Kate has escaped from the place she still calls home, but when her infertility forces her to confront the fears driving her, home and family beckon with deceptive promises of comfort and answers.
The Mintons are a family of women shaped by the details of domestic life in their provincial town, where secrets are best kept hidden. But secrets have a way of forcing themselves through the cracks and reverberating soundlessly across generations.
Set in the brooding, tempestuous climate of north Queensland from the 1920s to the 1990s, 'Bush Oranges' is a beautifully understated and insightful novel. A contemporary story of love and mothering, loyalty and respectability, and the gentle rub of life that can polish one person as it grinds another down.