Why has she never known her life was one colossal Lie?
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When a posthumous letter from her father destroys Anna Belmonte’s sense of Identity . . . she goes in search of her birth mother . . . and the truth.
Accosted by Slade Haultain, her birth-mother’s step-son, Anna visits Puriri Downs, Slade’s huge sheep and cattle station high in the Kaimai Ranges
Pitchforked into mediating an emotional minefield, Slade struggles with his attraction to this cuckoo in the nest…
After years resisting her father’s attempts to coerce her into an arranged marriage, Anna is leery of men and considers marriage and a career in art incompatible.
The instantaneous attraction between her and Slade makes her question this decision…. perhaps it’s possible to have it all. Marriage, children and a career as an Artist.
Then in one horrifying moment the dead hand of her father reaches beyond the grave
and Anna learns there are some secrets that are never meant to be told …