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Outcast (Emma Grady, #1)
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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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
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.
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 ...moreMore about Josephine Cox...