While You Were in the Country

While You Were in the Country

by Eva Scott

$9.99

Imprint: Mira

Release date: 2022-08-03

Pages: 432 Pages

ISBN: 9781867230618

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'A charming story about finding love when and where you least expect it. Eva Scott's loveable characters and modern twists on rural romance are simply delightful.' Australian Author Penelope Janu

He's finally met The One ... and she's dating his brother.


Ant Murphy has spent his life picking up after his AFL star brother. So when he gets a phone call telling him that Jed has ended up in hospital after a drink-driving incident, he's far from surprised. He's not even shocked by Jed's manager's wild scheme to have him spend the next six weeks living in the country with a girlfriend Ant didn't even know about. All par for the course in his brother's crazy life.

In fact, Ant isn't thrown by anything ... until he turns up at the new girlfriend's farmhouse and discovers that he already knows her. Intimately.

Frankie Fox has dealt with a lot over the last few weeks. She's turned thirty, lost her roof in a storm, been ghosted by someone she thought could be The One, and is now somehow dating her longstanding celebrity crush, THE Jed Murphy. But none of these comes close to the blow of having the guy who ghosted her turn up on her doorstep after weeks of silence ... and for him to turn out to be Jed's brother.

With a secret she's forbidden from revealing, growing feelings for her boyfriend's brother, two Murphys living in her home and her future happiness on the line, Frankie must ask the most important question of all: is all this trouble really worth a new roof?

Inspired by While You Were Sleeping, this rural romantic comedy asks what happens when The One isn't quite who you expected ...

About the author

Eva Scott

Eva Scott

Eva Scott is the bestselling author of rural romcoms such as Lonely in Longreach and Meet Me in Bendigo. A lifelong storyteller, she lived in Britain and Papua New Guinea before coming home to Australia to train as a cultural anthropologist. She now lives in rural Tasmania, amongst vineyards and orchards, with her husband and son, two cats and a cocker spaniel.If you'd like to know more about Eva, her books, or to connect with her online, you can visit her website: evascottwriter.comPhoto Credit: Renee Shea
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