The Ballad of Banjo Crossing

Product Number: EB00706030
Released: Dec 01, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781460708569
Publisher: 4th Estate
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A tender, heartwarming and utterly appealing novel about the power of community, love, loss and second chances. Jack McPhail is a man on the run from his past, a drifter who lands by accident in a sleepy outback Australian town called Banjo Crossing. Jack—almost despite himself—becomes slowly drawn into the town, its community, its characters and its concerns. He's on the brink of falling in love with Mardi, a young widow and owner of the local coffee shop, when the community is confronted and divided by an unexpected development. A coal mining company has come to town, intent on buying up the local properties to build an open cut mine. The town of Banjo Crossing rallies together to fight off the threat. Jack wants to help out his new friends, but if he does, he's at risk of his past being exposed. Having his secret out there could change everything for him. Will he help them out, even if it costs him his second chance at happiness? 'Highly topical and engaging...?ncubating a mystery which must not be revealed until the exact psychological moment...?ntertaining and charismatic' Adelaide Advertiser

Author(s): Tess Evans
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2017

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