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Cathryn Hein Cathryn Hein i(A145942 works by)
Born: Established: South Australia, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Cathryn Hein was born in South Australia's rural south-east. She completed a Bachelor of Applied Science (Agriculture), then moved to Melbourne and later Newcastle, working in the agricultural and turf seeds industry.

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The Country Girl 2017 single work novel romance

After landing a major cookbook deal, star food blogger Tash Ranger swaps city life for the family farm. But Tash’s homecoming is bittersweet, for now she can no longer avoid seeing her best friend Maddie, who was severely injured in a riding accident and unable to communicate. No one knows that Maddie and Tash had a deep falling out and with every visit Tash must pretend to be the friend everyone believes her to be.

Patrick Lawson, Maddie’s fiancé, battles despair and hope daily as Maddie lies imprisoned in her body, gradually losing his faith in her recovery. When Tash returns to Castlereagh Road with her joy and boundless appetite for life, he realises finally what his loved ones have been trying to tell him for months – that Maddie wouldn’t want him to throw his life away. It's time to move on. But letting go is no easy feat, especially if moving on means Tash. He’s a country boy and she is a star on the rise with ambitions that could propel her out of reach.

Can these two friends step out of the shadow of Maddie’s tragic life and accept love, or is the past forever destined to dictate their future? (Synopsis)

2017 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
Chrissy and the Burroughs Boy 2017 single work novel romance

'Chrissy James has only been home in small-town Levenham a few weeks when her teenage crush plays hero and saves her from an aggressive drunk. Seven years ago, Nick Burroughs was the school hottie while she was the overweight girl with braces, bad hair, and an unrequited obsession with the sports star every girl in school wanted. Her failed efforts to attract Nick's attention still burn.

'Chrissy sure has his attention now, but she's older, smarter and focused on settling into her new dream job as wine marketer. No matter how sexy he's grown, or how keen his interest, Nick will need to do a lot more than see off a drunk if he wants to win her over.

'But Chrissy doesn't count on the determination of a Burroughs boy in love. Nick will do anything to recapture Chrissy's heart, even if it means acting the romantic fool and embarrassing himself in the process.

'Will Nick's efforts to make amends for the past backfire or will Chrissy's career thwart everything? Grab this cute small-town romance and find out!'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 finalist Australian Romance Readers Awards Favourite Contemporary Romance
Santa and the Saddler 2016 single work novel romance

'He's found the girl of his dreams, but she's just passing through. Can he turn fleeting Christmas magic into forever?

'Windmill fabricator Danny Burroughs doesn't have time to wait in line at the local saddler–no matter how pretty the girl behind the counter–he's juggling two jobs as it is. But his little sister has her heart set on a unique piece of saddlery for Christmas and he can't let her down.

'Expert saddler Beth Wells has no idea that when she comes to small town Levenham to look after her grandfather's shop she'll be swamped with customers. Overrun by day, Beth is forced to work late into the night on Christmas orders. The last thing she needs is another.

'When super-cute Danny arrives at the saddlery after midnight wearing a Santa suit, a broad grin and pleading she make his sister's present, Beth makes a deal–she will take the order in exchange for Danny's help. Except this flirty Santa's idea of helping involves more than stacking shelves, and in the confines of the saddlery their smouldering attraction soon becomes a blaze. But no matter how hopelessly drawn she is, Beth has a job interstate and a mum who needs her. Anything more than friendship is pointless.

'Will these two chance-met strangers find the courage to gamble on their love? Or will the girl Danny's been looking for all his life leave nothing behind but a sweet Christmas memory?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2017 finalist Romance Writers of Australia, Romantic Book of the Year Award Romance Novella
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