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Daughter of the Murray 1890s, River Murray, Northern VictoriaGeorgina Calthorpe is unhappy living with her indifferent foster family the MacHenry s in their crumbling house on the banks of the River Murray Unlike the rest of the family, she isn t looking forward to the return of prodigal son Dane With good reason Dane MacHenry is furious when on his return he finds his homestead in grave decline Unaware that his father has been drinking his way through his inheritance, he blames Georgina and Georgina decides she has no option but to leave Unfortunately she chooses Dane s horse to flee on, and when Dane learns she has stolen his prized stallion, he gives chase From this point their fates become intertwined with that of a businessman with a dark secret, Conor Foley, who offers Georgina apparent security a marriage with status in the emerging nouveau riche echelons of Melbourne But none of them could imagine the toll the changing political and social landscape would have on homes, hearts and families Will Georgina s path lead her into grave danger and unhappiness, or will she survive and fulfil her destiny Free Download Kindle ePUB Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  1. Georgie Calthorpe had been living with her Uncle Tom, Aunt Jemimah and cousin Elspeth at the homestead Jacaranda on the Murray River for the past few years and was terribly unhappy The house had fallen into disrepair the stock and grazing were negligible her only pleasure was riding the few remaining horses MacNamara and Douglas were the two she favoured, though MacNamara was the one she rode most often But the day the son of the household, Dane MacHenry arrived home after four years absen Georgie Calthorpe had been living with her Uncle Tom, Aunt Jemimah and cousin Elspeth at the homestead Jacaranda on the Murray River for the past few years and was terribly unhappy The house had fallen into disrepair the stock and grazing were negligible her only pleasure was riding the few remaining horses MacNamara and Douglas were the two she favoured, though MacNamara was the one she rode most often But the day the son of the household, Dane MacHenry arrived home after four years absence was the day it all changed for Georgie In view of Dane s anger at the state of the homestead, and blaming Georgie for its decline, she decided to flee But Georgie was an innocent and na ve young woman, not used to the way of the country away from the security of the place she d called home Meanwhile Dane was livid to discover Georgie had fled with his beloved horse, MacNamara He g...

  2. starsThe title of Australian author Darry Fraser s novel, Daughter of Murray, caught my eye even before it hit bookstores I have a weakness for Australian historical fiction and after reading a couple of novels in the past set around the iconic Murray River region, I was keen to delve into this offering from new author Darry Fraser.Taking place around the Murray River region, Northern Victoria in the 1890 s, Daughter of the Murray introduces us to he starsThe title of Australian author Darry Fraser s novel, Daughter of Murray, caught my eye even before it hit bookstores I have a weakness for Australian historical fiction and after reading a couple of novels in the past set around the iconic Murray River region, I was keen to delve into this offering from new author Darry Fraser.Taking place around the Murray River region, Northern Victoria in the 1890 s, Daughter of the Murray introduces us to heroine Georgina Calthorpe Georgina is a free spirited and a somewhat impetuous young woman, who lives with her foster family, the MacHenry s, on their dilapidated homestead This sprawling property nestles the banks of the River Murray When the book opens, the MacHenry s are struggling to keep their sheep run property afloat Hope comes in the form of the news that the MacHenry s beloved son Dane is due to return home, which lifts their spirits For Georgina, Dane s return isn t welcomed at all and when he arri...

  3. Darry Fraser s debut book broke new ground for me I think the catchphrase for this, and other books set in the same period, has become Oztorical a descriptor for a historical novel set in Australia at a time when freight was via the Mighty Murray River, and women had yet landed the right to vote though there were some hardy souls trying to blaze that trail.So this book was quite an education Too often I don t think enough about those women who went before me, and what my life might have Darry Fraser s debut book broke new ground for me I think the catchphrase for this, and other books set in the same period, has become Oztorical a descriptor for a historical novel set in Australia at a time when freight was via the Mighty Murray River, and women had yet landed the right to vote though there were some hardy souls trying to blaze that trail.So this book was quite an education Too often I don t think enough about those women who went before me, and what my life might have been like in another time and place All these fr...

  4. Like the Murray River itself, the central motif of Daughter of the Murray South Australian author Darry Fraser gives us a tale that flows effortlessly for the reader, but it s not without its snags and hidden obstacles for its hero and heroine Fraser does an excellent job of bringing the landscape vividly to life and touching on some of the late 19th century social issues in a way which is not heavy handed or preachy Another thing I appreciated was the way she eschewed a cliched villain and ga Like the Murray River itself, the central motif of Daughter of the Murray South Australian author Darry Fraser gives us a tale that flows effortlessly for the reader, but it s not without its snags and hidden obstacles for its hero and heroine Fraser does an excellent job of bringing the landscape vividly to life and touching on some of the ...

  5. A well written story set in an interesting period of Australian history on the mighty Murray RIver.Georgie is a strong feisty woman, making her way alone after suffering setbacks in life.The description of setting evokes the Australian landscape beautifully, and the historical period is realistically portrayed The depiction of the characters is realistic, and the sexual tension in Georgie s first relationship lets us see the confusion of an inexperienced young woman who has the courage to go fo A well written story set in an interesting period of Australian history on the mighty Murray RIver.Georgie is a strong feisty woman, making her way alone after suffering setbacks in life.The description of setting evokes the Australian landscape beautifully, and the historical period is realistically portrayed The depicti...

  6. Have to have a break from Darry for awhile Still enjoyed the book but read too many close together Will definitely readafter a break.

  7. Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser is a really good Australian story of danger and adventure set on a neglected sheep station and homestead named Jacaranda near the banks of the Murray River.It s also a romance withthan a few surprises in store.There s a double romance and a double surprise coming near the end with a fewto come to keep you on your toes.You ll hear all about paddlesteamers like Sweet Georgie, Lady Goodnight and Lady Mitchell.This was very well written and well wor Daughter of the Murray by Darry Fraser is a really good Australian story of danger and adventure set on a neglected sheep station and homestead named Jacaranda near the banks of the Murray River.It s also a romance withthan a few surprises in store.There s a double romance and a double surprise coming near the end with a fewto come to keep you on your toes.You ll hear all about paddlesteamers like Sweet Ge...

  8. I enjoyed this historical read set on the mighty Murray River a place I really want to visit Loved the setting and the characters Only one small, very picky observation, is that I found the cover did not match the book at all I was expecting a nice, descriptive, captivating historical read but found insteadof one of those romances that at first drive you crazy because Georgina from the very beginning was so immature and spoiled and I just wanted to strangle her, but as the book progr I enjoyed this historical read set on the mighty Murray River a place I really want to visit Loved the setting and the characters Only one small, very picky observation, is that I found the cover did not match the book at all I was expecting a nice, descriptive, captivating historical read but found insteadof one of those romances that at first drive you crazy because Georgina from the very beginning...

  9. What a fantastic book I just couldn t put it down once I started I was completely involved with all the utterly believable characters and yet I found the plot unpredictable but satisfying The characterisation was superb and I felt myse...

  10. Good read Great characters.Well written good plot Thoroughly enjoyed this book I Would recommend I Definitely would readby this author

  11. Georgina lives on a property with her foster family The farm is in decline due to lack of money and her foster father s drinking problem Dane, their son who has been away quite come back to find the farm in decline and blames Georgina She overhears the family talking about her so she decides to leave He realises she has gone and has taken his prized stallion so he gives chase Conor Foley is someone she has met when he visited the farm so she is determined to find him and thinks he will give Georgina lives on a property with her foster family The farm is in decline due to lack of money and her foster father s drinking problem Dane, their son who has been away quite come back to find the farm in decline and blames Georgina She overhears the family talking about her so she decides to leave He realises she has gone and has taken his prized stallion so he gives chase Conor Foley is someone she has met when he visited the farm so she is determined to find him and thinks he will give he...

  12. A real page turner I thoroughly enjoyed this book and the storyline was intriguing giving a real insight into yesteryear and all of the wheeling and dealing that used to go back in that era Great read and highly recommended.