Golden Urchin Author:Madeleine Brent A beautiful young woman of Irish birth, heiress to a great fortune, Meg was only two when she was kidnapped from her parents, abandoned in the wilds of the Australian outback, and taken in by a kindly aboriginal tribe. Called Mitji, "white woman", by the aborigines, Meg with her fine fair skin was indeed an oddity in this new desert home. Yet, g... more »rowing up, she learned to survive like the natives, though always regarding herself as a freak among them.
Now a young woman, Meg sets out in search of a strange tribe she has heard of, white-skinned like herself. After crossing the raw, parched earth of the outback, she enters a strange, sophisticated world of English manners and Victorian society. She slowly finds the pieces of her lost identity, and discovers, along with her family's vast inheritance, a legacy of danger that threatens her very life. But through it all, the mystical teachings of the aborigines course passionately in her blood, giving Meg the courage to face a future of uncertain peril...and unexpected love.« less