New Hope Station

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Summary

When Pansy was turned out of her childhood home in Victorian London, she made a daring decision. Penniless, if she was to survive, she decided to get herself transported on one of the last ships to leave for Australia before the end of the era. This is her story the first half is completed, the second half is coming. This book made it to the short list of the Wattpad Open Novella Contest which meant it was in the top 70 stories out of over 1000 which entered. I'm proud of it, and now I want your opinion. Read and comment. I'm looking forward to hearing from my readers.

Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
29
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
13+

Prologue

Pansita stood beside her great grandmother’s polished walnut rocking chair, holding the determined woman’s hand. Although her face was etched with fine lines, and the skin under her chin had formed a small wattle, you could see the high cheekbones of her superb bone structure. Her visage reflected the years of struggle and the steely character she used to rule the Montiga clan. Pansy set her stubborn chin a little higher than normal and the ninety-year-old matriarch put little pressure on Pansita’s arm as she rose from her rocking chair on the deep veranda of their Victorian ranch house.

Here in the outback on their vast cattle and sheep raising station, it was out of place, but the modern adaptations made it comfortable. Now they flew in and out in their Beechcraft twin engine her father bought only a year ago. The fuss and disruption of building a runway close to their main compound had been worth it. She couldn’t wait to get her pilot’s license. Pansita horrified her mother with her wish to fly, but Papa was sure she could do anything she set her mind to. Amelia Ehrhart had shown the way. Women could become excellent pilots.

But Grandma Pansy had been telling of how their stock station got started. Who knew she’d been a convict! All because of a stolen loaf of bread, and the apple she’d slipped out of the market stall basket. It had been the next-to-last year of the great transportation bringing so many wrongly accused poor to Australia. England’s loss had been their magnificent country’s best misfortune. And Grandpa Mauro, a sailor? She only remembered him as a wizened old jackaroo.

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