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From Cornwall to an untamed South Australia... 

Based on the true story of the Bryar family, who left their homeland in search of a better life. Richard and his son Thomas secure free passage to South Australia, where they dream of a new beginning working in the copper mine of Burra.  

After months at sea and a perilous journey from Adelaide to Burra, their families are finally reunited. Can they overcome the hardships of living in a dugout on the Burra Creek to carve out a better future for their children? 

Will a disaster in the mine finally bring them together with hope for the future?

About The Author

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C.J Bessel is the author of novels Pioneers of Burra (Book One in the Copper Road series), For The Love Of Family(Book Two in the Copper Road series), and Jacob's Mob – Bushrangers.

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