The Trader's Sister is the second novel in Anna Jacobs' wonderfully atmospheric new series 'The Traders', set in Europe, the Orient and Australia's Swan River Colony.
Ismay Deagan has one wish in the world - to leave Ireland and join her brother, Bram, in Australia. However, her father has other ideas and orders her to marry their vicious neighbour Rory Flynn, even though she loathes him.
But after Rory brutally attacks her Ismay realises she has to escape. So, disguising herself 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 finally starts to believe her dreams of future happiness may come true. But before they even reach 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 is Adam himself hiding And will Ismay's past catch up with her and threaten her new life in Australia, before it has even begun.
About the Author
Anna Jacobs grew up in Lancashire and emigrated to Australia, but still visits the UK regularly to see her family and do research, something she loves. She celebrated the publication of her 50th novel, BEYOND THE SUNSET, in 2010.
'As romantic fiction goes, this one's a winner.' - Praise for The Trader's Wife [The Daily Telegraph]'A compelling read' [Sun on FREEDOM'S LAND]'Impressive grasp of human emotions.' [The Sunday Times]'Anna Jacobs' books are deservedly popular. She is one of the best writers of Lancashire sagas around.' [Historical Novels Review]'Jacobs excels at creating vivid, memorable characters.' [Booklist USA]
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 24th April 2012
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4 x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.38