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The penny heart
The penny heart
Bailey, Martine2015
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A historical novel of suspense, seasoned with recipes and remedies, THE PENNY HEART draws on age-old themes of cooking, trickery and revenge. Sentenced to death for a simple confidence trick, Mary Jebb escapes the gallows ... but her reprieve is harsh: seven years in the unforgiving penal colony of Botany Bay. Yet Mary is determined not to be forgotten, sending two pennies, engraved with a promise, to the two men who sealed her fate. Timid artist Grace Moore jumps at the opportunity to marry handsome gentleman Michael Croxon - happy if only to get away from her drunken father. But when Grace takes on a new cook, the two penny heart love tokens reveal she is tied to a world she didn't know existed ... A world of deceit, double-crossing, revenge and murder.
Main title:
The penny heart / Martine Bailey.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
London Hodder & Stoughton 2015.©2015
Collation:
458 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes traditional recipes.
ISBN:
9781444769852 (paperback)
Dewey class:
823.92
Language:
English
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