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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Jewel Sea
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'The whole of the harbour was touched with gold - the tops of the quiet waves, warehouse roofs, the bulging folds of sails at rest, the tips of seagull wings - giving him one sweeping glimpse of beauty just as he was leaving, a vision of things as they ought always to be just as they were not...

'March, 1912. A sultry Indian summer hangs over the west coast of Australia and aboard the luxury steamship SS Koombana, three tales entwine.

'Irene Everley longs to leave her first-class fishbowl existence, secretly penning a gossip column as her life spirals out of control into soulless liaisons and alcohol, the long shadow of a tragedy clouding her view.

'James Sinclair, an investor on his way to Broome is not the man he says he is but can he be trusted?

'Abraham Davis, a wealthy dealer whose scandalous divorce is being dragged through the press, prepares to take the gamble of his life: to purchase an infamous, stolen pearl along the journey north.

'Perfectly round, perfectly pink, this pearl comes with a curse and with a warning - destroying all who keep it from returning to the sea.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Ives, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: The Author People , 2016 .
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      Extent: 182p.p.
      • Published 17 September 2016.
      ISBN: 9781925399097, 1925399095
    • Millthorpe, Blayney area, Blayney - Cowra - Grenfell area, Central West NSW, New South Wales,: Jazz Monkey Publications , 2018 .
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      Extent: 189p.p.
      • Published 20 July 2018.
      ISBN: 9781925786286

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  • Also dyslexic edition
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