Annie Seaton walks us through
the Daintree Rainforest
– the setting of her new rural novel,
Daintree is released today in print in Australia and New Zealand, and digitally worldwide.
The release of this, my second traditionally published print book, began from another trip in this beautiful country of Australia.
The Daintree Rainforest is a unique, fascinating and amazing part of our planet. Visiting this World Heritage site in 2014 raised my awareness of the species and plants that are being threatened by human intervention. I hope by reading this book, readers across Australia—and the world—will appreciate the biodiversity of the Daintree rainforest and help protect this pristine environment.
The writing of Daintree has seen me continue on my writing journey, and fulfilling my lifelong dream. Excitement, new experiences and new friends are common to both travel and writing.
The Daintree breeds survivors, those who can weather the storms, heat and floods that come hand-in-hand with its beauty. Doctor Emma Porter is one such survivor, dedicated to her patients and to preserving this precious land where she has made a home.
Emma’s quiet life is disrupted when Doctor Jeremy Langford starts working at the hospital, bringing back painful memories: Jeremy was her first love and embodies all that she left behind in Sydney. Jeremy has demons of his own, however, and the tight-knit community of Dalrymple seems to promise the peace he has been looking for.
But while some come to the Daintree to find shelter, others are here to exploit the rainforest’s riches. And they will stop at nothing to get their hands on its bounty.
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