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Remember Me by Lesley Pearse
  

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Remember Me by Lesley Pearse – author of the bestsellers Never Look Back and Gypsy – is a historical novel based on the true story of transported convict Mary Bryant (née Broad).

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Synopsis

Remember Me by Lesley Pearse

In 1786 a fisherman's daughter from Cornwall called Mary Broad was sentenced to be hung for theft. But her sentence was commuted, and she was transported to Australia, one of the first convicts to arrive there. How Mary escaped the harsh existence of the colony and found true love, and how she was captured and taken back to London in chains, only to be released after a trial where she was defended by no less than James Boswell, is one of the most gripping and moving stories of human endeavour (based on an amazing true story) you will ever read.

Reviews

Based on a true story, Remember Me brings Mary Broad vividly to life in this moving story of a woman triumphing against overwhelming odds. She made one mistake, and now she'll never see home again . . . * from the publisher's description * With characters it is impossible not to care about . . . this is storytelling at its very best * Daily Mail * An emotional and moving epic you won't forget in a hurry * Woman's Weekly *


About the Author

Lesley Pearse

Lesley Pearse's novels have sold over ten million copies worldwide and include most recently Dead to Me, Without a Trace, Survivor, Forgive Me and The Promise. Her new novel The Woman in the Wood is a powerful, passionate and sinister tale of a young woman's courage, friendship and determination.

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Book Info

Publication date

25th September 2003

Author

Lesley Pearse

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www.lesleypearse.com

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Publisher

Penguin Books Ltd

Format

Paperback
560 pages

Categories

Historical Fiction
Romantic Fiction
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Historical fiction

ISBN

9780141046082

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