I love Barbara Hannay
's stuff. No wonder; she's a multiple RITA nominee, a RITA winner, and an all
around gorgeous lady. And add to all that she writes the most warm,
rich, evocative, delightful books! Her Playboy Challenge
is still one of my all-time fave Mills and Boon books EVER. So when her first single title novel - the outback romance ZOE'S MUSTER hit the shelves, I grabbed a copy quick smart!
Zoe is just gorgeous. Stuck between a rock and a hard place when she discovers her father is not her father, she promises her devastated mother she won't tell a soul. And yet she goes off in secret search of her real dad, a North Queensland cattleman. The hero, Mac, lives on a neighbouring property, and the man is just heavenly - beautiful, damaged, and with that long and loose with the lazy strides of any good 'cowboy'. Every time he came onto the page the excitement level just lifts.
With multiple stories drawing you through Zoe's journey you'll be thoroughly entertained by this one. It's warm, gentle, romantic, with a good dose of the rugged Aussie outback.
Three women … two families …
one secret …
When Zoe, restless black sheep of the Porter family, discovers that her
biological father is a North Queensland cattleman, Peter Fairburn, her deep
desire to meet him takes her from inner city Brisbane to a job as a stockcamp
Zoe’s mother, Claire, is wrestling with guilt and shock over Zoe’s discovery.
She swears Zoe to secrecy, fearing that the truth could ruin the career of her
high profile politician husband. When she is forced to confront her past, Claire
also reassesses her marriage.
Virginia Fairburn is happily married to Peter, but she’s always lived with the
shadow of the other woman her husband loved and lost.
the muster at Mullinjim, Zoe meets brooding cattleman Mac McKinnon, who knows
from painful experience that city girls can’t cope in the bush. Every instinct
tells Mac that Zoe is hiding something. As the pressure to reveal her mother’s
secret builds, Zoe fears she must confide in him or burst.
The truth has the potential to destroy two families. Or can it clear the way for
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