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  • Published: 1 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781864712308
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $24.99

A Changing Land

Fantastic Australian outback saga.

It's the early 1900s and Hamish Gordon has a massive rural holding, Wangallon, built on stock theft. Embarking on a ruthless plan to buy out his neighbours, Hamish's actions test the loyalties of his family and will have serious repercussions for generations to come. In the late 1980s, Sarah Gordon now runs Wangallon with her fiancé, Anthony. Their relationship begins to deteriorate when a power struggle develops between them and escalates with the arrival of Sarah's Scottish half-brother, Jim Macken, who is intent on receiving his inheritance ... Unable to buy Jim out and with the possibility of losing part of Wangallon, Sarah finds herself fighting the law, her half-brother and Anthony. Will she jeopardise her own happiness to keep the Gordon legacy alive?

  • Pub date: 1 March 2012
  • ISBN: 9781864712308
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Nicole Alexander

A fourth-generation grazier, Nicole returned to her family's property in the early 1990s. She is currently the business manager there.

Nicole has a Master of Letters in creative writing and her novels, poetry, travel and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, Germany, America and Singapore.

She is the author of nine novels: The Bark Cutters, A Changing Land, Absolution Creek, Sunset Ridge, The Great Plains, Wild Lands, River Run, An Uncommon Woman and Stone Country.

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Praise for A Changing Land

“'Spanning several generations, past and present are cleverly interwoven in this classic Australian tale'”

“The Weekly Times”

“'Alexander writes from first-hand experience of the harshness of bush life as well as a deep love of the land'”

“Courier Mail”

“'A must read'”

“The Outback Magazine”


“‘A great saga that traces family history with a wealth of romance. ‘”

“Woman's Day”

“‘Past and present are woven through this engrossing Australian saga from new outback author Nicole Alexander.’”

“Doubleday Books”

“‘A Life on the land in outback NSW has inspired first time author Nicole Alexander to write about the bush in The Bark Cutters, which captures the lives of four generations of one family.’”

“Sunday Mail Brisbane”

“‘Can't wait for "The Farmer Wants A Wife"? Get stuck into this Aussie saga spanning four generations. Four stars.’”

“‘With flashbacks to the 1850's. The Bark Cutters explores the highs and lows of living on a generational family farm.’”

“Australian Country Style Magazine”

“‘I was lucky enough to see this debut fiction novel before it was published. An engrossing multi-generational saga set around Wangallon, the Gordon family homestead, this multi-layered story of romance, risk and family secrets by Nicole Alexander, 'Australia's Newest Bush Storyteller', is highly recommended.’”

“Sara Foster-Author of Come Back To Me (Random House 2010)”

“‘A pacy read…rollicking family saga’”

“Weekly Times Now”

“NW Magazine”

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