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A Voice to be Heard

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The story of two young women determined to live outside the confines of the Victorian Age and who have a lasting impact on the fledgling town of Melbourne. Florence is seduced by the son of her employer in Leicestershire. Thomas Luxford casts her aside, denying all responsibility for her coming child. Fleeing her former life, Florence's twins are born illegitimately in Bed ...more
Paperback, 456 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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Michelle Randall
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Travel back to the 1800's to a time when society was ruled by men, and women were window dressing. A Voice to be Heard starts with a young girl, Florence who is well educated, which is not common for that era. Yet she is seduced and becomes pregnant by the Lord of the house's son, only to be held in high regard by the Lord, who takes care of her and her twin daughters for the rest of his life. Within days, grandfather is killed in a freak carriage accident and moth
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A very well researched historical fiction story set in 19th century England and Australia, A Voice to be Heard is a sweeping saga of two sisters destined for greatness.

I liked the fact that history was woven in nicely to the story and did not feel forced. I liked the author's word craft: really elegant sentences with diverse vocabulary. The descriptions were flavoursome and easy to picture. The way the author covered a lot of territory in the narrative, in relation to dealing with lots of charac
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Dell Brand grew up in Sydney, attending North Sydney Girls High School, Sydney University (BEd & MA) and Wollongong University (PhD). She taught in state high schools during her working life, teaching Physical and Health Education. She was recognised with the Minister’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Outstanding Achievement in Education Award from the Australian College of Education.


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