Snippets of Book 1
To Norfolk Island... It was a Thursday, the summer heat rising from the harbour in a fog, the morning of Saint Valentine’s Day, just over two weeks since they had arrived at Port Jackson. 'A day for lovers', Susannah thought and she wondered whether she possessed the key to unlock Edward Garth’s heart, 'after all', she thought, 'if I am to live in some remote place I want to at least spend it with someone I have an attraction to.' Along with the excitement of this possibility other emotions percolated within her. She felt special, she had been selected, she Susannah Gough, wearing a fresh dress and bonnet, had been selected as part of this new human endeavour.