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Fortune's son / Jennifer Scoullar.

By: Scoullar, Jennifer [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Scoullar, Jennifer, Tasmanian tales: book 1.Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria : Pilyara Press, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 400 pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780648308904; 0648308901.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Escaped prisoners -- Fiction | Betrayal -- Fiction | Revenge -- Fiction | Tasmania -- Fiction | Africa -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Love stories.DDC classification: 813.6 Summary: "Young Luke Tyler has everything going for him: brains, looks and a larrikin charm that turns heads. The future appears bright, until he defends his sister from the powerful Sir Henry Abbott. His reward is fifteen years hard labour on a prison farm in Tasmania's remote highlands. Luke escapes, finding sanctuary with a local philanthropist, Daniel Campbell, and starting a forbidden love affair with Daniel's daughter, Belle. But when Luke is betrayed, he must flee or be hanged. With all seeming lost, Luke sails to South Africa to start afresh. Yet he remains haunted by the past, and by Belle, the woman he can't forget. When he returns to seek revenge and reclaim his life, his actions will have shattering consequences - for the innocent as well as the guilty." -- Page 4 of cover.
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Heads you win. Tails you die ... Can one man's revenge become his redemption? For young Luke Tyler the future appears bright, until he defends his sister from the powerful Sir Henry Abbott. His reward is fifteen years hard labour on a prison farm in Tasmania's remote highlands. Luke escapes, finding sanctuary with local philanthropist Daniel Campbell, and starting a forbidden relationship with his daughter, Belle. But when Luke is betrayed, he must flee or be hanged. With all seeming lost, Luke sails to South Africa to start afresh. Yet he remains haunted by the past, and by Belle, the woman he can't forget. When he returns to seek revenge and reclaim his life, his actions will have shattering consequences - for the innocent as well as the guilty. Set against a backdrop of wild Tasmania, Australian gold and African diamonds, Fortune's Son is an epic story of betrayal, love and one man's struggle to triumph over adversity and find his way home.

"Young Luke Tyler has everything going for him: brains, looks and a larrikin charm that turns heads. The future appears bright, until he defends his sister from the powerful Sir Henry Abbott. His reward is fifteen years hard labour on a prison farm in Tasmania's remote highlands. Luke escapes, finding sanctuary with a local philanthropist, Daniel Campbell, and starting a forbidden love affair with Daniel's daughter, Belle. But when Luke is betrayed, he must flee or be hanged. With all seeming lost, Luke sails to South Africa to start afresh. Yet he remains haunted by the past, and by Belle, the woman he can't forget. When he returns to seek revenge and reclaim his life, his actions will have shattering consequences - for the innocent as well as the guilty." -- Page 4 of cover.

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