscape, their cultural, political and environmental issues that has been the catalyst for her novels which are all inspired by a particular landscape.
Di has been a tireless and passionate advocate and activist for many causes.
Di lives with her partner, Boris Janjic, in the Manning Valley, NSW.