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Once there were wolves / Charlotte McConaghy.

By: Publication details: Camberwell, VIC : Hamish Hamilton Australia, 2021.Description: 258 pages ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 9781761043222
Subject(s): Genre/Form: DDC classification:
  • A823.4 23
Awards:
  • Winner 2022 Indie Book Award for Best Fiction. Winner 2022 Sisters In Crime Davitt Award for Best Adult Crime Novel.
Summary: Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team tasked with reintroducing fourteen grey wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but a broken Aggie, too. However, Inti is not the woman she once was, and may be in need of rewilding herself. Despite fierce opposition from the locals, Inti's wolves surprise everyone by thriving, and she begins to let her guard down, even opening up to the possibility of love. But when a local farmer is found dead, Inti knows where the town will lay blame. Unable to accept her wolves could be responsible, she makes a reckless decision to protect them, testing every instinct she has. But if her wolves didn't make the kill, then who did? And what will she do when the man she's been seeing becomes the main suspect? Propulsive and spellbinding, Once There Were Wolves is the unforgettable tale of a woman desperate to save the creatures she loves.
List(s) this item appears in: Australian General Fiction | Awarded Crime Fiction
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Item type Home library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Promoted book Melbourne Athenaeum Library Fiction MACC Issued 13/02/2023 063635
Total reserves: 0

Inti Flynn arrives in Scotland with her twin sister, Aggie, to lead a team tasked with reintroducing fourteen grey wolves into the remote Highlands. She hopes to heal not only the dying landscape, but a broken Aggie, too. However, Inti is not the woman she once was, and may be in need of rewilding herself. Despite fierce opposition from the locals, Inti's wolves surprise everyone by thriving, and she begins to let her guard down, even opening up to the possibility of love. But when a local farmer is found dead, Inti knows where the town will lay blame. Unable to accept her wolves could be responsible, she makes a reckless decision to protect them, testing every instinct she has. But if her wolves didn't make the kill, then who did? And what will she do when the man she's been seeing becomes the main suspect? Propulsive and spellbinding, Once There Were Wolves is the unforgettable tale of a woman desperate to save the creatures she loves.

Winner 2022 Indie Book Award for Best Fiction.
Winner 2022 Sisters In Crime Davitt Award for Best Adult Crime Novel.

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