In 2014 my first novel hit the ebook shelves. “Bet On It” features a winemaker named Seth Muller who, with his two brothers, runs a winery in the stunning region of McLaren Vale in South Australia.
This first novel found a following of readers who enjoy stories based in rural Australian locations. So with Seth firmly planted in the hearts of readers, I turned to his older brother Brian. Less happy go lucky than Seth, Brian hasn’t had an easy life. His wife left him shortly after the boys lost their mother to cancer. But in “Chasing the Flames”, Brian finds happiness in the arms of local café owner Trisha Carne. Their path to true love is far from smooth with a pesky journalist, Brian’s ex-wife and a catastrophic bushfire threatening to derail their new-found relationship.
The final brother, Andrew, was a challenge. A notorious playboy, I’d written myself into a corner with Drew in the first two books and had to come up with something special to turn the bad boy good. In “Handpicked”, Andrew is reunited with childhood friend Taryn. They were each others first kiss at about eleven years of age, but that doesn’t mean they just fall into each other’s arms with ease. Taryn seems eager enough and Andrew is super keen, until Taryn’s little secret is revealed and knocks Andrew for six.
I was thrilled when my followers nagged constantly for me to hurry up and release the final Muller’s Field story. The conclusion to the Muller’s stories, gave me the chance to throw in a few curve balls for fans who have come to know the Muller’s as I do – as family.
I’ll miss the Muller boys, but luckily I live less than an hour from McLaren Vale, and can visit the location of their stories to soothe my woes with a nice bottle of Shiraz.
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