before the fall Harry Potter House Eds books of the month eligible curtis sittenfeld granchester

Like an Evening Gone by Jeannie Johnson
  

Like an Evening Gone

Romantic Fiction   Romantic Fiction   

RRP £6.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Download an extract Discuss on Facebook Discuss this book on our Relationship Tales Facebook group Share this book

Lovereading view...

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

If you like Jeannie Johnson you might also like to read books by Pamela Oldfield.

Synopsis

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.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

4th November 2004

Author

Jeannie Johnson

More books by Jeannie Johnson
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Orion

Format

Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Romantic Fiction


ISBN

9780752859781

I read new, exciting writers and established authors before publication and there is a great website full of brilliant books and opinions.

Lynda

Their sending me my first book to review 18 months ago re-awakened my fondness for reading, since then I have purchased some real gems.

Barry Griffiths

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

They are bright, breezy and eager to offer a great book, then genuinely listen/respect the review one writes.

Maggie Crane

The selections are so varied and the reader reviews are so helpful. A fantastic website for those who love books.

Ann Quintilla

Lovereading always comes up with great suggestions and has introduced me to enjoyable books and new authors to discover.

Gaynor Passmore

I love 'try before you buy' extracts. I love the wide range of authors & genres. I love the author info. I love books!

Judi Davies

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools