A woman's journey of self-discovery meets Bundilla's small-town charm and an intriguing post-World War II mystery in this captivating romance from bestselling Australian author Alissa Callen.
The greatest risk of all is love ...
Interior stylist Grace Davenport has come to the mountains for solitude and a place to heal after her parents' death. Returning to their beloved town of Bundilla, she plans to restore a local bluestone mansion in honour of their memory. She'll just be there for the summer, until she figures out her next step.
Rowan Parker never used to think twice about taking risks until his love for a woman blinded him to all common sense. Now, between his cattle farm in the high country and his work as a stonemason, there's no room in his life for further mistakes. But when he meets the beautiful but reserved new owner of the historic mansion he's been hired to rebuild, he realises his best-laid plans have run aground.
Together, Grace and Rowan work to bring the mansion back to life. But when they uncover a hidden trove of post-WWII secrets about the house's former inhabitants, their quest to find answers draws them ever closer. And just when the stone rubble around them begins to resemble a home, a landslide threatens all that Rowan and Grace have rebuilt. With their futures as unstable as the mountainside, each must fight for what they really want, even if it means losing everything...
PRAISE FOR ALISSA CALLEN:
'Country life, mysteries, suspense and romance all packed together in a heart-warming story of recovery. Snowy Mountains Cattleman gets all the stars!!!! Alissa Callen's writing is consistently entertaining.' - The Burgeoning Bookshelf
'It was great to pick up this new series by Alissa Callen, even though it's a new town with new people to get to know, I instantly felt like they were old friends.' - Claire's Reads & Reviews
'A free-roaming kelpie, a second chance at love and a dying man's confession make Snowy Mountains Daughter a story that will have your emotions reeling.' - Goodreads review
'A consuming story of past hurts, new beginnings, a long buried mystery and community ties, Alissa Callen's new rural treat will draw in fans old and new.' - Mrs B's Book Reviews
'A moving story with a touching romance weaving its way around and through the many issues facing a rural community.' - The Burgeoning Bookshelf
'Warm-hearted and unforgettable' - Queensland Times
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About the Author
When USA Today bestselling author Alissa Callen isn't writing, she plays traffic controller to four children, three dogs, two horses and one renegade cow who believes the grass is greener on the other side of the fence. After a childhood spent chasing sheep on the family farm, Alissa has always been drawn to remote areas and small towns, even when residing overseas. She is partial to autumn colours, snowy peaks and historic homesteads and will drive hours to see an open garden. Once a teacher and a counsellor, she remains interested in the life journeys that people take. She draws inspiration from the countryside around her, whether it be the brown snake at her back door or the resilience of bush communities in times of drought or flood. Her books are characteristically heartwarming, authentic and character driven. Alissa lives on a small slice of rural Australia in central western NSW.
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