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Starting From Now

(Detective Dave Burrows)

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A suspenseful novel of rural life and real country issues from our genuine Voice of the Outback, author of the bestselling Where the River Runs

When twenty-five-year-old journalist, Zara Ellison receives her mother's ominous text message, Call me when you can, Zara knows it's not good news.

Two weeks later, Zara has left her much-loved city life to relocate
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Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 1st 2019 by Allen & Unwin AU
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Brenda
Twenty-five-year-old Zara Ellison was a journalist who loved her job. She’d been with the Farming Telegraph in Adelaide for years and was a well-respected journo. Her hometown of Barker wasn’t a long drive away, but she loved city life even though she was born a country girl. Zara covered the farmers, the drought and everything connected to the land – farming was in her blood as she had grown up on the family farm, Rowberry Glen. The emergence of a local activist group, Voices for Animals, was something ...more
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Nov 03, 2019 rated it really liked it
I'm really enjoying this (interrelated) series by Fleur McDonald. It really doesn't matter where you enter because each of the books works easily as a standalone. Detective Dave Burrows is the link between books, but each introduces new characters whose stories are central to the plot.

There's usually a smidge of romance and a crime or two and they're all set in rural or regional Australia. Given her own farming background, McDonald effortlessly conveys a real sense of the lives our c
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Ann D
Nov 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It was great to see Dave Burrows again, a wonderful story. Loved the characters
Edith Clark
Nov 11, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another one of Fleur’s books that one wants to keep reading until the end. Suspense, mystery, rural life and a little bit of romance written by one of my favourite authors.
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After growing up on a farm near Orroroo in South Australia, Fleur McDonald’s first job was jillarooing in the outback. She has been involved in agriculture all her life, including helping manage a 8000-acre station foe twenty years. Today she and her two children, along with a Jack Russell and her energetic kelpie, Jack, live in Esperance, Western Australia,

Fleur is the author of 14 bestselling n
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