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The trader's gift /

Jacobs, Anna

The trader's gift / Anna Jacobs. - Large print edition. - 417 pages (large print) ; 24 cm. - - Trader ; 4 . - Jacobs, Anna. Traders ; 4. Charnwood Trader ; 4 Jacobs, Anna. Trader 4. .

Complete and unabridged. "Is it worth risking everything for the chance of happiness?" --Cover.

Bram Deagan has a gift for matchmaking and wishes to see his friends Dougal and Mitchell happily married like himself, so he doesn't hesitate to suggest they find wives. When her ailing husband dies, Eleanor Prescott wonders if she dare return to Western Australia. Will Dougal still want her after nearly a year? And Mitchell has asked his cousin in England whether he knows any suitable lady. For one widow, desperate to keep her young son from a cruel relative's clutches, Mitchell's invitation is a lifeline she will grasp with both hands. Both Eleanor and Jacinta bravely take a huge risk on the chance of happiness and set off for Australia. But for Jacinta at least, the troubles of her old life can't easily be left behind...

Bram Deagan has a gift for matchmaking and wishes to see his friends Dougal and Mitchell happily married like himself, so he doesn't hesitate to suggest they find wives. When her ailing husband dies, Eleanor Prescott wonders if she dare return to Western Australia. Will Dougal still want her after nearly a year? And Mitchell has asked his cousin in England whether he knows any suitable lady. For one widow, desperate to keep her young son from a cruel relative's clutches, Mitchell's invitation is a lifeline she will grasp with both hands. Both Eleanor and Jacinta bravely take a huge risk on the chance of happiness and set off for Australia. But for Jacinta at least, the troubles of her old life can't easily be left behind...

9781444824216 (hardback) 144482421X (hardback)


Deagan family (Fictitious characters)--Fiction.


England--Emigration and immigration--Fiction.
Australia--History--1788-1900--Fiction.


Historical fiction.
Large type books.

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