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

By: Jacobs, Anna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 2.; Jacobs, Anna. Traders: 02.Publisher: Leicester : Charnwood, 2013Edition: Large print edition.Description: 426 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444813708 (hbk.); 1444813706 (hbk.).Subject(s): Deagan family (Fictitious characters) -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Large type books | Ireland -- Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Large type books. | Domestic fiction. DDC classification: JAC Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: Ismay Deagan wants to leave Ireland and join her brother, Bram, in Australia. However, her father wants her to marry their vicious neighbour, the loathsome Rory Flynn. But after Rory brutally attacks her, Ismay realises she must escape. And, disguised as an impoverished young widow, she sets sail for Australia, hoping to be reunited with her brother. When she meets Adam Treagar on the ship, she believes her dreams of future happiness may come true. But before reaching their destination they are flung into adventures in Suez, Ceylon and Singapore...Can Ismay tell Adam the truth about who she really is? What secrets does Adam hide? And will Ismay's past catch up with her and threaten her new life in Australia, before it's even begun?
List(s) this item appears in: English Authors historical fiction
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Large Print JAC 1 Checked out 28/04/2021 T00540384
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Ismay Deagan wants to leave Ireland and join her brother, Bram, in Australia. But her father orders her to marry their vicious neighbour Rory Flynn. After Rory brutally attacks her, Ismay flees, setting sail for Australia. When she meets Adam Treagar on the ship, she starts to believe dreams maybe do come true after all.

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Standard print edition originally published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2012.

Ismay Deagan wants to leave Ireland and join her brother, Bram, in Australia. However, her father wants her to marry their vicious neighbour, the loathsome Rory Flynn. But after Rory brutally attacks her, Ismay realises she must escape. And, disguised as an impoverished young widow, she sets sail for Australia, hoping to be reunited with her brother. When she meets Adam Treagar on the ship, she believes her dreams of future happiness may come true. But before reaching their destination they are flung into adventures in Suez, Ceylon and Singapore...Can Ismay tell Adam the truth about who she really is? What secrets does Adam hide? And will Ismay's past catch up with her and threaten her new life in Australia, before it's even begun?

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