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Like an Evening Gone by Jeannie Johnson
  

Like an Evening Gone

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A mid 19th century saga of Bristol and Barbados, slaves, sugar, murder and more.

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Like an Evening Gone by Jeannie Johnson

A wonderfully compelling mid-nineteenth century saga following the fortunes of a family trading in sugar.

The Strong family are wealthy, arrogant, decadent, and ruthless - with a string of sugar plantations in Barbados, a stately home near Bristol, and ambitions to control the refining of sugar in that city. But in a single night, the actions of one generation alter the family's legacy for ever.

The three Strong brothers are overseeing their inheritance in the West Indies. In this balmy, tropical setting, an ugly situation is fuelled by Barbados rum; a murder is committed, and a child conceived. And the repercussions of this fatal night have a violent domino effect which reaches down through generations . . .

About the Author

Jeannie Johnson
Jeannie Johnson is married with one daughter, and worked in copywriting and marketing before purchasing and running hotels in both Bath and the Welsh Borders. She won the BBC New Writers Initiative at Radio Bristol for 'Second Time Around', which was broadcast in March 2002 starring Stephanie Cole and June Barrie. She has appeared as a supporting actress in TV programmes including Casualty, Border Café, Pobol y Cwm, and a number of others.

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Book Info

Publication date

4th November 2004

Author

Jeannie Johnson

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Publisher

Orion

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Romantic Fiction


ISBN

9780752859781

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