Erin Travers is running away from her life and taking her two sons with her to a small town on the ruggedly beautiful Eyre Peninsula. The close-knit township is full of happy childhood memories for Erin, but she’s bringing a whole lot of baggage with her.
When the peaceful community is disrupted by theft and arson, rumours fly about who is responsible. In a small town where lives are tangled too closely together, old grudges flare, fingers are pointed and secrets are unmasked.
From the bestselling author of Claiming Noah, Running Against the Tide is brimming with malice and threat and cements Amanda Ortlepp as one of Australia’s most compelling storytellers.
Praise for Claiming Noah
‘Emotions run high . . . A gripping, emotionally charged story’ Herald Sun
‘A thrilling and morally fascinating read’ Good Reading
Amanda Ortlepp always wanted to be a writer, but it took thirty years and a decade of working in marketing and communication roles before she published her first book, Claiming Noah. Running Against the Tide is set on the remote Eyre Peninsula, where Amanda's father grew up, and where many other members of her family have lived. Amanda lives and works in the inner west of Sydney.
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