Thief's Daughter: Who She Can Trust Paperback
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|Publisher||Choc Lit Limited|
|Book Description||Hide from the thief-taker, for if he finds you, he will take you away ...Eighteenth-century Cornwall is crippled by debt and poverty, and the gibbet casts a shadow of fear over the land. Yet, when night falls, free traders swarm onto the beaches and smuggling prospers. Terrified by a thief-taker's warning as a child, Jenna has resolved to be good. When her brother, Silas, asks for her help to pay his creditors, Jenna feels unable to refuse and finds herself entering the dangerous world of the smuggling trade. Jack Penhale hunts down the smuggling gangs in revenge for his father's death. Drawn to Jenna at a hiring fayre, they discover their lives are entangled. But as Jenna struggles to decide where her allegiances lie, the worlds of justice and crime collide, leading to danger and heartache for all concerned ...|
|About the Author||Victoria Cornwall grew up on a farm in Cornwall. She can trace her Cornish roots as far back as the 18th century and it is this background and heritage which is the inspiration for her Cornish based novels. Following a fulfilling twenty-five year career as a nurse, a change in profession finally allowed her the time to write. Since then, Victoria's writing has been shortlisted for the New Talent Award at the Festival of Romantic Fiction and twice nominated for the Best Indie or Small Published book Award. In 2017, her novel, The Thief's Daughter, was a finalist for the Romantic Novelists' Association's Joan Hessayon Award. Victoria is married and has two grown up children. She likes to read and write historical fiction with a strong background story, but at its heart is the unmistakable emotion, even pain, of loving someone. She is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association and the Historical Novel Society.|