A charming love story with a tragic turn and a happy end.
-- England, 1941: Lara Penrose is a young teacher who is transferred to Australia as a "punishment." She finds herself in a remote town near the idyllic tributary of the Mary River. At first Lara is delighted, until she learns the river is home to hundreds of crocodiles who frequently besiege the hamlet, keeping the villagers in fear. The young teacher soon takes matters into her own hands by hiring a crocodile hunter. She gets wrapped up in his charm, which starts to put her already delicate relationship with Dr. Jerry at risk.
-- For fans of adventurous romance novels set in exotic places, such as works by Sarah Lark or Rebecca Maly.
-- About the author: Elizabeth Haran was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia and migrated to Australia as a child. She lives with her family in Adelaide and has written fourteen novels set in Australia. Her heart-warming and beautifully written books have been published in ten countries and are bestsellers in Germany.Additional titles of Elizabeth Haran, available as e-books: "River of Fortune," "Under a Flaming Sky," and "Island of Whispering Winds".