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Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 Summary Î eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Istic doctor James Downey Rachel catches the eye of a sinister passenger with than honour on his mind When they finally arrive on the other side of the world they are confined to the grim and overcrowded Parramatta Female Factory But worse is to come as the threat of separation looms In the land behind the sun the only thing they have is each othe. Inspired by the lives of Deborah Challinor s ancestors Behind the Sun is the first installment of a historical fiction series featuring four convict women transported from England to New South Wales in the late 1920 s Incarcerated in Newgate goal Friday Woolfe a streetwise prostitute befriends Harriet Clarke a timid seamstress the prickly thief Sarah Morgan and the young and desperately naive Rachel Winter The unlikely foursome form a bond that supports them through the trials of imprisonment the long journey to Australia and the unknown fate that awaits them in SydneytownI have always been fascinated with this period of Australian history and particularly enjoyed Behind the Sun for it s historical detail Challinor holds a PhD in history and the novel reflects her knowledge though she admits to tweaking a fact or two to better tell the story The novel begins in England where we are introduced to the women and their crimes All stand accused of theft of some type and are incarcerated in London s notorious Newgate Goal awaiting sentence It is Friday and Harriet who first find each other shortly joined by Sarah and Rachel Their disparate personalities create an interesting dynamic whose strengths and weaknesses all contribute to their survival Friday is afraid of nothing Harriet is calm and practical Sarah is clever and calculating and surprisingly Rachel who claims to be 15 but is only 13 turns out to be uite the card shark growing the funds the women need to buy meagre comforts within prisonMuch of the novel focuses on the journey to Australia where one hundred and fifty women were crowded onto a ship for the 7 month sail Life aboard the ship is difficult though the women find their own ways to endure Harriet becomes an assistant to the ship s doctor Friday continues to ply her trade with the ship s crew Rachel however falls victim to Bella Jackson a notorious and ruthless madam whose manipulations results in tragedy for Rachel leaving her friends swearing to take their revenge Arriving in Sydney the women are taken to the Parramatta Female Factory before being re assigned Despite being separated the women continue to support each other especially when tragedy strikes again With strong characterisation Behind the Sun is a fascinating exploration of women s history in Australia and an enjoyable read I Challinor plans to follow up Behind the Sun with Girl of Shadows expected in 2013 and I am looking forward to reading about the women s adventures in SydneyTown Bow Street Brangle of a sinister passenger with than honour Vögel in unserem Garten on his mind When they finally arrive Rosen's Breast Pathology on the Wendel other side Blue Bloods overcrowded Parramatta Female Factory But worse is to come as the threat Comment utiliser pleinement votre potentiel : Les grands secrets de l'accomplissement de soi of separation looms In the land behind the sun the Sweetheart othe. 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Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 Summary Î eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Seamstress Harriet Clarke On the voyage to New South Wales their friendship becomes an unbreakable bond but there are others on board who will change their lives forever Friday makes an implacable enemy of Bella Jackson a vicious woman whose power seems undiminished by her arrest and transportation while Harriet is taken under the wing of an ideal. 35 I enjoyed this I listened to it as an audiobook and thought the narrator did a good job of the different voices I liked the characters Friday Sarah Harry Harriet and Rachael and I liked that it was partly set on the tall ship on which the women sailed to the penal colony of New South Wales I felt sorry for their situation at times and will look forward to reading the next one I think the second one will follow on very closely from this one and it will be important to remember what happened in this one For this reason I am including multiple major spoilers in the tag below so that I can check back to remind myself of what happened whenever I get around to reading the next one So for anyone who hasn t read this book DO NOT read the spoiler belowview spoilerOn board the Isla not sure about spelling since I listened to the book Rachael gets drawn into the sticky web of fellow convict Bella Jackson to whom she owes a favour Bella operates a shipboard brothel servicing the sailors and the paying passengers Rachael is not working for Bella and is not a whore but Bella offers up Rachael s services as a whore to one of the paying passengers Gabriel Keegan telling Rachael that he is interested in paying somebody to do his laundry so that she will go along to his cabin willingly He rapes and injures her mentally as well as physically A little later Rachael confronts Keegan who pushes her from one deck to the next causing further horrific injuries which the ship s surgeon Dr Downie was surprised didn t kill her Shortly after this the Isla docks in Sydney the women arrive at Parramatta Female Factory and are duly assigned to employers Rachael is not mentally sound enough to be assigned and she remains at the factory As a result of the rape she falls pregnant and after 9 months of mental anguish and severe headaches only relieved by laudanum dies in childbirth After Keegan s attack Rachael had been cared for by Friday Sarah and Harry all of whom had vowed to make Keegan pay for the misery that he made Rachael s life After her death they follow Keegan lure him into an alleyway and beat him to death Unfortunately somehow Bella Jackson now married and therefore assigned to her husband becomes aware that the three of them have killed him so she has a hold over them which she will be sure to call in in the next book The ship s surgeon liked Harry although she was very upset when he told her that he carried out an autopsy on Rachael s body so that may not go anywhere Another of the paying passengers Matthew Cutler also liked Harry so perhaps that will produce some results hide spoiler

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Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 Summary Î eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Four women on a perilous journey to a new world can rely only on their wits to survive and each other Irreverent and streetwise prostitute Friday Woolfe is in London's notorious Newgate gaol awaiting transportation there she meets three other girls intelligent and opportunistic thief Sarah Morgan naive young Rachel Winter and reliable and capable. Loved it great read This book was absolutely jam packed with story and plotin fact several stories which all flowed seamlessly together and combined to make the overall story even credible Great characters with individually complex personalities kept the story flowing from one to the other without losing pace or interestIt gives some terrific insight into what it must have been like for female convicts before during and after their transportation on a convict ship from the UK to the Coloniesincredible womenEvery single page held interest and intrigue making it a real page turnerI thoroughly enjoyed this book and am really looking forward to the follow up book called Girl of Shadows which continues the story and which I understand is due out soonhopefully a Christmas presentI wouldn t hesitate to recommend this book to lovers of Historical Fiction or Fiction in general 45s

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