Last Will & Testament - a Novel
by Patricia Plummer
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This sweeping generational saga
begins in 1890 and reaches its climax on the
eve of the 1939 war.
The Stirling homestead, seat of
the mighty Grey Dynasty, dominates the district
of Yarrum, a border town on the banks of the river
Murray. Alexandra and her mother, Jane, are women of
propriety and power. They must preserve the dignity of
the Grey name, even to the grave. But Stirling has
Jim Grey, scorned brother of
Alexandra, yearns for control of Stirling. He will do
anything he can to blacken
the reputation of his sisters family, and claim
back the inheritance he believes is rightly his.
So begins a story that will take
you back to a bygone era. A myriad of characters, places
and events that
bring to life the mores and conventions of these early
Experience the life of the town,
its people and their interweaving lives, their stresses
and strains, their
grand shows and annual balls, their successes and their
Against this backdrop emerges the
story of one mans faltering quest for independence
Scott Roberts, the bastard son of Harry Grey, is the
secret - although, even he doesnt yet know it.
was born and brought up on the land. The River Murray
runs through her veins.
She is the eldest of four children. Her father was badly
wounded in the 1914-18 War.
She attended school during the great depression and now
lives in the Adelaide Hills in her
home of fifty nine years. She has three daughters and is
a great grandmother. She is a
keen gardener, paints, embroiders and takes piano lessons
once a week.
is on the Blackwood Legacy Committee Club and helps her
also a writer and poet, raise money for the Diabetic
says, I have this great desire to write about the
early days in Australia and the
struggles before the good times. I have travelled widely
overseas and extensively within
Australia. I have many stories I could tell. But it is
the years between the wars and
peoples lives then, their sagas relating to
property, estates and wills in and around the
Murray Basin which I feel must be told, and never lost.
eighty three, this is my first foray into the publishing
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