In 1953 a young naive woman “Lindsay Greame” travels to Australia in search of independence but as she steps from the plane, she felt sudden fear that she was completely alone for the first time in her life. In great disappointment, she was soon forced to seek help from her father’s WWII flying partner. This brought her to the Outback where a freak message from a New Zealand ham operator changed her life forever.
Lindsay’s story is one of intrigue, buried secretes, immeasurable wealth and for bidden love. A breathtaking romance with the strength and grace of the hard scrabble life, in an unforgiving but inspiring land.
The imagery and the characters in this story will lure the readers into living the experience. Once you experience the Outback the feeling never leaves you. The Outback rewards those who live by her rules and destroys those who defy her. This is the first book in The Abernathy Saga. A journey that must be taken.
Toby Abernathy’s life plunged from being a happy student at Oxford University, to being an inmate at Sydney’s top security prison……. In just 90 days. Ashamed and choosing to go it alone without his famous wealthy family, Toby relied on his faith and his honor. Both were severely challenged. Finally, the plot and the people who put him in prison was revealed. Posing as a feeble academic, Toby’s brother Max (a tough British Army General) comes to Toby’s aid. A complicated trap was baited for this modern day “Count of Monty Cristo.”
Unlike any story you have experienced ... a must read.
Lady Geraldine is the impressive matriarch of the Australian Abernathy Trust and the thread of her exciting legacy is featured in Meikle's trilogies from Daughters of the Outback, to Oxford to Woga Woga and finally in Saga 3 Lady Geraldine's Secret - that family secret will bring all the generations together. Throughout these exciting stories a cast of characters will charm and delight the reader as the massive Abernathy Trust reveals a worldly compelling story and the celebration of Nargina the famous Outback Station, along with the Abernathy Saga.
John Shedden, a Kiwi, travels to Hong Kong to save his shaky business. He lands in the middle of a family feud where Lord Chin, the Chairman of China’s biggest conglomerate, discovers that a contract has been put on his life. Because of a Provincial contract that will automatically renew in 16 days if not changed by Lord Chin or in case of his death. As the dragon has a long tail, Lord Chin decides his chances of survival would be greater if he could hide out of the country.
Lord Chin tricks John into taking him to New Zealand, allowing john to show off New Zealand. Four things happen as one of the richest men in the world travels in a camper with John. One. Lord Chin arrives in New Zealand as a 32-year-old. Two. Lord Chin aka., Sam Shane, meets a beautiful woman. Three. Trained assassins are in pursuit. Four. His life’s values of tradition are challenged by the open Kiwi camaraderie.
Busy with his NZ tour John is oblivious to the danger at hand.
Touching often on the Kiwi humor, this story is still a Thriller to the end.
You will be glad you read this book.
John B. Meikle crafts unique unforgettable stories emanating from his New Zealand background and captivating travels in the Australian Outback. Stories to remember! A 3-saga trilogy will keep you immersed and an Elvis action thriller - click to order on Amazon. Enjoy!
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