'This story has something happening on every page...great characters and the ensemble of secondary characters flow easily with some quite complicated plots flowing well around the central story.'
'A compelling read'
Impressive grasp of human emotions.
Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.
Jacobs excels at creating vivid, memorable characters.
'A gripping storyteller.'
This is a fascinating insight into a piece of Australia's history that receives little attention.
This is that rare thing, a pacy page-turner with a ripping plot and characters you care about . . . [Anna Jacobs is] especially big on resourceful, admirable women. Great stuff!