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Ebook  î Burning Fields ePUB Ê The world is struggling to regain a sense of balance after the devastation of World War II, and the sugar cane growing community of Piri River in northern Queensland is no exception As returned servicemen endeavour to adjust to their pre war lives, women who had worked for the war effort are expected to embrace traditional roles once Rosie Stanton finds it difficult to return to the family farm after years working for the Australian Women s Army Service Reminders are everywhere of the brothers she lost in the war and she is unable to understand her father s contempt for Italians, especially the Conti family next door When her father takes ill, Rosie challenges tradition by managing the farm, but outside influences are determined to see her fail Desperate to leave his turbulent history behind, Tomas Conti has left Italy to join his family in Piri River Tomas struggles to adapt in Australia until he meets Rosie Her easy going nature and positive outlook help him forget the life he s escaped But as their relationship grows, so do tensions between the two families until the situation becomes explosive When a long hidden family secret is discovered and Tomas s mysterious past is revealed, everything Rosie believes is shattered Will she risk all to rebuild her family or will she lose the only man she s ever loved

10 thoughts on “Burning Fields

  1. Kylie D Kylie D says:

    A wonderful book that sees Rosie returning to her family home, a cane farm in far north Queensland, after spending the years of the WW2, and those just after it, in Brisbane Even though both of her brothers were lost during the war her parents don t seem too thrilled to have her back home However,

  2. Katie B Katie B says:

    3.5 starsI ll admit I decided to read this book because it sounded like it would be a nice, little romance taking place in Australia a few years after World War 2 I was actually pleasantly surprised to see there was so muchgoing on with the story and it had some substance Rosie Stanton has returned home to

  3. Sharon Sharon says:

    This brilliantly written story takes place in 1948 not long after the Second World War After many years of working for the Australian Women s Army Service Rosie Stanton heads home to the family farm Rosie knew it was never going to be easy to return home after losing her brothers in the war Home as she knew it woul

  4. Brenda Brenda says:

    Rosie Stanton was heading home from Brisbane to her family s cane farm, Tulpil in Piri River, northern Queensland Her thoughts were in turmoil she knew her parents, especially her father would be against her returning home to stay, but that s what she wanted to do The Sicilian passenger on the bus whom she was seated beside

  5. Amanda - Mrs B& Amanda - Mrs B& says:

    Fields, the latest novel from Australian author Alli Sinclair, melds together love, the past, war and sacrifice, all within the one involving tale Sinclair takes her novel to the sugar cane fields of Queensland, just after the close of World War II The tale that emerges is a powerful one that echoes Australia of times past.Burning F

  6. Veronica ⭐️ Veronica ⭐️ says:

    3.5 Stars I love Alli Sinclair s books and was excited to read a book where one of my favourite authors joined one of my favourite genres, Australian Historical Fiction However this book just didn t do it for me It was well written and the story line was good but somewhere along the line the delivery fell flat.The story revolves around Rosie

  7. Janine Janine says:

    A really interesting, well written story.

  8. Shomeret Shomeret says:

    I was approached by author Alli Sinclair to review her latest novel, Burning Fields I was interested in reading about Rosie, Alli Sinclair s independent heroine So I requested an ARC which was sent to me by the publisher via Net Galley.As the novel opens in the post WWII era, Australian Rosie Stanton has been living on her own in Brisbane and is accustomed to

  9. Theresa Smith Theresa Smith says:

    I enjoyed Burning Fields so much, it really was such a treat to read Alli Sinclair is a writer who never fails to deliver a great story, and while this newest release of hers is a little different to her previous novels, established fans can rest assured that it contains all of the usual Alli magic For those who have not read any of Alli s novels, this is a great one

  10. Lee Lee says:

    I enjoyed probably the first half of Burning Fields but unfortunately the book started to grate on my nerves from about the 50% mark.I live in Cairns, so I was expecting to be captivated by the setting, a fictional sugar cane farming town of north Queensland Sinclair does thank the Cairns historical society in her end notes However, the book was very dialogue driven and lacked

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