1960s: A single mother arrives in Australia, clutching a newborn baby. All she wants is to go home. But with no money, and no hope, how can she turn her life around?
An unforgettable short story, from the million-copy bestseller Amanda Prowse.
Amanda Prowse is the author of The Coordinates Of Loss and the no.1 bestsellers Perfect Daughter, My Husband's Wife and What Have I Done?
Australia, 1962: Susie has just arrived on the boat from England. She is clutching a newborn baby, but she has no wedding ring on her left hand.
The land is dusty and hot, and the work is hard and tiring. All Susie wants is to go home. But with no money, and no hope, how can she turn her life around?
Reviews for Amanda Prowse:
'Prowse handles her explosive subject with delicate skill ... Deeply moving and inspiring' DAILY MAIL.
'Powerful and emotional family drama that packs a real punch' HEAT.
'A gut wrenching and absolutely brilliant read' IRISH SUN.
'Captivating, heartbreaking, superbly written' CLOSER.
'Very uplifting and positive, but you may still need a box (or two) of tissues' HELLO.
'An emotional, unputdownable read' RED.
'Prowse writes gritty, contemporary stories but always with an uplifting message of hope' SUNDAY INDEPENDENT.