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Band of gold / Deborah Challinor.

By: Challinor, Deborah.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Challinor, Deborah. Smuggler's wife: 3.Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand : HarperCollins, 2010Copyright date: ©2010Description: 319 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775549659.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Marriage -- Fiction | Gold mines and mining -- Fiction | Widows -- Fiction | Australia -- History -- FictionGenre/Form: New Zealand fiction -- 21st century, | Historical fiction.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "When the Yarrowee River bursts its banks, Rian Farrell, a dashing Irish sea captain and part-time gunrunner, disappears in the torrential flood. Believing herself a widow, the headstrong and passionate Kitty Farrell′s heart is left in tatters after the sudden death of her beloved husband. In her grief, she finally succumbs to the attractions of his long-time shipmate, Daniel, who has loved her from afar for many years. The consequences are disastrous, and will challenge Kitty Farrell both physically and mentally. The resulting novel is a heady mix of powerful relationships and memorable, passionate characters, whose compelling story plays out against a skilfully depicted and utterly realistic backdrop of Old Ballarat. An accomplished novelist and professional historian, experienced author Deborah Challinor brings her extensive skills as a bestselling author of historical romance to bear in creating a story that will resonate in your heart for a very long time." -- Publisher Information.
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Book three in the best-selling Smuggler's Wife series by one of our leading historical novelists.

Kitty Farrell, headstrong and passionate as ever, is heartbroken over the apparent death by drowning of her husband Rian. Alone and grieving on the goldfields of Ballarat she turns to Rian's long-time shipmate Daniel, who has loved her from afar for many years.

The consequences will be disastrous and challenge every character in this brilliant third instalment in Deborah Challinor's extraordinary Smuggler's Wife series.

Vividly drawn, meticulously researched and driven by a powerful page-turning narrative, Band of Gold will resonate in the hearts of readers for a long time.

'Challinor is extraordinarily talented.' - New Zealand Books

"When the Yarrowee River bursts its banks, Rian Farrell, a dashing Irish sea captain and part-time gunrunner, disappears in the torrential flood. Believing herself a widow, the headstrong and passionate Kitty Farrell′s heart is left in tatters after the sudden death of her beloved husband. In her grief, she finally succumbs to the attractions of his long-time shipmate, Daniel, who has loved her from afar for many years. The consequences are disastrous, and will challenge Kitty Farrell both physically and mentally. The resulting novel is a heady mix of powerful relationships and memorable, passionate characters, whose compelling story plays out against a skilfully depicted and utterly realistic backdrop of Old Ballarat. An accomplished novelist and professional historian, experienced author Deborah Challinor brings her extensive skills as a bestselling author of historical romance to bear in creating a story that will resonate in your heart for a very long time." -- Publisher Information.