The Great Plains

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Author
Nicole Alexander
Publisher
Random House Australia
Genre
Fiction
Released
03 November, 2014
ISBN
9781742759869

The Great Plains

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Synopsis

It is Dallas 1886, and the Wade Family is going from strength to strength: from a thriving newspaper and retail business in Texas to a sprawling sheep station half a world away in Queensland.Yet money and power cannot compensate for the tragedy that struck twenty-three years ago, when Joseph Wade was slaughtered and his seven-year-old daughter Philomena abducted by Apache Indians.Only her uncle, Aloysius, remains convinced that one day Philomena will return. So when news reaches him that the legendary Geronimo has been captured, and a beautiful white woman discovered with him, he believes his prayers have been answered.Little does he know that the seeds of disaster have just been sown.Over the coming years three generations of Wade men will succumb to an obsession with three generations of mixed-blood Wade women: the courageous Philomena, her hot-headed granddaughter Serena, and her gutsy great-granddaughter Abelena – a young woman destined for freedom in a distant red land. But at what price . . . ?#99 in Australia's Top 100 2016
Nicole Alexander
About the author

Nicole Alexander

Nicole Alexander has a Master of letters in Creative Writing and her novels, poetry, travel, writing and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, America, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany, Ukraine and Canada. She is the author of ten novels: The Bark CuttersA Changing LandAbsolution CreekSunset RidgeThe Great PlainsWild LandsRiver RunAn Uncommon WomanStone Country and The Cedar Tree. Nicole lives in north-west NSW.

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