Book List in Order: 21 titles

  • Sometimes life provides a second chance.Ann Baird has never forgotten her first love and the decision she made that brought her a lifetime of guilt and regret. She knows that some refer to her as a bitter old maid, yet underneath the stoic face she s...


  • Can Granite Springs provide healing and a new beginning?Peta Forrest has arrived in the country town of Granite Springs determined to help her granddaughter cope with her mother's brutal murder and create a new life for them both.Frank Beattie, owner...


  • A return to Granite Springs. A family Christmas. A time for love and joy...or is it?A year after a devastating bushfire destroyed Magda Duncan's home, she returns to Granite Springs determined to resume her life and organise a wonderful family Christ...


  • Marie Cunningham's life falls into disarray when she is suddenly thrust into caring for her teenage niece. After operating The Bean Sprout Café with her former partner, becoming a single parent is not a life she ever imagined.Drew Hamilton has...


  • When Lyn Hudson takes early retirement, her plan is to fulfil a lifelong dream to travel the world. But news of her father’s death forces her back to Granite Springs; the town she fled when she was eighteen. While she has fond memories of roami...


  • She's a strait-laced, inhibited career woman. He's an aging hippie who acts without thinking. What could they possibly have in common?Fran Reilly has hidden a secret sorrow for the past thirty years. But turning fifty and losing her mother forces her...


  • Two families. Two troubled pasts. Can they find a future together?Following the loss of her husband and the devastating accusations surrounding his death, Kay Jackson has experienced the icy chill of alienation from the close-knit town of Granite Spr...


  • Two old friends. A new relationship. What could possibly go wrong?Growing up in the small Australian country town of Granite Springs, Jo and Col have been lifelong friends.Following Jo’s divorce and the death of Col’s wife, the pair find comfort ...


  • Isla Cameron. headmistress at an elite girl's school in Glasgow, is determinedly single, adroitly avoiding all attempts at matchmaking by a close friend.Widower Alasdair MacLeod is grieving for the wife he lost two years earlier, struggling as the si...






  • Drawn together by fate, can this midlife couple find happiness?University lecturer Alex Carter is devastated when her partner ends their long-term relationship. Accepting a position at a university on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, she plans to spend...



  • Former top model Celia Ramsay is determined to extricate herself from her bullying husband – a former football hero. Despite his despicable behaviour towards their daughters, Celia agrees to join her husband on the media campaign for his memoir in ...


  • A promise for the future. A threat from the past. Can Bel find happiness? Back in Sydney after her aunt’s death, sixty-five year-old Bel Davison is making plans to sell up her home and business and return to Scotland where she has promised to spend...


  • Two Isobels. A lifetime of regret. A love that spans the yearsIn 1938, as the world hurtled towards war, twenty-year-old Isobel MacDonald fell madly in love. But fate and her own actions conspired to deny her the happiness she yearned for. Many years...


  • Rosa Taylor is celebrating her fiftieth birthday with champagne. By the river. On her own. After finishing her six-year long affair with her boss, Rosa is desperate to avoid him in the workplace and determined to forge a new life for herself. Harry K...


  • When Beth Carson flees her controlling husband, a Sydney surgeon, and travels to Florence, Oregon, she is unsure what her future holds. Although her only knowledge of Florence comes from a few postcards found in her late mother’s effects, she immed...


  • Jan Turnbull’s life takes a sharp turn towards chaos the instant her eldest son, Simon takes a tumble in the surf and loses his life. Blame competes with grief and Jan’s husband turns against her. She finds herself ousted from the family home and...


  • Dreamcatchers trap bad dreams – but sometimes nightmares escape. Ellen Williams, a Native American with a gift for foretelling the future, is at a loss to explain her terrifying nightmares and the portentous feeling of dread that seems to hang over...


  • What if you discover everything you believed to be true about yourself has been a lie? Stunned by news of an impending redundancy, and impelled by the magic of a long-forgotten sand dollar, widow Jenny Sullivan retreats to her godmother in Oregon to ...






  • Anna Hollis believes she has a happy marriage. A schoolteacher in Sydney, Anna juggles her busy life with a daughter in the throes of first love and increasingly demanding aging parents. When Anna’s husband of twenty-five years leaves her, on Chris...