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y separately published work icon A Lady in Irons single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Unlikely Convict Ladies Sheila Hunter , Sara Powter , 2022 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2022... 2022 A Lady in Irons
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'England and Parramatta from 1814. Katy is in mourning after her husband dies in a shooting accident. Barely coping, she awaits the birth of their child. If it's a girl, she must hand the family home over to her husband's brother. The day after giving birth to a daughter, she is literally left on the side of a road with a newborn child. She collapses and is found by her distant cousin, whom she thought had died in a fire ten years before. Perry, badly scarred himself, nurses her back to health. They marry and move in with her widowed friend, Mary. After some years, she walks in on her husband and friend in each other's arms. Now living in a love triangle, and she flees. Grasping the only straw available, she intentionally gets arrested so that she can be sent to a colony far away. By doing this her marriage can be annulled. What happens in the Colony is not what she expects. Governor Macquarie comes to her rescue. The colony changes not only her life but the lives of many. But what of Perry and her children?' 

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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Kincumber, Kincumber - Bensville - McMasters Beach area, Gosford, Central Coast, New South Wales,: Pacific Wanderland , 2022 .
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      Extent: 265p.
      •  Published November 2022

      ISBN: 9780645110784
Last amended 12 Feb 2024 15:20:12
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    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
  • Parramatta, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1814
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