|About the Book|
“A story to delight, inspire and amaze. . . You will find yourself pausing to reflect on the love you have, the loves that might have been, and how love is the ultimate driving force we all seek, because it simply makes us feel alive.” - ThomasMore“A story to delight, inspire and amaze. . . You will find yourself pausing to reflect on the love you have, the loves that might have been, and how love is the ultimate driving force we all seek, because it simply makes us feel alive.” - Thomas Liddle, founding editor, Spectrum magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald.In this true-life romance, Barbara Harkness embarks on an emotional journey of love, sacrifice and self-empowerment.A year on from the end of her marriage and seeking adventure, Barbara travels to Europe where she meets Michael, the charming Englishman with whom she falls desperately in love. The only problem is, he is married.From Paris and Bordeaux, to the vineyards of South Australia and back to the romantic Cote D’Azur, she gradually comes to terms with the sacrifices she has had to make to reclaim her life and the romance she has always dreamed of.Along the way, she learns that something as precious as love can never be taken for granted.ABOUT THE AUTHORBarbara Harkness was born in Wellington, New Zealand in 1957. She left school at fifteen and travelled to Australia shortly after in 1974 and made it her home.After successfully completing a Bachelor of Design in Visual Communication from the University of South Australia in 1990, she set up her own consultancy as a graphic designer, specializing in wine branding. This led to her founding the company JUST ADD WINE in 2000, which offered ‘off the shelf’ concepts. Yellow Tail, her first ever off the shelf concept, went on to create a storm in the USA and history in the Australian Wine Industry.She handed the business over to her youngest son in 2010 to pursue her passion for painting.She lives in Adelaide, South Australia, and is currently studying a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree at the Adelaide Central School of Art. Barbara maintains that her creativity is expressed in the way she lives life, and Sacrifice an affirmation to this fact.Sacrifice is her first book...but it certainly may not be her last!