A Heart Divided

by Mary Brock Jones

Release date: 04/2013
Genre: Historical
Imprint: Escape Publishing
Pagination: 179
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eRRP: AU$4.99

eISBN: 9780857990389

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From debut author Mary Brock Jones comes a sweeping historical romance about growing up and getting what you really need, set against the harsh landscape of the New Zealand gold fields.

Newly arrived on the Otago Goldfields of 1863, a young Englishwoman is caught between two men: the younger brother who needs her and the man who loves her.

The goldfields are rough and dangerous, especially for a woman, but Nessa’s brother Philip, like all miners, hopes to makes his fortune, and her place is by his side. But the fields hold more than a few surprises, including the acquaintance of Mr John Reid, a local run holder who comes to their aid.

John Reid takes one look at Nessa Ward and knows that he wants her — in his home, in his bed, in his life — but she is hell-bent on putting her brother’s needs before her own. All he can do is protect her as best he can, and never give up hope that she will return his love.


About the author

Mary Brock Jones lives in Auckland, New Zealand, but her childhood years in the stunning Otago region of the South Island live on in the romantic adventures of her heroes and heroines.

When not office bound or being towered over by her four grown sons, much to their amusement, she writes historical romances and science fiction.

Her romantic yearnings stem from those early years in a land where history still marches alongside modern farming, stunning tourist vistas and the entrepreneurial...

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