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Kitty / Deborah Challinor.

By: Challinor, Deborah [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Challinor, Deborah. Smuggler's wife: 1.Publisher: Auckland : HarperCollins New Zealand, 2015Description: 316 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781775549635; 1775549631.Subject(s): Young women -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | New Zealand -- History -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st centuryDDC classification: NZ823.3
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Paperback -Part one of the bestselling saga of love and adventure on the high seas in the Pacific of the 800s, by one of our leading historical novelists. When 8-year-old Kitty Carlisle's father dies in 838, her suddenly impoverished mother is left with little more than the possibility of her beautiful daughter making a good marriage. But when Kitty is compromised by an unscrupulous adventurer, her reputation is destroyed. In disgrace, she is banished to the colonies with her dour missionary uncle and his long-suffering wife. In the untamed Bay of Islands, missionaries struggle to establish Victorian England across the harbour from the infamous whaling port of Kororareka, Hell-Hole of the Pacific. There Kitty falls in love with Ryan Farrell, an aloof and irreverent sea captain, but discovers he has secrets of his own. When shocking events force her to flee the Bay of Islands she takes refuge in Sydney, but her independent heart leads her into a web of illicit sexual liaison, betrayal and death. Part one of the bestselling saga of love and adventure on the high seas in the Pacific of the 800s, by one of our leading historical novelists.
Summary: "When 18-year-old Kitty Carlisle's father dies in 1838, her suddenly impoverished mother hopes her beautiful daughter might at least find a good husband. But then Kitty is compromised by an unscrupulous adventurer, and she is banished in disgrace to the colonies. In the infamous whaling port of Kororareka - known as the Hell-Hole of the Pacific - Kitty falls in love with Rian Farrell, a mysterious sea captain with secrets of his own. Shocking events force her to flee the Bay of Islands for Sydney, but her independent heart leads her into a web of illicit sexual liaison, betrayal and death"--Publisher information.
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When 18-year-old Kitty Carlisle's father dies 1838, her suddenly impoverished mother is left with little more than the possibility of her beautiful daughter making a good marriage. But when Kitty is compromised by an unscrupulous adventurer, her reputation is destroyed. In disgrace, she is banished to the colonies with her dour missionary uncle and his long-suffering wife. In the untamed Bay of Islands, missionaries struggle to establish Victorian England across the harbour from the infamous whaling port of Kororareka, Hell-Hole of the Pacific. There Kitty falls in love with Ryan Farrell, an aloof and irreverent sea captain, but discovers he has secrets of his own. When shocking events force her to flee the Bay of Islands she take srefuge in Sydney, but her independent heart leads her into a web of illicit sexual liaison, betrayal and death.

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Paperback -Part one of the bestselling saga of love and adventure on the high seas in the Pacific of the 800s, by one of our leading historical novelists. When 8-year-old Kitty Carlisle's father dies in 838, her suddenly impoverished mother is left with little more than the possibility of her beautiful daughter making a good marriage. But when Kitty is compromised by an unscrupulous adventurer, her reputation is destroyed. In disgrace, she is banished to the colonies with her dour missionary uncle and his long-suffering wife. In the untamed Bay of Islands, missionaries struggle to establish Victorian England across the harbour from the infamous whaling port of Kororareka, Hell-Hole of the Pacific. There Kitty falls in love with Ryan Farrell, an aloof and irreverent sea captain, but discovers he has secrets of his own. When shocking events force her to flee the Bay of Islands she takes refuge in Sydney, but her independent heart leads her into a web of illicit sexual liaison, betrayal and death. Part one of the bestselling saga of love and adventure on the high seas in the Pacific of the 800s, by one of our leading historical novelists.

"When 18-year-old Kitty Carlisle's father dies in 1838, her suddenly impoverished mother hopes her beautiful daughter might at least find a good husband. But then Kitty is compromised by an unscrupulous adventurer, and she is banished in disgrace to the colonies. In the infamous whaling port of Kororareka - known as the Hell-Hole of the Pacific - Kitty falls in love with Rian Farrell, a mysterious sea captain with secrets of his own. Shocking events force her to flee the Bay of Islands for Sydney, but her independent heart leads her into a web of illicit sexual liaison, betrayal and death"--Publisher information.

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