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Fever Hill (Daughters of Eden Trilogy #2)

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The second novel in the ravishing Eden trilogy set amongst the lush and decaying sugar plantations of Jamaica.

Nothing about Sophie Monroe is ‘appropriate’. She's too outspoken, too determined, and her childhood hero, Ben Kelly, grew up in appalling poverty in the London slums.

Her only haven is Eden, the hauntingly beautiful plantation in Jamaica, where her sister Madeleine
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Paperback, 579 pages
Published July 6th 2005 by Corgi Books (first published 2003)
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Redfox5
Jun 25, 2011 Redfox5 rated it really liked it
Much better than I thought it would be. I judged this on its cover and wasn't thrilled about reading it. Now I think I'll have to get hold of the first and the thrid one. The world has changed so much from the late 1800's/early 1900's. I can't even imagen things being like that with so much emphases on your class and race(tho I know it still goes on). Although I did like Sophie as a main character I actually perfered Evie. I can only hope her story is told in one of the other books. Good read.
Cindy
Feb 10, 2013 Cindy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Vuurvlinder is het tweede deel in de Eden-trilogie, maar is prima op zichzelf te lezen. Het is een meeslepend verhaal over het vroegere Jamaica en de heersende klassenverschillen die zijn overgebleven na afloop van het slaventijdperk. En hoewel iedereen uit de hogere klasse zich degelijk voor wil doen, spelen wraak en afgunst daar een grote rol en zit een schandaal in een klein hoekje. Sophie wordt als een erg innemend hoofdpersonage neergezet en je kunt je als lezer dan ook gemakkelijk inleven ...more
Dani Angel
Feb 27, 2016 Dani Angel rated it liked it
Just OK for me, I struggled through it, it didn't keep my attention, out of all the characters, the best developed was Ben.
Josie
Nov 04, 2007 Josie rated it it was amazing
I wasn't expecting to like this as much as The Shadow Catcher because it focuses on Sophie, not Madeleine, but I think in the end I liked Sophie more than her sister. I know Madeleine just wants to do the right thing, but Sophie doesn't want to let society's expectations and opinions stop her from doing what she wants to do, which you've got to admire. This story was desperately sad in parts, but also moving and funny, and I couldn't stop thinking about it after I'd finished reading it.
Marita
Jan 14, 2014 Marita rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Šī grāmata ir turpinājums pirms gada lasītajai šis autores grāmata "Ēnu gūstā" par Monro māsām. Varbūt pat ir labi, ka starp abām daļā bija tik liels laika periods,jo ja būtu lasījusi uzreiz pēc pirmās kopsavilkuma nodaļu, tad iespējams iespaids būtu pavisam savādāks, tomēr šajā reizē, tas patīkami atsvaidzināja atmiņā pagājušos notikumus.
Tieši tāpat kā pirmā daļa tik pat viegli lasījās un sižets patiesi aizrāva.
Fareeha
Aug 27, 2008 Fareeha rated it did not like it
Read only the first three chapters and they were enough to convince me that it was a rambling, boring tale. Even the protagonists were 'forcing' their relationship (and I don't mean it literally the way it sounds :P!)
CLM
Jul 27, 2007 CLM rated it it was amazing
Outstanding historical fiction. Unfortunately, the author now seems to be concentrating on a sort of juvenile version of Jean Auel.
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Michelle Paver was born in Central Africa, but came to England as a child. After gaining a degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University, she became a partner in a City law firm, but eventually gave that up to write full-time.

The hugely successful Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series arose from Michelle's lifelong passion for animals, anthropology and the distant past - as as well as an encounter
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Daughters of Eden Trilogy (3 books)
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