By Pamela Cook
Orphaned at thirteen, Charlie Anderson has been on her personal for it slow. no longer that she minds - she has her paintings as a vet, her acquaintances, and so much days that's sufficient. yet then she's despatched to a small city at the south coast of NSW to enquire a potential outbreak of the lethal Hendra virus. vacationing again, she's going to locate herself torn among the haunting thoughts of her prior and her commitment to the job.
Returning to Naringup potential coming nose to nose with the individuals of what's left of her dysfunctional relations - her cousin Emma, who begged Charlie to not depart all these years in the past, and Hazel, her mother's sister who allowed her abusive husband to spend all of Charlie's inheritance.
When the neighborhood vet dies and extra horses are taken unwell, Charlie is stuck within the centre of a pro, and a private, situation. operating with neighborhood Park Ranger Joel Drummond, Charlie unearths herself drawn not just to Joel yet to his eccentric mom, siblings and sister-in-law. via them, she starts to appreciate what it potential to be a part of a family.
As the panic round Hendra raises, and Emma's husband begins to make threats, tensions within the nation city upward thrust. whereas attempting to stay professionally far-off, Charlie needs to come to a decision even if to run clear of her kin or step up and make allowance them again in. yet can she reconcile with the previous and locate herself a brand new destiny within the city she left lengthy ago?
This makes sense writing from Pamela cook dinner, who manages to pull on the middle strings, whereas retaining the mind totally engaged. - Book Birdy
A robust heroine, cheeky hero, a close-knit state group and a touch of chance and suspense makes Close to Home an attractive and straightforward learn. i might suggest it. - Australian Bookshelf
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Close to Home by Pamela Cook