Sunset Ridge

Publisher details

Sunset Ridge
Author
Nicole Alexander
Publisher
Random House
Genre
Historical Fiction
Released
02 September, 2013

Synopsis

They went to war and fought for love ...Although Madeleine has grown up in the shadow of her grandfather, the renowned artist David Harrow, she knows little about him. For David died long before she was born, and his paintings sold off to save the family property, Sunset Ridge.Now, decades on, with the possibility of a retrospective of David's work, Madeleine races to unravel the remarkable life of her grandfather, a veteran of the Great War, unaware that his legacy extends far beyond the boundaries of the family property…It's 1916, and as Europe descends further into bloodshed, three Queensland brothers -Thaddeus, Luther and David Harrow - choose freedom over their restricted lives at Sunset Ridge. A ‘freedom' that sees them bound for the hell of the trenches.With the world on fire around them, the brothers bear witness to both remarkable courage and shocking carnage. But they also come to understand the healing power of love – love for their comrades, love for each other, and love for the young, highly spirited girl they left back home…This is a story of bravery and misadventure, of intolerance and friendship, most of all it is the story of three young men who went to war and fought for love. 'A wonderfully researched, beautifully written saga.'  Woman's Day 
Nicole Alexander
About the author

Nicole Alexander

A fourth-generation grazier, Nicole returned to her family's property in the early 1990s. She is currently the business manager there and has a hands-on role in the running of the property.Nicole has a Master of Letters in creative writing and her novels, poetry, travel and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, Germany, America and Singapore.She is the author of five novels: The Bark CuttersA Changing LandAbsolution Creek, Sunset Ridge and The Great Plains.

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