The Resource Turning the stones, Debra Daley

Turning the stones, Debra Daley

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Turning the stones
Title
Turning the stones
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Debra Daley
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eng
Summary
Georgian England, mid-eighteenth century. As a foundling the young Em Smith is brought to the Cheshire country home of the ambitious Waterland family, where she serves as a companion to their daughter, Eliza. But as they grow up, Em's position becomes uncertain and she is increasingly troubled by the mystery of her birth. When Eliza goes in pursuit of a husband and a fortune in London, Em finds herself implicated in a horrific crime and must flee for her life. Her frantic escape takes her across country and onto the high seas, where she is at the mercy of the enigmatic smuggler, Captain McDonagh. But there is a more potent force drawing Emily on: a spirit whose presence she has felt all her life, and whose irresistible design - be it malicious or benevolent - will force her onwards to a distant shore. There she will confront the astonishing secret of her origins
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UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
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Literary form
fiction
Turning the stones, Debra Daley
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Turning the stones, Debra Daley
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Note
  • "For those who enjoyed Fingersmith and Rebecca" --Cover
  • New Zealand author
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  • Hardback -1750s, Georgian England. As a young foundling, Emily Smith is brought to Sedge Court, seat of the ambitious Waterlands, to be raised alongside their daughter Eliza. But at the age of fourteen, as her beauty and wit outshine the heiress's, she is made Eliza's lady's maid. And in Eliza's pursuit of a fortune and a husband, Emily becomes caught up in a pernicious plot amongst the opulent assemblies of London. When she suddenly finds herself implicated in a horrific crime, she runs for her life. Her frantic escape casts her across the country, on board a ship, and upon the mercy of its enigmatic Captain McDonagh. But there is a more potent force drawing Emily on: a spirit whose presence she has felt all her life, and whose irresistible design - be it malicious or benevolent - will force her onwards to a distant shore. And there she must confront the Waterlands' betrayal and the astonishing secret of her origins
  • "For those who enjoyed Fingersmith and Rebecca" -- cover. -1750s, Georgian England. As a young foundling, Emily Smith is brought to Sedge Court, seat of the ambitious Waterlands, to be raised alongside their daughter Eliza. But at the age of fourteen, as her beauty and wit outshine the heiress's, she is made Eliza's lady's maid. And in Eliza's pursuit of a fortune and a husband, Emily becomes caught up in a pernicious plot amongst the opulent assemblies of London. When she suddenly finds herself implicated in a horrific crime, she runs for her life. Her frantic escape casts her across the country, on board a ship, and upon the mercy of its enigmatic Captain McDonagh. But there is a more potent force drawing Emily on: a spirit whose presence she has felt all her life, and whose irresistible design - be it malicious or benevolent - will force her onwards to a distant shore
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424 pages
Isbn
9781782069898
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  • (Sirsi) i9781782069898
  • (OCoLC)868380198

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