RELEASE DAY ALERT: Kerry McGinnis’ Secrets of the Springs
From the best-selling author of Out of Alice comes a captivating new outback mystery from Australia’s most authentic rural writer and beloved voice of the bush. A pioneer of the genre, Kerry McGinnis is an enduring highlight of the rural fiction landscape in Australia. From a young age, Kerry has spent her time living and working in some of the most remote locations in outback Australia.
Living through not only the infamously devastating ‘beef crash’, but all the many varied droughts and crises over the years, Kerry has developed an original and striking voice which authentically captures both the beauty and hardships of life in rural Australia.
Exploring family, secrets and love on the land, Secrets of the Springs is another stunning work in McGinnis’s extensive collection of titles, unveiling the strength and resilience of women in outback Australia.
Secrets of the Springs
Orla Macrae never thought she would return to her hometown in the stunning countryside of outback New South Wales, but when a mysterious letter regarding her estranged and dying uncle arrives, she finds herself flung back into a web of family secrets and the life she thought she had left far behind.
Arriving back to find her hometown ravaged by the 1970s’ ‘beef crash’, Orla finds herself locked in a battle with ghosts from her past in a quest to uncover the truth. What was her uncle’s mysterious secret? Was there any hope in staying on the land, when so many had already packed up and left? Could she find love in the harsh Australian bush?