Dor Slinkard is an unstoppable storyteller. Be it through writing or voice, her stories will enthral. Inspired by real life, especially as a jillaroo in outback Australia and, later, as a racehorse trainer, her imagination thrives. In her lasting marriage to Wade—a jackaroo and now horse trainer—they have produced two children, and in turn, five grandchildren.

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For the Love of Patrick


With a heavy heart, she kisses Patrick softly and leaves him on the convent steps…Adelaide, 1892: Beautiful Sally Smith, daughter of a convict, arrives in Adelaide, emotionally and physically drained. A chance encounter with a shy lawyer may offer a new beginning. But if her past is revealed, will it shatter her newly-found happiness? Passionate Bernadette, who supports the Suffragettes and the rights of women, finds her equal in the headstrong, wilful Jum Watt. But their union takes an...

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For the Love of Patrick book cover

Tale of Love ‘For the Love of Patrick’ makes an appearance on Independent Newspaper

Dor Slinkard at the launch event

‘For the Love of Patrick’ Launch Event at Windermere Farm

A live band and fine catering greeted guests at the ‘For the Love of Patrick’ launch event in Windermere Farm on 26th of November, 2017.

The author at the book launch

Book Launch - Dor Slinkard’s book ‘For the Love of Patrick’

The launch event of ‘For the Love of Patrick’ took place in Pyrmont, Sydney on 23rd of November, 2017.

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