Long Way Home
A prodigal daughter returns to Brockenridge...
Eleven years ago Ruby Aston left Brockenridge - and its small-town gossip - for the anonymity of the big city. Now, a grieving Ruby is forced to come home to the place she loathes. But it also means returning...more
Long Way Home is the first mainstream rural romance title from Nicola Marsh, a USA Today Bestselling Author. Nicola Marsh certainly makes her mark on the small town Australian contemporary romance scene with her tender hearted novel, which is the first book in the Brockenridge series. Long Way Home is a heartbreaker, but it is also filled with moments of hope and semblance. It is book that will keep you engaged from cover to cov ...more
After the sudden death of her mother, Ruby Aston reluctantly returns to the small country town of Brockenridge she had fled eleven years earlier. Planning to go back to Melbourne after the funeral, Ruby is stunned to learn that she’s inherited the roadhouse and motel she assumed her mother had simply managed, and when a local developer, Connor Delaney, reveals his plan to te ...more
Ruby is coming home to the town she ran from years before, her mother Clara has just passed away suddenly and Ruby is heart-broken, she is met by her fri ...more
Long Way Home is a rural romance published by the MIRA imprint and would make a solid start to a series, or a trilogy at least, so I will be sure to keep my eyes open for more stories by Marsh ...more
Thank you @harlequinaus @romanceanz for sending me a copy of Long Way Home by Nicola Marsh in exchange for my honest review.
Thank you Nicola Marsh for writing this beautiful story. I truly feel that this book was sent to me for a reason. It spoke to me on number of levels.
Nicola Marsh's writing flows beautifully and her characterisation allowed me, as a reader, to immediately connect with the characters. From the first page, I was intrigued and didn't want to pu ...more
Ruby left Brokenridge 11 years ago on the night of her high graduation ball due the small town gossip. Ruby was bullied by the towns rich girls and got her accused of steeling one thing she didn't. Ruby had bought her dress from the op shop instead buy fuel for her car as her mother could not afford to spend money on a new dress. She asked to go to the ball by the son ...more
What a great, romantic and easy read this one was by Nicola Marsh. I was going through a busy time and this was the perfect book to occupy my brain for 15 minutes before going to bed.
Ruby Aston left Brockenridge as a teenager – fleeing from bullying at school to live in Melbourne. Ruby returns 11 years later under sad circumstances surrounding her Mum, where she reconnects with Connor – her teenage crush (which failed to go anyw ...more
Connor and Ruby have history that goes back to high school. About a decade later they meet up again under tragic circumstances. They're both on different paths so you have to wonder can the author make it work.
The characters in this story were so real, they made the book so entertaining. ...more
It’s the characters in this book that made it special for me. Within the roadhouse there are loyal staff members Alis ...more
I quite enjoyed this story. It was a nice, easy read that kept me engaged throughout so it was finished in only a few days. I really felt for the young Ruby who was bullied & tormented so much that she had to leave her mother & her home just to escape the torment that was being put upon her. And that it so badly affected her that she felt she could never return until it was too late.
I felt that the portrayal of he ...more
She has published 70 books and sold over 8 million copies worldwide.
She currently writes domestic suspense novels for Hachette UK's Bookouture, rural romance for Harper Collins Australia's Mira imprint, and contemporary romance for Harlequin Dare.
She's a Waldenbooks ...more