For the Love of Patrick
With a heavy heart and one final kiss, Sally leaves baby Patrick on the convent step.Adelaide - Australia 1892Sally Smith, daughter of an ex-convict, then finds her way into Adelaide City. A chance encounter with a shy but caring young lawyer may offer a new beginning, but if her past is revealed would it ruin the chances of her newly found happiness?Key characters soon come into play, all of whom add controversy, colour and a pacey narrative. Part - one offers the foundation and opportunity that provides Patrick with his true family and the platform to begin his longed-for army career.In part two, the reader is swept halfway around the world in this turn of the century, family saga. Taking in the lifestyle and sights of Hawaii, to majestic England, ending with The Light Horse battles in the Middle East. For the Love of Patrick is filled with love, lust, untapped ambition and intrigue.
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- Paperback | 420 pages
- 240 x 352 x 30.48mm | 703.07g
- 31 Aug 2017
- Austin Macauley Publishers
- London, United Kingdom
About Dor Slinkard
Dor Slinkard is an unstoppable storyteller. Be it through writing or voice, her stories will enthral. Inspired by real life, especially as a jillaroo in outback Australia and, later, as a racehorse trainer, her imagination thrives. In her lasting marriage to Wade--a jackaroo and now horse trainer--they have produced two children, and in turn, five grandchildren.