When Zoe, restless black sheep of the Porter family, discovers that her biological father is a North Queensland cattleman, Peter Fairburn, her deep desire to meet him takes her from inner-city Brisbane to a job as a stockcamp cook.
Zoe's Muster is a finalist in the 2013 RITA Awards and was shortlisted for the 2013 Australian Romance Readers Awards. When Zoe, black sheep of the Porter family, discovers that her biological father is a Far North Queensland cattleman, her deep desire to meet him takes her from her inner-city life to a job at remote Mullinjim Station. But Zoe is sworn to secrecy. Her mother, Claire, is afraid to confront the ghosts of her past. Virginia Fairburn is happily married to Peter but she's always lived with the shadow of the other woman her husband loved and lost. On the muster at Mullinjim, Zoe meets brooding cattleman Mac McKinnon. Every instinct tells Mac that Zoe is hiding something, and as the pressure to reveal her mother's secret builds, Zoe fears she must confide in him or burst. The truth has the potential to destroy two families. Or can it clear the way for new beginnings? Set in the rugged outback of beautiful Far North Queensland, Zoe's Muster is a passionate love story from award winning romance writer Barbara Hannay
. PRAISE FOR ZOE'S MUSTER 'Barbara Hannay
has lived up to her considerable potential.' The Ballarat Courier 'Hard to put down ...get your hands on a copy of this book and you will not be disappointed.
' The Weekly Times 'I highly recommend Zoe's Muster for any romance fans who enjoy strong characterisation, steamy love scenes and a vivid Australian setting.' Aussie Book Review 'An engaging story with appealing characters set in a wonderful landscape...Another fine example of the growing rural fiction genre.' Book'd Out
's first story was written for the Brownies' writer's badge about a city girl whose family moves to the outback. Now, with more than forty novels behind her, Barbara's fascination with rural life is still a theme in her writing. She and her husband have left the city to live on a misty hillside in the Atherton Tablelands where they keep pigs and chooks and an untidy garden. They also have views of hills dotted with cattle, which they pretend are their own. Barbara's books have garnered many awards, including the RITA® award in America and the Romantic Book of the Year award in Australia.