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A missing woman. 70,000 acres of drought stricken land in the Australian Outback. Mysterious people purchase a derelict homestead. An embittered man. Deadly snakes. A journal from 1885. A gruesome discovery. When Paul's marriage ends he leaves his affluent Sydney life and moves to a small town in the Australian outback, where he becomes a partner in his old schoolfriend'sA missing woman. 70,000 acres of drought stricken land in the Australian Outback. Mysterious people purchase a derelict homestead. An embittered man. Deadly snakes. A journal from 1885. A gruesome discovery. When Paul's marriage ends he leaves his affluent Sydney life and moves to a small town in the Australian outback, where he becomes a partner in his old schoolfriend's law firm. In Sydney he despised most of his clients who fought over wills, money and divorce settlements. In Cobar he is engrossed in the tragic problems faced by the farmers whose lives are ruined by the drought. They are trapped in poverty and can't sell their farms. When a group of five people, who live in England, ask him to do the conveyancing for one of the worst properties in the district he is puzzled. The homestead on Tordorrach is derelict and the current owner Shamus and his wife live in a tiny caravan with no electricity. When Paul visits them their poverty appalls him. To his bewilderment Shamus rejects the offer to be the manager for the new owners. When Paul offers the position to Shamus's neighbour, Matthew and his wife Coral, they are delighted by the chance to get out of debt. The arrival of the new owners is a surprise. They are wealthy and pour money into their scheme to run outback experience holidays on Tordorrach. They employ local people who are all grateful for the opportunity to earn money and pay off their debts. Shamus, who became one of the gardeners, is the only problem. He is bitter and hates the new owners and creates trouble whenever he can. Tordorrach is running successfully, when a gruesome discovery is made. ...

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ISBN : 35926662
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Number of Pages : 315 Pages
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