Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.
This is a fascinating insight into a piece of Australia's history that receives little attention.
Impressive grasp of human emotions.
'A gripping storyteller.'
'This story has something happening on every page...great characters and the ensemble of secondary characters flow easily with some quite complicated plots flowing well around the central story.'
Vivid insight into family relationships
Jacobs excels at creating vivid, memorable characters.
'A compelling read'