y Red Dust single work   novel  
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'After the death of her husband, Adam, in an horrific plane crash, Gemma Sinclair defies community expectations - and Adam's dying words - by deciding to hang on to Billbinya, the 10,000-hectare station he bequeathed to her. As if Gemma's grief and the job of looking after Billbinya aren't enough, a wave of innuendo soon sweeps the community that Adam's plane crash was no accident. Police officers confirm the rumour when they visit Gemma and tell her Adam's death was almost certainly related to his involvement in a cattle and sheep duffing ring. And not only that, but Gemma is indirectly implicated because Billbinya was used as the holding station for the stolen stock.

'Intent on clearing her name, Gemma sets out to get to the bottom of what Adam was doing. In the process, she's stunned at the depths of her husband's wrongdoing and shocked at the identities of his criminal associates.

'Struggling to put the past behind her, Gemma wonders if she'll ever be able to love again ... this heart-wrenching outback saga is the inspirational story of a woman doing her best to defy the odds and triumph over adversity.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • To Anthony, Rochelle, and Hayden, you are my world. To Carolyn and Jeff with heartfelt thanks and to Louise Thurtell fot the opportunity.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
      Extent: 320p.
      ISBN: 9781741756296

Works about this Work

Fleur McDonald – Author Interview 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , June 2010;
On My Bedside Table Sonja Johnson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 October 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Red Dust Fleur McDonald 2009 single work novel
On My Bedside Table Sonja Johnson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 3 October 2009; (p. 20)

— Review of Red Dust Fleur McDonald 2009 single work novel
Fleur McDonald – Author Interview 2010 single work interview
— Appears in: The Australian Literature Review , June 2010;
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