The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare

Publisher details

The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare
Author
Rachael Treasure
Publisher
Penguin
Genres
Fiction, Rural Romance
Released
28 September, 2011

Synopsis

A dairy farmer's daughter searches for love in a city pub; a grieving widow heals her heart and her community; a cheated wife finds the ultimate revenge.

The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare features stories full of warmth and heart and humour, and with characters as diverse and colourful as the Australian countryside itself.

Laugh and smile your way through this book, which includes the favourites 'The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare' and 'The Evolution of Sadie Smith', as well as some new stories never before published in book form. So sit back and enjoy the special 'Treasure' take on the world.

'Treasure writes with true grit, wit and warmth.'  Australian Women's Weekly

'At her best, and within the framework of the modern romance tale, Treasure is a storyteller in the tradition of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: down-to-earth, bawdy, satirical, and entertaining.' Australian Book Review
Rachael Treasure
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.

Books by Rachael Treasure

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