Try a Sample Chapter of Fiona McCallum’s Inspiring New Novel, The Long Road Home

Try a Sample Chapter of Fiona McCallum’s Inspiring New Novel, The Long Road Home

Chapter One

It was a quarter to six when Alice’s bosses closed and locked the door of the office of the law firm Baker and Associates behind her. They each gave her a hug.

‘Are you sure you wouldn’t like us to give you and Bill a ride or call a cab?’ Peter Baker asked.

‘Thank you, but we’ll be perfectly fine, won’t we, Billy boy?’ she said, looking down to the Jack Russell sitting to attention at the end of his lead.

‘Okay, if you’re sure. Stay safe,’ Peter said, surprising Alice with another hug. ‘Congratulations again on getting into your course.’

‘Yes, we’re very proud of you. Walk carefully, now,’ Lyn said, also hugging Alice again.

‘See you tomorrow at ten at the end of the market, almost- birthday-girl,’ Ashley Baker said. And Alice received another hug. She didn’t think she’d enjoyed so many platonic hugs in her entire life as she had since moving to Ballarat. It was lovely.

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                          Publisher details

                          The Long Road Home
                          Author
                          Fiona McCallum
                          Publisher
                          Harlequin
                          Genre
                          Fiction
                          Released
                          23 March, 2020

                          Synopsis

                          You can't find where you truly belong until you discover who you really are...Alice Hamilton is enjoying her new life in Ballarat with the freedom to explore her future now she's stepped away from the constraints of her upbringing. She's learnt the hard way that knowledge is power, and is looking forward to her legal studies, then making a difference as a lawyer with heart.But while Alice's life is looking up, back in Hope Springs the world of her former husband Rick Peterson is unravelling. After a chance meeting a few months earlier, Rick and Alice have reconnected. And it's fortunate they have, because Rick is about to need Alice's friendship like he's never needed it before.Rick has always felt a bit lost - as a farmer, he could never admit he didn't feel the deep connection to the land that the only son and third generation farmer should. And now he's suddenly being forced to come to terms with just why his heart isn't in it and what's behind his fractured relationships. Has his whole life been a lie - and if so, where did that lie begin?From Australia's master storyteller comes an inspiring story about how when your life falls apart sometimes help can be found where you least expect it.
                          Fiona McCallum
                          About the author

                          Fiona McCallum

                          Fiona McCallum spent her childhood years on the family cereal and wool farm outside a small town on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula. An avid reader and writer, she decided at age nine that she wanted to be the next Enid Blyton! She is the author of PaychequeNowhere Else, Wattle Creek, Saving Grace, Time will Tell and Meant to Be.

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