A gripping novel about confronting the past and falling in love, set in an Australian country town.
Charlotte Nash knows first-hand what she is writing about, having seen the Pilbara from the air, through the windscreen of a four-wheel-drive, from the top of the mining plant, and from remote operations, all while working as an engineer and investigator. She was born in England and grew up in the Redland Shire of Brisbane with a love for horses and heavy machinery, later studying both engineering and medicine. She subsequently worked for the CSIRO and for private industry, visiting mine sites and ports across Australia. These days, she is a technical writer and fiction author, RYDERS RIDGE was her first novel, and teaches creative writing at the University of Queensland.
This easy, light and enjoyable read [is] ideal for a rainy weekend [and] would be perfect for those who live on the land or fantasise about it. - Toowoomba Telegraph on Ryders Ridge This breakout novel is a skilful mix of rural charm and gripping medical drama. West Australian on Ryders Ridge - West Australian on Ryders Ridge A spirited heroine, a sexy farmer and a secret. Nash has created a dynamic debut novel that grabs you from the first page. - Fleur McDonald on Ryders Ridge