The opal miner's daughter / Fiona McArthur.

By: McArthur, Fiona [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Southbank, VIC} : Michael Joseph, 2022Copyright date: ©2022Description: 376 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781761040689Subject(s): Physicians -- Australia -- Fiction | Country life -- Australia -- Fiction | Australian fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Physicians -- Fiction | Pregnancy -- Complications -- Fiction | Small cities -- Fiction | Obstetricians -- Fiction | Mothers and daughters -- Fiction | Lightning Ridge (N.S.W.) -- FictionGenre/Form: Romance fiction. DDC classification: A823.4 Summary: Obstetrician Riley Brand leaves the city behind to go in search of her mother, who's taken leave from her marriage to pursue a passion for opal mining in the dry backblocks of an old mining town. Accepting a short-term posting as a fertility expert in Lightning Ridge, Riley plans to assist women pursue their baby dreams in remote and regional areas, while at the same time helping to rekindle her parents' love for each other.The small dusty community is a far cry from her polite medical practice on the North Shore of Sydney, but the down-to-earth locals soon welcome her into the fold with their Friday night social gatherings. But no one is more welcoming than enigmatic doctor Konrad Grey, the GP who's working alongside her.When an employee of their medical practice confesses she's hiding an unwanted pregnancy, and then goes into emergency labour, Konrad and Riley are thrown together in challenging and wonderful ways.
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Obstetrician Riley Brand leaves the city behind to go in search of her mother, who's taken leave from her marriage to pursue a passion for opal mining in the dry backblocks of an old mining town. Accepting a short-term posting as a fertility expert in Lightning Ridge, Riley plans to assist women pursue their baby dreams in remote and regional areas, while at the same time helping to rekindle her parents' love for each other.The small dusty community is a far cry from her polite medical practice on the North Shore of Sydney, but the down-to-earth locals soon welcome her into the fold with their Friday night social gatherings. But no one is more welcoming than enigmatic doctor Konrad Grey, the GP who's working alongside her.When an employee of their medical practice confesses she's hiding an unwanted pregnancy, and then goes into emergency labour, Konrad and Riley are thrown together in challenging and wonderful ways.

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