Blue Skies by Fleur McDonald

By Fleur McDonald

From the bestselling writer of pink airborne dirt and dust comes the inspirational tale of a tender lady struggling with to save lots of the relations farm it doesn't matter what it takesIn the culture of Rachael Treasure and from the bestselling writer of purple dirt, Blue Skies tells the inspirational tale of a tender lady scuffling with to avoid wasting the relatives farm it doesn't matter what it takes. Armed with a level in Agribusiness, Amanda Greenfield goals of utilizing the entire abilities she's learned in collage to assist her father flip the kinfolk farm from a debt-ridden, run-down basket case right into a thriving firm. Then tragedy moves with the dying of Amanda's mom in a motor vehicle twist of fate. Wracked via grief and guilt, and wearied by means of the lengthy fight to maintain Kyleena a going challenge, Amanda's father argues that they need to promote up and get on with their lives clear of the vagaries of drought and fluctuating inventory and crop yields. Having inherited part the farm from her cherished mom, whom she additionally grieves for, Amanda determines to summon all her energy, grit, and know the way to avoid wasting Kyleena. alongside the best way she faces combined fortunes in either love and existence.

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Resentment and anger had brought them back. And then there was the fact that she thought she knew everything because she’d had three years of book learning! But where was the practical experience she needed? You couldn’t run a farm without that. Six thousand acres equated to a lot of sheep, cattle and cropping and all of that needed understanding to keep things running well. Even though he loved his daughter, Amanda hadn’t spent enough time at Kyleena to have gained the necessary experience. He knew Helena would have wanted him to encourage Amanda – Helena herself had had some very progressive ideas – but he just didn’t have the energy.

Time costs money. It’s not that hard a job. ’ Brian acted as if she hadn’t spoken. ’ he repeated. ‘Yes, Dad,’ she answered sullenly. As she uncoiled the rope and tied it onto the back carrier, she heard her father walking towards his ute, the gravel crunching underfoot. ’ There was a brief pause as he processed what she had said but then, without speaking, he turned the key in the ignition and drove away. Staring at the carcasses, tears once again threatening, Amanda suddenly understood that his silence and these sheep were punishment for the night before.

Yes, I knew she was going to do that. And you’re right; your father can’t do much without your permission. ’ ‘I just can’t believe that Dad would consider it,’ said Amanda. ‘After he and Pop worked so hard to build it up, it’s just wrong. ’ The bank manager looked dubious. ’ he asked. ‘You’re only twenty-two. ‘I didn’t realise how things stood with Kyleena, but now that I do, I’m ready to take it on. ’ She bent down and opened the beaten-up leather briefcase which had been her mother’s and brought out a display folder.

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