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The trader's wife

Author: Anna Jacobs
Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2012.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1865. Singapore in exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from Singapore merchant Mr Lee - to teach him English and live with his family. Two years later Bram Deagan arrives in Singapore, determined to make his fortune as a trader. Mr Lee, wanting to expand his business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Jacobs
ISBN: 9781444813036 144481303X
OCLC Number: 795854419
Notes: Originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2011.
Awards: Short-listed for Romance Writers of Australia Ruby Awards: Romantic Elements Category 2012
Description: 1 volume (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Anna Jacobs.

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1865. Singapore in exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from Singapore merchant Mr Lee - to teach him English and live with his family. Two years later Bram Deagan arrives in Singapore, determined to make his fortune as a trader. Mr Lee, wanting to expand his business connections, persuades Isabella to marry Bram. She sets sail for a new land and life. But the past casts a long shadow ...

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