Hung Out To Dry by Rod Chadbourne
Approx. 63,360 words.
Published on November 9, 2010.
In the small Australian bush town of Manton during the 1880s, thirteen year old Sinead Malone receives a marriage proposal from local publican Karl Unworth, a man with a past and three times her age. Sinead has no interest in men like Unworth, let alone marriage. But Unworth has powerful friends and seven years later there is homicide, the criminal court, injustice and tragedy.