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Publisher's Summary

When 25-year-old journalist Zara Ellison receives her mother's ominous text message, 'Call me when you can', Zara knows it's not good news. 

Two weeks later, Zara has left her much-loved city life to relocate to Barker, the sleepy country town in which she grew up. For Zara, family comes first. 

But she needs to work too, and the town's police force is a rural journalist's best source of information. Meeting Detective Dave Burrows and Dave's second-in-charge, Senior Constable Jack Higgins, is a priority.  

Amid her family's troubles, and reporting on farming accidents and violently clashing activists, Zara is shocked to witness Jack Higgins in a role she'd never have believed. How could he possibly justify this? And what was she going to do about it? 

Wrapped in the love of family, friendship, crime and mystery, Starting from Now is another compelling novel from the authentic voice of Fleur McDonald.

©2019 Fleur McDonald (P)2019 W. F. Howes Ltd

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I very much enjoyed reading thise book, it kept me capturing.
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oziepossum 🇦🇺

Another great story do hope Fleur will go further with Zara & Jack would love that as I have been totally enthralled by the town . Just loved this book and more of detective Dave & Kim plus a sideline with Linda & James. This book is for everyone as it has everything. 💚👍🏻🥰

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Well researched and good drama

this is my first Fleur McDonald book and I wish I had read some of the older ones first to get some of the feel for the stories.

I thought this was romance drama but it's rural crime drama with some romance. I still thought it could've done with a bit more romance but well researched and I enjoyed it.

Can't wait to go back to the beginning of the stand alone books.

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