Hello blog followers! Boy, do I have photos for you from Doubtful Sound. While I work on pulling those together for you, I thought I’d re-blog this shout-out from Cynthia Harris for the novella I just finished editing. Yes…I did do some work while I was in Townsville!
Thank you, Cynthia, for the nice boost. I’m so excited about this novella. It’s appropriate for children, too. Probably 12 would be about right, and grown-ups should enjoy Buck’s journey and learning about the outback too.
About the Book:
Ten-year-old Buck Brown is the sole survivor of a plane crash in the interior of Australia’s Northern Territory. Watching the plane sink into the murky water of a remote outback billabong, he remembers the pilot saying they had been flying off-course for hours. Search parties will never find Buck, he decides. There is only one way out, to walk several hundred kilometres home.
With grim resolve, Buck sets out on a trek that will require resolve, knowledge, and ingenuity, a journey that will test his strength to the limit. He will be a participant in the elemental struggle for life and survival.
Buck’s gruelling trial will also teach him surprising lessons about friendship and loyalty. If he is successful it will be a trek that leads not only back to his…
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