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  • Published: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781760140175
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 360
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The Secret Years




From the wild beauty of the Australian bush to England's rugged south coast, this is a deeply moving story of heartbreak, heroism and homecoming by a beloved, multi-award-winning author.

Some family secrets are best set free.

When Lucy Hunter stumbles upon her grandfather Harry's World War II memorabilia, she finds a faded photograph of a stunning young woman known simply as 'George' and a series of heartfelt letters. They are clues about the secret years, a period of Lucy's family history that has been kept a mystery . . . until now.
How did a cattleman from north Queensland find forbidden love with the Honourable Georgina Lenton of London and persuade her to move to his isolated outback property? And why are the effects of this encounter still reverberating in the lives of Lucy and her mother, Rose, now?
As the passions of the past trickle down the years, three generations of one family pull together. Each must learn in their own way how true love can conquer the greatest challenges of all.
From the wild beauty of the Australian bush to England's rugged south coast, this is a deeply moving story of heartbreak, heroism and homecoming by a beloved, multi-award-winning author.
Praise for Barbara Hannay
'A sprawling love story set in the stunning north Queensland hinterland – this is Barbara Hannay at her best.' Queensland Country Life
'***** Will have you laughing one moment and in tears the next.' Talking Books
'Seamlessly weaves together a story of love lost and gained. Another delightful rural romance.' Book'd Out

  • Pub date: 26 August 2015
  • ISBN: 9781760140175
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 360

About the Author

Barbara Hannay

Barbara Hannay writes women's fiction, with over twelve million books sold worldwide. Her novels set in Australia have been translated into twenty-six languages, and she has won the Romance Writers of America's RITA award and been shortlisted five times. Two of Barbara’s novels have also won the Romance Writers of Australia's Romantic Book of the Year award.

Barbara lives in Townsville with her writer husband and enjoys being close to the Coral Sea, the stunning tropical scenery and colourful characters, all of which find their way into her popular stories.

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