Peacocks On The Lawn - An Australian saga by Noelene Jenkinson
Approx. 118,070 words.
Published on February 20, 2013.
Young Scotsman, Duncan Penross, lands on the pioneering shores of the colony of Port Phillip in 1838 determined to succeed, make a fortune and build an empire.
Isabelle Waring emigrates from England, is employed by Duncan as his housekeeper and they marry but his expectations do not develop as he planned.
As secrets and lies unfold, can Isabelle stay loyal or will she seek happiness elsewhere?