'Joan Yelland, beautiful, wealthy, tired of the Sydney social whirl and suffering from an unhappy love affair, flies away from it all to a cattle station in North West Australia. There she finds a new and exciting life.
'She learns how to swim a swollen river on horseback; to protect a homestead when a cyclone threatens; to sleep beneath the stars. She learns, too, what love truly is when she meets The Moonshiner, a handsome stranger on a black horse, who is pledged to someone else...'
Source: Publisher's blurb.