y Farewell to Lancashire single work   novel   romance   historical fiction  
Is part of The Swan River Saga Anna Jacobs 2009 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'The four Blake sisters have no work and life is hard. Cassandra has fallen in love with Reece Gregory, but he too is out of work and can’t support a wife. When he’s offered a chance to start a new life in Australia, he takes it and promises to send for her. Her father’s health is failing so she can’t leave him.

'Their uncle’s childless wife loathes them. She has Cassandra kidnapped to force the other sisters to sail with a group of starving cotton lasses to Australia.

'When Cassandra escapes, she follows them. Reece is in Australia too. Surely now she’ll find happiness? But the voyage brings its own difficulties and the past still casts a long shadow.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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Last amended 13 Jan 2014 10:39:47
  • Lancashire,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Western Australia,
  • 1860s
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