Isabelle Simpson longs to take over the family farm, but her ailing father won't give her a chance.
The stand-off between them threatens to tear the family apart. Handsome neighbour Will Timmins holds the secret to building bridges between them, if Izzy can forgive him his past. Izzy is forced to make a tough decision - sacrifice an exciting new romance or relinquish her lifelong dream . . .
But then unexpected tragedy falls on the farm, and Izzy is thrown the greatest challenge of all. As she gathers with family and friends by the shade of the gum-tree tavern, confessions are made, long-held secrets are revealed and hearts are set free.
'Fiona Palmer has well and truly earned her place as a leading writer of one of Australia's much loved genres.' - Countryman
'A good old-fashioned love story.' - Sunday Mail