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The trader's dream [text (large print)] / Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 3.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2015Edition: Large print edition.Description: 432 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444823851 (hbk); 144482385X.Subject(s): Deagan family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Large type books.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Bram Deagan dreams of bringing his family from Ireland to join him in Australia, where he now runs a successful trading business. But when a typhus epidemic strikes Ireland, it leaves the Deagan family decimated, and it is up to Maura Deagan to look after her orphaned nieces and nephew. Forced to abandon her own ambitions, Maura recognises that their only hope is to join Bram in far-away Australia, so they set sail via the newly opened Suez Canal. It is only when a storm throws her and fellow passenger Hugh Beaufort together that Maura realises this journey may also give her a chance to pursue a dream she set aside long ago - to have a family of her own. That is, until someone from Hugh's past threatens to jeopardise everything...
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Bram Deagan dreams of bringing his family from Ireland to join him in Australia, where he now runs a successful trading business. But when a typhus epidemic strikes Ireland, it leaves the Deagan family decimated, and it is up to Maura Deagan to look after her orphaned nieces and nephew. Forced to abandon her own ambitions, Maura recognises that their only hope is to join Bram in far-away Australia, so they set sail via the newly opened Suez Canal. It is only when a storm throws her and fellow passenger Hugh Beaufort together that Maura realises this journey may also give her a chance to pursue a dream she set aside long ago - to have a family of her own. That is, until someone from Hugh's past threatens to jeopardise everything...

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