By Anne de Lisle

A pleased, page-turning story of a love affair among a girl, a guy . . . and the stately spoil they remodeled right into a home.

She rescued a home, then the home rescued her . . .

When Anne, a divorced writer being affected by writer's block, and her new associate, Ian, a widower and fellow Scottish romantic, choose to take their deepening dating to the following point and movement in jointly, it is not so simple as it sounds. There are their respective grownup kid's emotions to contemplate, plus Anne and Ian have the desire to make a brand new commence clear of the scrutiny of the tiny township the place they have either lived for a few years.

Their seek takes them to the historical Queensland city of Maryborough, the place the short glimpse of a derelict apartment now not even on the market is the beginning of an entire new lifestyles jointly.

This is Anne's tale of ways she lovingly introduced Baddow condo - identified in the community as 'the Ghost condo' - again to existence, and in doing so either rediscovered her ardour for writing and cemented her courting with Ian. yet it is not all picking out paint colors and uncovering troves of invaluable cedar. The recovery is a tricky, expensive and painstaking approach. And kinfolk tensions come up whilst the couple are looking to take your next step, marriage, putting an excellent pressure on what have been a simple, cozy partnership.

How Anne overcomes the stumbling blocks in her direction, together with a terror of being on my own within the remoted, spooky condo at evening, can have you cheering her on.

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