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Wonderful to see so many Escape authors on the list at the ARRA Awards. Congratulations to all and thank you ARRA, for your ongoing support.

The Escapades

We are so proud to be nominated for nine Australian Romance Reader Awards for books released in 2016!


We acknowledge especially Sarah Barrie, who has two books nominated, and our wonderful Secret Confessions: Down & Dusty authors who have both single title nominations and a nomination for best series.

You can find all the nominees here.

As always, we thank the Australian Romance Readers Association for all their hard work in running the awards every year, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the awards dinner on 25 February.

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Posted in Books by Juanita Kees, Rural Romance, Whispers at Wongan Creek

Cover Reveal: Whispers at Wongan Creek

WhispersAtWonganCreek_Round1_V1Here it is at last! I think I may be in love with my hero. I had to be to write him. Along came my cover today and I’m ecstatic. The cover artist has captured him perfectly. Thank you, Escape Publishing 🙂 Now all I have to do is wait until November 15 to see if readers will love him too.

I had great fun writing Travis and Heather’s story, from their sizzling attraction to the conversations they have. And of course, there’s Casey and Harry who I hope you’ll love as much as I do.

Whispers at Wongan Creek

Travis Bailey has his hands full managing his canola farm while taking care of his orphaned niece and his elderly neighbour who is battling the onset of Alzheimers. He doesn’t have time to fall in love. Social worker, Heather Penney, knows what it’s like to care for someone with a debilitating illness. She lost her mother to Motor Neurone Disease. Initial blood tests show she might carry the same gene so her future isn’t guaranteed. Travis and Casey are fast winning her heart, but the small gold mining town of Wongan Creek holds sad and dangerous secrets. Travis’ twin sister drowned under suspicious circumstances and the town bully he suspects of her murder has turned his attentions to Heather.