The Vines of Yarrabee

By Dorothy Eden,

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SYNOPSIS: "Eugenia was a cultivated, aristocratic English woman who married Gilbert, the plantation and vineyard owner. But Eugenia had trouble adjusting to many aspects of plantation life that her husband takes in enthusiastic stride - the convict slave laborers, the ever-present danger of vengeful escapes, the suffocating summer heat, and…

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Dorothy Eden was well-known as a Gothic/Thriller Romance author fifty-plus years ago, but her family sagas are where her skills really shine. The Vines of Yarrabee had me scared to keep reading because I knew tragedy was coming, but I couldn’t stop reading because I was invested in the less-than-perfect characters—most of whom I was angry over for much of the story. These fictional humans are tucked in a rich setting I could see, hear, feel, smell, and taste. I learned a lot about Australia and its settlers in the 1800s, but it’s the people in the story that I…

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