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Beyond the orchard
Beyond the orchard
Romer, Anna2016
Lucy Briar has arrived home in turmoil after years overseas. She's met her fiancé in London and has her life mapped out, but something is holding her back. Hoping to ground herself and find answers, Lucy settles into once familiar routines. But old tortured feelings flood Lucys existence when her beloved father, Ron, is hospitalised and Morgan the man who drove her away all those years ago seeks her out. Worse, Ron implores Lucy to visit Bitterwood Estate, the crumbling historic family guesthouse now left to him. He needs Lucy to find something an old photograph album, the very thing that drove Ron and his father apart. Lucy has her own painful memories of Bitterwood, darkness that has plagued her dreams since she was young. But as Lucy searches for the album, the house begins to give up its ghosts and she is driven to put them to rest. And there, held tightly between the house, the orchard and the soaring cliffs, Lucy uncovers a long-hidden secret that shattered a family's bond and kept a frightened young girl in its thrall ... and Lucy discovers just how fierce the lonely heart can be.
Main title:
Beyond the orchard / Anna Romer.
Romer, Anna, author
Cammeray, NSW : Simon & Schuster, 2016.©2016
471 pages ; 24 cm.
9781925184426 (paperback)
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionROMEOnloan - Due: 27 Aug 2021
Hampton LibraryAdult FictionROMEAvailable