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The trader's wife / by Anna Jacobs.

By: Jacobs, Anna, 1941- [author.].
Series: Jacobs, Anna, Trader: book 1.Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2011Description: 325 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781444711257 ; 1444711253 ; 9781444725179 .Subject(s): Singapore -- History -- 1819-1867 -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: After the death of her mother and her cousin's mysterious disappearance, Isabella Saunders falls upon hard times living in Singapore. She is persuaded to marry Bram Deagan, who has arrived in Singapore determined to make his fortune as a trader. She sets sail for a new land and life.
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<p>Singapore in the 1860s is exotic and yet terrifying for a penniless Englishwoman, alone and vulnerable after her mother's death. Too pretty to obtain a governess's job, Isabella Saunders accepts an offer from a Singapore merchant to teach him English and live with his family.</p> <p>Two years later Bram Deagan arrives in Singapore, determined to make his fortune as a trader. Mr Lee sees a way to expand his business connections and persuades Isabella to marry Bram.</p> <p>Bravely, she sets sail for a new land and life. But the past casts a long shadow and together they face unexpected dangers. Will they find a way to achieve their dreams of a successful trading business?</p>

After the death of her mother and her cousin's mysterious disappearance, Isabella Saunders falls upon hard times living in Singapore. She is persuaded to marry Bram Deagan, who has arrived in Singapore determined to make his fortune as a trader. She sets sail for a new land and life.

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