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y separately published work icon Behind the Sun single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Convict Girls Deborah Challinor , 2012 series - author novel (number 1 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2012... 2012 Behind the Sun
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'Irreverent and streetwise prostitute, Friday Woolfe, is in London′s notorious Newgate gaol, awaiting transportation. There, she meets three other girls: intelligent and opportunistic thief, Sarah Morgan, naive young Rachel Winter, and reliable and capable seamstress, Harriet Clarke.

On the voyage to New South Wales their friendship becomes an unbreakable bond -- but there are others on board who will change their lives forever. Friday makes an implacable enemy of Bella Jackson, a vicious woman whose power seems undiminished by her arrest and transportation, while Harriet is taken under the wing of an idealistic doctor, James Downey. Rachel catches the eye of a sinister passenger with more than honour on his mind, whose brutal assault leaves her life hanging in the balance.

When they finally arrive on the other side of the world, they are confined to the grim and overcrowded Parramatta Female Factory. But worse is to come as the threat of separation looms. In the land behind the sun, the only thing they have is each other ...' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2012 .
      Extent: 470p.
      ISBN: 9780732293062, 0732293065
    • Sydney South, South Sydney area, Sydney Southern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2014 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 1vp.
      Edition info: 2nd edition
      Note/s:
      • Published January 2014
      ISBN: 9780732292980 (paperback) :

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    United Kingdom (UK),
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  • Parramatta, Parramatta area, Sydney, New South Wales,
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