[ ebook PDF ] Sweet Wattle Creek ↠ Kaye Dobbie


10 thoughts on “Sweet Wattle Creek

  1. says:

    The length of time it took me to read this is no indication of the book’s worth It was simply that Christmas and family staying intervened allowing no reading time much as I wanted to get back to Sweet Wattle Creek The arrival in 1986 of an antiue wedding dress sends Sophie Matheson on a uest to find out about the dress and its owner The story then goes back to a letter written in 1904 by Martha Ambrose to her love Then it turns to Bel

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    A pleasant piece of historical fiction with some light romantic themes and a touch of mystery this book is an easy entertaining read No really high dramas or passions but rather a straight forward well written account of a family saga set in a small country town in rural VictoriaThere are two time periods with two main characters 1931 feat

  3. says:

    An antiue wedding dress unearthed after decades of being buried ignites the story of Sweet Wattle Creek Written by Kaye Dobbie an Australian author it is a novel that beautifully ties together the lives of three women through one affective dressIn the present day the small town of Sweet Wattle Creek is undergoing preparations for their cent

  4. says:

    With a narrative alternating between the past and the present Sweet Wattle Creek by Kaye Dobbie also known as Sara Bennett and Lilly Sommers tells the story of Belle Bartholomew and Sophie Matheson two women haunted by the secrets of their pasts When her father commits suicide after losing his wealth during the p

  5. says:

    I'm a sucker for dual narrative historical fiction and Australian author Kaye Dobbie has created a wonderful tale

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    My ViewKaye Dobbie has masterfully married two times fames to produce an exciting narrative that is both historical 1930’s and contemporary 1980’s fiction and there are aspects of life in both time periods that are relevant to the world we live in today I found the history and social commentary of Australia

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    A decent light yarn set over dual time eras

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    When an old wedding dress mistakenly lands on the steps of the newspaper where she works as a journalist Sophie Matheson is intrigued by both the beauty of it as well as the two names written on the inside of the box With the Centenary celebrations of Sweet Wattle Creek imminent she determines that if she can figure out its provenance and the tale held within its lace velvet and pearls this could prove to be a worthy story to accompany the

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    Juggling between a 3 and a 4 star book for meI do like a well thought out two time period historical novel and I thought the historical part 1930’s was well researched and done particularly well The 1980’s was a little bit of a drag for me but in saying that I still enjoyed the characters If you are after a nice Sunday aftern

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    I received a free copy of thi book from Net Galley in exchange for an honest review The chance discovery of an antiue wedding dress weaves together the fascinating stories of three women from different eras Sophie in hiding from a troubled past; Belle who must lose everything to learn what really matters; and Martha forced to give

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Sweet Wattle Creek

Eir secrets safeSixty years later Sophie Matheson is on a uest to find Belle and her family after discovering the wedding dress The Sweet Wattle Creek Centenary brings challenges when her past catches up and she must fight for all that matters to her Who were Belle and Martha and what links their lives togeth. Juggling between a 3 and a 4 star book for meI do like a well thought out two time period historical novel and I thought the historical part 1930 s was well researched and done particularly well The 1980 s was a little bit of a drag for me but in saying that I still enjoyed the characters If you are after a nice Sunday afternoon read that keeps you turning the pages to see how it all turns out you will enjoy Sweet Wattle Creek 3 Promises in Tumble Creek years later Sophie Matheson is on a uest to find Belle and her family after discovering the wedding dress The Sweet Wattle Creek Centenary brings challenges when her past catches up and she must fight for all that matters to her Who were Belle and Martha and what links their lives togeth. Juggling between a 3 and a 4 star book for meI do like a well thought out two time period historical novel and I thought the historical part 1930 s was well researched and done particularly well The 1980 s was a little bit of a drag for me but in saying that I still enjoyed the characters If Mischief and Marriage you are after a nice Sunday afternoon read that keeps Cold Case, Hot Accomplice (Men of Wolf Creek, you turning the pages to see how it all turns out Blackmailed Into the Greek Tycoons Bed (International Billionaires, you will enjoy Sweet Wattle Creek 3

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The chance discovery of an antiue wedding dress weaves together the fascinating stories of three women from different eras Sophie in hiding from a troubled past; Belle who must lose everything to learn what really matters; and Martha forced to give up those she loves in order to avoid exposureIt’s 1931 and. An antiue wedding dress unearthed after decades of being buried ignites the story of Sweet Wattle Creek Written by Kaye Dobbie an Australian author it is a novel that beautifully ties together the lives of three women through one affective dressIn the present day the small town of Sweet Wattle Creek is undergoing preparations for their centenary celebration Sophie is new to the town working as a journalist at the local newspaper She is the one who discovers the stunning antiue wedding dress donated for the centenary celebrations The dress soon gets under Sophie s skin as she tries to find out its origins and ownership Her investigations eventually lead her to Belle a young woman who was once connected to the dress and the town of Sweet Wattle Creek in 1931 Belle is linked to Sweet Wattle Creek through the mysterious Martha Ambrose a woman who beueaths Belle a hotel establishment All three women are bound together in some form or another to the tiny town of Sweet Wattle Creek and the wedding dressI loved this gentle Australian story which is my second helping of Kaye Dobbie an author I was introduced to through a previous novel Colours of Gold In general I would describe Sweet Wattle Creek as having a light touch However it does deal with some important themes such as small town rural life war the great depression women s rights love relationships domestic violence and national identity Sweet Wattle Creek offers a great blend of genres from Australian small town fiction crossed with historical fiction and it also contains some elements of suspensemystery The romance side is fairly understated in Sweet Wattle Creek it is a story about the agonising decisions the women in this novel make in relation to love Dobbie makes the reader see these are women who face much adversity in their differing situations despite the bridge of time This allows the reader to easily sympathise with the characters in Sweet Wattle Creek I admired the ualities of each of the characters based in both the present and the past in Sweet Wattle Creek What I took away most from this story was the historical thread which gave me significant insight into the struggles faced by Australia s small towns It is a book that worked to highlight the displacement felt by men returning from the First World War and the rise of travellers entering small towns in Australia It definitely made Sweet Wattle Creek an enlightening readSweet Wattle Creek was a pleasing novel which held my attention from start to finish I really enjoyed the connection between the present to the past through the use of a wedding gown which was linked to the female protagonists Sweet Wattle Creek is an engaging novel from an author I am than happy to recommendhttpsmrsbbookreviewswordpresscom

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Belle Bartholomew has arrived in rural Sweet Wattle Creek to claim her inheritance – a run down grand hotel formerly owned by Martha Ambrose Determined to solve the mystery of her birth and the reason why she was beueathed the hotel Belle runs into difficulties with the townsfolk and their desire to keep th. I m a sucker for dual narrative historical fiction and Australian author Kaye Dobbie has created a wonderful tale of mystery for readers to unravel in Sweet Wattle CreekWith two strong female protagonists Belle in 1930s and Sophie in 1980s both women end up leaving their troubles behind and moving to Sweet Wattle Creek a small town in VictoriaBelle inherits a hotel in town and Sophie works at the local newspaper while both women are trying to understand the past Small town relationships and family secrets abound in this novel and the author offers a solid commentary of post war conditions in rural Australia which include grief and unemploymentThere s a real sense of the city and the country in both narratives and being from Melbourne I thoroughly enjoyed the scenes set in St Kilda I loved the small town touches throughout the novel although I could have done without the romance between Sophie and Ian if I m honest Their investigative work together on the wedding dress was enough to keep me entertainedIf you enjoy novels by bestselling Australian author Kate Morton then Sweet Wattle Creek is the book for you

  • Paperback
  • 480
  • Sweet Wattle Creek
  • Kaye Dobbie
  • English
  • 14 December 2018
  • 9780857994349

About the Author: Kaye Dobbie

Kaye Dobbie lives in an old house in the old gold rush town Bendigo in the state of Victoria Australia She has been writing professionally ever since she won the Big River short story contest at the age of eighteen Her career has undergone many changes including writing Australian historical fiction under the name Lilly Sommers to romance written as Sara BennettSara Mackenzie and published