When The Bough Breaks by Dorothy Dart
Series: Australian historical novel - The Katy Tree, Book 1.
Approx. 96,780 words.
Published on November 10, 2011.
Set in Hobart, Australia, in the mid 1870s 21 year old Meg Hamilton arrives from England to discover why she has not heard from her grandmother for two years. After learning that her beloved Grandma Kate is serving a prison sentence for a murder committed twenty-eight years ago, Meg sets out to prove her innocent, and her quest reveals the past.