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Family taboos, mystery, criminals, and a flood threaten Emily and Jarrah. Can you be too young to fall in love? Feel the suspense as Jarrah must act as a man and guide the migrants to safety before a flash flood engulfs the country town. He desiresMore Family taboos, mystery, criminals, and a flood threaten Emily and Jarrah.Can you be too young to fall in love?Feel the suspense as Jarrah must act as a man and guide the migrants to safety before a flash flood engulfs the country town. He desires the recognition gained by manhood but rejects the price he and Emily will pay. He wants to stay the boy that the vulnerable girl needs. She has only just learned to trust and wants to hug him, innocently, as a friend. Yet, he must turn away from her, rebuke their friendship, and distance himself from childhood. She is of the wrong skin—not an issue of race but a complex traditional law with genetic-mix logic at its core. He must abide by the Aboriginal skin law requirements to achieve his dream of being initiated as a Woggan Wandong man and gain the approval he craves.In a coming-of-age novel that at times becomes a psychological thriller, would Jarrah be a man if he turns his back on a child who needs him? Can a seven-year-old girl, who still grieves that her father never said goodbye to her before he fled to avoid capture, survive without her soul mate Jarrah?BONUS: Back of book Glossary of Australian Words. With the word billabong = waterhole, in the publishers name, you will know that this book contains Australian words, e.g. station = ranch.BONUS: Sample Chapters. Included in this eBook is a three chapter excerpt from TO KILL FOR LAND (formerly PEBBLES,) book 5 in the TO KILL Series.