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Author: Kathleen Wendy Peyton
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : David Fickling Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Clara has been left a widow, pregnant with another man's child, and it seems as if things could not get worse. But soon her pretty and reckless youngest sister, Ellen, is harshly sentenced to deportation to the newly-discovered land of Australia, alongside many other convicts. And back in Norfolk, Clara becomes the victim of blackmail that puts her in the clutches of the wicked Nat Grover in more ways than one. Will  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Fiction
History
Young adult works
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Wendy Peyton
ISBN: 038560811X 9780385608114
OCLC Number: 57750529
Description: 325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: K.M. Peyton.

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Clara has been left a widow, pregnant with another man's child, and it seems as if things could not get worse. But soon her pretty and reckless youngest sister, Ellen, is harshly sentenced to deportation to the newly-discovered land of Australia, alongside many other convicts. And back in Norfolk, Clara becomes the victim of blackmail that puts her in the clutches of the wicked Nat Grover in more ways than one. Will her pure love for Prosper Mayes ever survive?

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