y The Trader's Wife single work   novel   romance   historical fiction  
Is part of The Traders Anna Jacobs 2011 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2011 2011
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'Singapore in the 1860s is 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 accepts an offer from a Chinese 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 sees a way to expand his business connections to Australia and persuades Isabella to marry Bram.

'They set up a bazaar in Fremantle, much bigger than the shop Bram had originally planned.He has help from other people, but the ideas are his and Isabella's.

'But the past casts a long shadow, and Bram and his wife face unexpected dangers. Will they find a way to achieve their dream of a successful trading business? And can they find happiness and love with each other?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      Charnwood , 2012 .
      Extent: 448p.
      • large print edition
      ISBN: 9781444813036
Last amended 5 Sep 2016 12:15:53
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • 1860s
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