Water Chestnuts – ELEOCHARIS dulcis – grows in many parts of India, SE Asia, New Guinea, Northern Australia and Polynesia. Some varieties are not sweet and are grown for starch and pig food etc. The native Australian variety is small but quite sweet and it is one of the main foods of the six and a half million Magpie Geese in the Northern Territory. Logs of the explorer Leichhardt not that “it was the tastiest native food offered to him by the Aboriginals”. The variety we supply comes from China where it is know as ‘Hon Mati’, it is superior in size and sweetness.
Inkerman Downs Station is a cattle station mentioned in Amorous Redemption as belonging to the heroine, Phoebe Porter. The idea for this came from my own Great Grandmother, Annie Porter, having once…
Will the love of a woman save him from his own apathy? Tristen Brone lived a carefree life of wealth and passion…until it all came crashing down around him. The night Tristen’s best friend died in a fire, Tristen tried to save him, but he failed. Not only did Jacob die, but Tristen is left with scars that make him feel like a monster. There are those in town who think Tristen is responsible for starting the fire, which includes Jacob’s sister, the woman Tristen is in love with. The once confident, handsome, young man is now on a downward spiral of sorrow and depression.
Would you show mercy to the lover who deserted you? Finley Helmer thought he had it all when Elina Clemence invited him into her bed. When circumstances force them apart, he vows to return to her as quickly as possible. He never imagined it would be years before he would be reunited with the woman he loves, and in the process he would be thrown into a world of smuggling black opals, drugs, and aboriginal slaves.