This thought-provoking outback romance tells the story of a woman leaving the city to return to Alice Springs, where she gradually finds fulfilment in life and love. Then complications intervene and threaten her happiness.
After the end of a long-term relationship, Alicia's life is at a crossroads when news that her mother is critically ill takes her back to her childhood home of Alice Springs.
Though she hasn't consciously intended to remain in central Australia, when Alicia is offered a job setting up a school on an indigenous outstation she decides to stay. Surrounded by the mesmerising beauty of the desert, Alicia takes charge of the new school, and though the challenges are substantial, she finds the work deeply fulfilling.
When Alicia meets Patrick through her work she's instantly attracted to him. Patrick shares much of Alicia's outlook on life and their relationship flourishes until they hit a crisis regarding their future together.
From Alice With Love is both a beautiful love story and a thought-provoking novel set in the exotic red centre of Australia.
Jo Dutton spent her early childhood in the Solomon Islands, before moving to Adelaide and then Perth. For the last twenty years Jo has lived in Alice Springs.
Short-listed Territory Read Awards, Chief Minister's Book of the Year 2014 AU
Allen & Unwin
Paperback - C format
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