The trader's gift / by Anna Jacobs.Material type: TextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 4.; The traders: book 4.The Traders: 4London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2013Description: 417 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444761245 (hbk.); 1444761242 (hbk.).Subject(s): Deagan family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. DDC classification: 823.914
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Sequel to: The trader's dream.
When Irish groom Bram Deagan took the bold step to emigrate to Western Australia and set up as a trader, he could not have imagined the good fortune he would be blessed with - a successful business, a beautiful and supportive wife and a loving family. Since Bram has a gift for matchmaking, he is now seeking to marry off his friends Dougal and Mitchell. But can he find the right women?
Bram Deagan has a thriving trading business, a beautiful wife and a growing family. Since he has a gift for matchmaking and wishes to see his friends Dougal and Mitchell happily married too, he doesn't hesitate to suggest they find wives. In England, Eleanor Prescott has not forgotten the ship's captain who was a true friend to her. Dougal McBride told her to come to him if she was free. When her ailing husband dies, she wonders if she dare return to Western Australia. Will Dougal still want her after nearly a year? Mitchell Nash has asked his cousin in England whether he knows any suitable lady. Though what sort of woman would make such an arduous voyage to marry someone she's never met? For one widow, however, 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 be easily left behind.
Winner of the Australian Romantic Book of the Year Award.
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