THE RED COAST – Di Morrissey

In The Red Coast, Morrissey returns to the red earth of the Kimberley, ancient setting of her earlier Tears of the Moon, with a passionate telling of resistance and resilience under its’ soaring big sky canopy. In the upheaval which separated Jacqui Bouchard from her adored son, she has finally rebuilt her life and settled in Broome, a magical remote town on the northwest Aust coast. But when a proposed mining development is unveiled, the town begins to tear itself apart. Rifts run deep, as friends, families and lovers are faced with a battle that could ruin their lives irrevocably. As everyone chooses sides, Jacqui confronts her own dilemma of staying to fight or leaving? Who to trust?