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Cover to Cover - Episode 8
Guest: Fiona Palmer

fiona palmer   the saddler boys

Book Review - The Saddler Boys (Penguin Books Australia)

City girl Natalie arrives in the small town of Lake Biddy to take up her post as a teacher. Leaving behind her glamorous city life, family and boyfriend, she is also harbouring a secret. While there’s plenty of ‘boy-meets-girl’ tension and romance to be enjoyed in The Saddler Boys, Palmer’s latest novel also reads like a love letter to small town, rural WA.  At its heart, this is a book about belonging – to people and to places – and Palmer skilfully evokes life in the small community of Lake Biddy with genuine passion and honesty.  A satisfying rural romance with some underlying grittier issues.

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Recommended book

Each month on Cover to Cover, we ask our guest author to recommend another great book by a West Australian author. Fiona's recommendation was The Patterson Girls by Rachael Johns.

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