Shortlist year: 
2012
Shortlist category: 
Fiction
Published by: 
The Text Publishing Company

About the book

Book cover- Sarah Thornhill by Kate Grenville

Sarah Thornhill is the youngest child of William Thornhill, convict-turned-landowner on the Hawkesbury River. She grows up in the fine house her father is so proud of, a strong-willed young woman who’s certain where her future lies. She’s known Jack Langland since she was a child, and always loved him. But the past is waiting in ambush with its dark legacy.

This powerful novel will enthral readers of Kate Grenville’s bestselling The Secret River, winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize.