$14.99

Available: 3 Aug 2022

An adventurous, fast moving middle grade historical fiction about survival, second chances and searching for your place in the world.

As a young girl growing up in an unforgiving land, Connie learns that sometimes good people need to do bad things to survive.

When her pioneering family travels to outback Queensland to try and rebuild their lives, as their only surviving daughter, Connie struggles to fit into society's expectations of her.

The challenges keep mounting as the unforgiving climate threatens their happiness. Devastating drought is followed by a flood that wipes out their entire flock. And then Connie uncovers the real reason behind why her father had to leave Scotland.

When her father's past finally catches up with him, can Connie find the courage to find her own path forward and rewrite the future for her family?