A Changing Land (Gordon, #2)
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A Changing Land (Gordon #2)

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The sequel to The Bark Cutters, full of romance, tragedy, family secrets, and misunderstandings.
Past and present interweave in the continuing legacy of the Gordon family. It's the early 19th Century and Hamish Gordon has a massive rural holding built on stock theft and is determined to ensure that his son and heir, Angus, will inherit an enlarged property. Embarking on a f...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 26th 2011 by Random House Australia (first published March 1st 2011)
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This book was just weird. First of all, I think the editor totally blew this job. One major character had a name change between books, some of the family's historical stuff got muddled and there were a few other inconsistencies that just niggled. In addition, the romance that got sorted in the previous book went sideways, apparently just for dramatic effect. The introduction of a possible half brother in the previous book turned into a major debacle, especially when it turned out his mother lied...more
A great sequel to 'The Bark Cutters' with a satisfying ending :)
I read this knowing it was the second book, but I grabbed it as it was the only one in the library on the day! I enjoyed it, but did find it a little hard going at the beginning - probably because I hadn't read the first book in the series, AND because it was my first 'bush' book - not something I've ever read before. By the second half, I was really in to it, and the last quarter was unputdownable - absolutely thrilling in conclusion. I will be getting the first book as soon as I can!
Pete Loveday
As the sequel to The Bark Cutters, this book develops more of the complex characters, in particular Sarah who is having difficulty accepting her passion and love for the family cattle station, Wangallon. Her love for Anthony becomes overshadowed by the terms of her grandfathers Will and her discovery of a half brother in Scotland who wants his inheritance.
The story is well crafted with many twists and turns but moves at a slow pace until the conclusion.
The characters are all somewhat shallow and...more
Ginger Johnson
Great book. Couldn't put it down. Loved how she wove past/present together Look forward to more by this author
Accurate recall of true Australian bush life :)
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Nicole Alexander is a fourth generation grazier and novelist living in north west NSW, Australia. Nicole has a Master of Letters in creative writing and her poetry, travel, genealogy articles and novels have been published in Australia, America, Germany, New Zealand and Singapore. She is the author of a poetry collection, Divertissements and currently writes popular fiction:The bark cutters (2010)...more
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