Newly arrived on the Otago Goldfields of 1863, a young Englishwoman is caught between two men: the younger brother who needs her and the man who loves her.
The goldfields are rough and dangerous, especially for a woman, but Nessa's brother Philip, like all miners, hopes to makes his fortune, and her place is by his side. But the fields hold more than a few surprises, including the acquaintance of Mr John Reid, a local run holder who comes to their aid.
John Reid takes one look at Nessa Ward and knows that he wants her – in his home, in his bed, in his life – but she is hell–bent on putting her brother's needs before her own. All he can do is protect her as best he can, and never give up hope that she will return his love.
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About the Author
Mary Brock Jones lives in New Zealand, but loves nothing more than to escape into the other worlds in her head, to write science
fiction and historical romances. Sedate office worker by day; frantic scribbler by night.
Her parents introduced her to libraries and gave her a farm to play on, where trees became rocket ships and rocky outcrops were
ancient fortresses. She grew up writing, filling pages of notebooks and filling her head with stories, but took a number of detours on
the pathway to her dream job. Four grown sons, more than one house renovated and various jobs later, her wish came true.
Her books have made the finals list for the Romance Writers of Australia RUBY awards, the RWNZ KORU awards, and the RWNZ
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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
By: Mary Brock Jones Published By: Escape Publishing - Harlequin, Australia Pty Ltd Age Recommended: Adult Reviewed By: Arlena Dean Rating: 5 Book Blog For: GMTA Rating: "A Heart Divided" by Mary Brock Jones novel was a beautifully delivered to the reader in such a historical romantic read. The gold rush descriptions that were in New Zealand were absolutely stunning giving the reader something to hold on to while reading this novel. You will be easily taken back from it all. With Nessa's brother Philip, needing her help will John Reid be willing to wait for what he wants. To find this out you will have to pick up "A Heart Divided" and see how this author will present it all to the reader. The characters are all very well developed helping to give the reader a well thought out story with a very nice ending. Would I recommend? YES!