Forgotten Places (Paperback)

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Van Diemen's Land, Australia. 1833.English settler Grace Ashwell flees an abusive lover in Hobart Town, with six-year-old Violet in tow. In her head, escape is easy: find work in the northern settlements and earn enough for passage home to London. But the terrain beyond the settled districts is wilder than Grace could ever have imagined. She and Violet find themselves lost in a beautiful but deadly land where rain thunders down mountains, the earth drops away without warning and night brings impenetrable darkness. Deep in the wilderness, they find a crude hut inhabited by Alexander Dalton, an escaped convict long presumed dead. Hiding from civilisation in an attempt to forget his horrifying past, Alexander struggles to let Grace into his world. When Violet disappears, Grace's fragile trust in Alexander is put to the test. And while she searches for answers, he will do anything to keep his secrets inside. Based around the true story of the Macquarie Harbour bolters; one of the most horrifying events from Colonial Australia's bloody history.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780994536495
ISBN-10: 0994536496
Publisher: Artyficial Dreams
Publication Date: June 30th, 2017
Pages: 302
Language: English