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Outcast (Emma Grady, #1)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  352 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
On a fateful night in 1860, Thadius Grady realises, too late, that he has made a grave mistake. In blind faith he has put himself and his daughter Emma at the mercy of his sister and her conniving husband, Caleb Crowther - for he has entrusted to them his entire fortune and the daughter he adores. With his dying breath he pleads to see his daughter one last time - but Cale ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published September 10th 1992 by Headline (first published September 1st 1992)
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Kelly Furniss
I had this recommended to me. It was an enjoyable book but quite simplistic. I read it quickly and have gone on to read the others in the trilogy.
Tammy
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance, history
I'd consider this book to be so-so. It got pretty good reviews and a friend told me to read it, but it's not my bag at all. I enjoy some romance, but it has to just be a part of a bigger story. I suppose you could say the drama between the main character and her evil aunt and uncle is something else but it wasn't strong enough to keep me going. I did finish it but I found myself reading it as quickly as possible so I could move on to something else. I won't bother reading the rest of the trilogy ...more
Diane Cunningham
May 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed this first book about the life of Emma Grady. It starts with her as a young girl left in the care of her Aunt and her husband when her Dad dies. Emma try's to make the best of her life but she's dealt some tough blows. It ends with her being transported to Australia. I'm looking forward to reading more of her adventures in book two.
Paul
Feb 17, 2015 rated it it was ok
Too predicatable, too cliched and not descriptive enough of the times. I was also dissapointed that Australia was saved for the second volume, because I'm not going to read that
Donna Pullen
Aug 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book and have read it more than once and cant wait to read the other two that follow
just having trouble getting a copy of the 2nd book so dont want to read the 3rd one till i can
Nicola
May 24, 2014 rated it liked it
It was all very predictable, but a comfy read after a day of heavy brain activity. The characters were formulaic, but that's what I was after when I read this one.
Tamara Epps
Jul 28, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
good story though im told its part of a series but dont read if you want hope in life - one of the most depressing reads ever but very well written.
Carobe
May 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: book-i-own
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Rowlie
Nov 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
An intriguing tale with a twist at the very end.
Vishnu Nath
Oct 11, 2015 rated it liked it
Go slowly till 150 and comes the spellbound magic of COX..
Beth Attwood
Jul 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cant wait to read the next book ..

I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading Josephine Cox novels ... I couldn't put it down ..
Ina Richardson
Feb 28, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A Good Read So Far

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I do not wish to comment further at this time, ask me again when I've finished reading it. Than you.
Ingrid
Sep 24, 2014 rated it liked it
I enjoyed the book but it falls into the light and fluffy category. I have since read the next 2 and enjoyed them
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Josephine Cox was born in Blackburn, one of ten children. At the age of sixteen, Josephine met and married her husband Ken, and had two sons. When the boys started school, she decided to go to college and eventually gained a place at university but was unable to take this up as it would have meant living away from home. Instead, she went into teaching – and started to write her first full-length n ...more
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