Home to Echidna Lane
It’s been thirteen years since Lacey Kane escaped the small town of Whitton for the big city, and life couldn’t be better. Or so she thought. When her seemingly perfect life is exposed in the worst way, on live television no less, she suddenly finds herself facing her worst nightmare: returning to her parents’ home on Echidna Lane in the small Tasmanian town of her childhood.
It’s a decision she’s willing to make for the sake of her two young sons, but there’s a reason she hasn’t been back for the last decade. Except the longer she spends on Echidna Lane, the less clear those reasons are becoming. Is small town life really as bad as her teenage self thought? Or is she merely being swayed by the handsome owner of the neighbouring walnut farm and his gorgeous daughter?
Shane Morrisey has had a crush on Lacey Kane for as long as he can remember. After the death of his wife, it became a way of protecting his heart from ever getting hurt like that again. After all, who could be more unattainable than the beautiful, charismatic woman who hasn’t stepped foot in Whitton since university? Except now she is back, as beautiful as ever, and suddenly not so out of reach. But Shane’s place is on Echidna Lane, and he has no plans on uprooting himself or his daughter. And Lacey doesn’t seem to have any plans to stay …