There is just something about Orroroo that will likely stay with author Fleur McDonald forever.
Her love and passion for her childhood town is so deep-rooted it has even formed the basis for a number of her murder mystery novels.
While her latest and tenth offering, Suddenly One Summer, is based in both Western Australia and South Australia, regular readers of her books will find that detective Dave Burrows is back and his fictional home town carries some similarities to Orroroo.
“It is a fictional town, but in my head it’s something like Orroroo,” Fleur said.
“One of the things I am known for is describing country really well and when you love something as much as I love that area you need to be able to paint the picture really well.”
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