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A Hint of Darkness: An Australian Novel Linking Contemporary & Victorian; Parallels the Lives of Two Women. the Spectre of Revenge Shadows Emmaline as She Fights for Survival in a Hostile Environment. Ellie Struggles in a Society Ruled by Commercialism.

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Compelling Australian, Historical/contemporary fiction, parallels the lives of the two strong female protagonists. Emmaline Gidley-King & her beloved papa share an affinity with the land. Papa alters his will, Emmaline & not her brother Thomas will inherit the thriving family vineyard Chateau Fontenay, in the Yarra Valley. His decision sets in motion a chain of eve ...more
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Published August 9th 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Beverely
Jun 06, 2017 rated it liked it
I really enjoyed the two female characters, the different times and societies they live in, their lives and challenges. Excellent research for Emmaline. Very enjoyable read, can recommend from a very difficult reader to please.










Theresa Smith Writes
Rich in historical detail and well researched, these two novels in the Saga of Emmaline Gildley-King will suit fans of early Australian history and those who enjoy an involved family saga. 
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