The Cattleman's Daughter

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Author
Rachael Treasure
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Fiction, Rural Romance
Released
28 September, 2009

The Cattleman’s Daughter

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    Synopsis

    Born on the rugged Dargo High Plains and raised by her cattleman father, Emily Flanaghan has lost her way in life.Locked in an unhappy marriage in the suburbs, Emily misses the high country with a fierce ache. To make matters worse, her heritage is under threat.  A government bill to evict the mountain cattlemen is about to be passed, and the Flanaghans could be banned from the mountains their family has looked after for generations.When a terrible accident brings Emily to the brink of death, she realises she must return to the high country to seek a way forward in life; healing herself, her daughters and her land. Along the way, she finds herself falling in love with a man who works for the government -  the traditional opposition of the cattlemen  - new Parks ranger, Luke Bradshaw. But just as she sees that the land and Luke are the keys to regaining her life, Emily faces losing them both in the greatest challenge of all . . .
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    About the author

    Rachael Treasure

    Rachael Treasure lives in southern rural Tasmania with her two young children and an extended family of Kelpies, chooks, horses, sheep and a time-share Jack Russell. She is passionate about encouraging non-readers to read, as well as inspiring farmers to consider regenerative agricultural practices.Rachael's first novel, Jillaroo, was a bestseller and has become one of Australia's iconic works of fiction, inspiring other country women to contribute to the genre of contemporary rural literature. She has written four other bestselling novels and two collections of short stories.

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