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Issue Details: First known date: 2013... 2013 Dark Horse
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'Sarah Barnard has lost her trail-riding business, her horses, her house and her husband. Avoiding the daunting task of facing family on Christmas Day, she sets off on her beloved black mare, Tansy, into the Mortimer Ranges. But when a flash storm turns Spinners Creek into a raging torrent, Sarah is trapped on Devil Mountain. Seeking shelter, she rides higher, to the summit, to the remote Hangman's Hut.

A man, a bushwalker also trapped, joins Sarah there. Heath is friendly, capable and handsome. There are elements to his story that don't ring true though. Why is he so deep in the wilderness without any gear? Where is his vehicle? Why does he seem in no rush to be rescued?

Surviving together means Sarah must put aside her doubts and trust him. Yet the closer they get the more her suspicions grow. Isolated, with no rescuers in sight, Sarah finds herself locked into dangerous game of intimacy and survival with a man displaying all the hallmarks of a killer.' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: Where is the rich, dark earth, brown and moist?

    Where is the smell of rain dripping from gum trees?

    -John Marsden, The Rabbits

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2013 .
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      Extent: 1vp.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 24/04/2013
      ISBN: 9781921901539

Works about this Work

Life of Crime Brings Sweet Success for Honey Brown Neil McMahon , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 31 August 2014; (p. 11)
Honey Brown : Dark Horse Karen Chisholm , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , May 2013;

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
Between the Lines William Yeoman (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 April 2013; (p. 21)
[Untitled] Owen Richardson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 August 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
Honey Brown : Dark Horse Karen Chisholm , 2013- single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , May 2013;

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
A Wild Ride, But a Winner in the End Anne Partlon , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 18-19 May 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Julie Thomson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 1-2 June 2013; (p. 21)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 15 June 2013; (p. 26)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Owen Richardson , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 10 August 2013; (p. 30)

— Review of Dark Horse Honey Brown , 2013 single work novel
World of Words Jane Sullivan , 2012 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 28-29 December 2012; (p. 22) The Canberra Times , 29 December 2012; (p. 15-16) The Saturday Age , 29 December 2012; (p. 22-23)
Jane Sullivan nominates the best Australian and overseas published books for 2013.
Between the Lines William Yeoman (interviewer), 2013 single work interview
— Appears in: The West Australian , 27 April 2013; (p. 21)
Life of Crime Brings Sweet Success for Honey Brown Neil McMahon , 2014 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 31 August 2014; (p. 11)
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