Monday, September 12, 2011

Wildflower Hill

Wildflower Hill
by Kimberley Freeman

"In present day, Emma, a prima Ballerina in Londong suffering from a broken heart and a career-ending injury, is at a crossroads both personally and professionally. Returning home to Australia, she learns that she had inherited a sheep station in isolated Tasmania from her grandmother, Beattie. Certain she has been saddles with an irritation burden, Emma leaves for Wildflower Hill to sell the estate. At Wildflower Hill, the two women's stories become intertwined as Emma gradually uncovers the secrets of her grandmother's history. In the 1930's, Beattie also found herself at a crossroads as a young woman - unwed and pregnant by a married man."

I love, love, loved this book! I was completely engrossed in Beattie's story from the moment I picked up this book! And even though I finished the final pages in satisfaction, I was a little sad to be saying good-bye to such wonderful people.

***Congratulations Kristie & Angela!!!!!***

Thanks to Touchstone Books for offering me a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review!


Kristie said...

We had to go through my grandparents house and clean it out to sell it last summer. We found ALL SORTS of things like old pocket watches and grandpa's guns, etc. The most interesting thing was how much they stocked up on supplies...there must have been hundreds of rolls of toilet paper, 20 toothbrushes, etc. Their chest freezer was even FULL of homemade bread! Kinda neat to see how had lived since living through the Great Depression. :-)

Angela said...

When my Mike's father died, it became his job to take care of his effects since he is the next of kin. Mike and I spent over a week going through all the things he had stored away over the years, and found a lot of Mike's and his sibling's old school projects and art that they brought home for their dad. Home made Christmas and birthday gifts from years ago that he found so precious. We also came across many pictures that no one recalled ever seeing before. It was a wonderful door to the past for the family in such a time of grieving. or on Facebook is a good way to reach me.