Elsa Goody, bushranger / Darry Fraser.

By: Fraser, Darry [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Sydney, NSW : Mira, 2020Copyright date: ©2020Description: 414 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781489272171 Subject(s): Sisters -- Fiction | Bushrangers -- Fiction | Treasure troves -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Robe (S. Aust.) -- History -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Love stories. | Australian fiction -- 21st century. DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Elsa Goody is a woman on a quest for buried treasure, and her own freedom. 1896 Robe, South Australia. When Elsa Goody's father and brother George die in quick succession, she and her sister Rosie are in trouble. Pursued by an unpleasant suitor with dubious motivation, Elsa leaves for Victoria on the hunt for a fortune in gold coins that her brother has hidden. If Elsa can find it, she will be able to save Rosie and herself from married slavery. Their quest leads them on a cross-country journey to find the last man who saw her brother alive, Ezekiel Jones. But Elsa is not the only one looking for buried treasure. She and Rosie are beset by bushrangers and in the confusion Elsa is accused of being an accomplice. Luckily not everyone believes that Elsa is a criminal. When she finally catches up with Ezekiel, it's clear that for him she can do no wrong. But with everyone chasing her and with bloody violence on the horizon, life is becoming increasingly complicated. Will she and Rosie ever manage to solve the mystery, find the gold and free themselves from a dark future?
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"Sometimes fate leads you down a strange path" -- Cover.

Elsa Goody is a woman on a quest for buried treasure, and her own freedom. 1896 Robe, South Australia. When Elsa Goody's father and brother George die in quick succession, she and her sister Rosie are in trouble. Pursued by an unpleasant suitor with dubious motivation, Elsa leaves for Victoria on the hunt for a fortune in gold coins that her brother has hidden. If Elsa can find it, she will be able to save Rosie and herself from married slavery. Their quest leads them on a cross-country journey to find the last man who saw her brother alive, Ezekiel Jones. But Elsa is not the only one looking for buried treasure. She and Rosie are beset by bushrangers and in the confusion Elsa is accused of being an accomplice. Luckily not everyone believes that Elsa is a criminal. When she finally catches up with Ezekiel, it's clear that for him she can do no wrong. But with everyone chasing her and with bloody violence on the horizon, life is becoming increasingly complicated. Will she and Rosie ever manage to solve the mystery, find the gold and free themselves from a dark future?

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