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The orphan of Good Hope / Roxane Dhand.

In 1683 life is gruelling for the young women in Amsterdam's civic orphanage. The sole light in Johanna Timmerman's existence is her forbidden love for Frans, an orphan in the boys' section who has a smile like sunshine. Then he is gone, whisked across the globe to the Dutch East India Company's nascent colony at Good Hope. Floriane Peronneau's privileged world is pleasant and fulfilling until she discovers that it is all built on lies. Far from being the devoted gentleman he seems, her husband Claes is a womanizing degenerate who has led them to the edge of ruin. And the forces are closing in on him. While Johanna's love drives her to make a shocking bargain to secure passage to the Cape, Floriane is caught in a terrifying game of cat and mouse. The two women's lives could not be more different. Yet, on the long, dangerous voyage to the southern tip of Africa, they will become the best of friends - and co-conspirators . . .

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Barcode Shelf Location Collection Volume Ref. Branch Status Due Date Res.
C9009149738 F DHA
Adult fiction   Smithfield Branch . . On Loan, Reserved . 17 Oct 2020
C9009149746 F DHA
Adult fiction   Smithfield Branch . . On Loan, Reserved . 13 Oct 2020
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ISBN 9780143789666
014378966X
Author Dhand, Roxane author.
Title The orphan of Good Hope / Roxane Dhand.
Published Bantam, 2020.
Sydney, N.S.W. :
Physical description 416 pages ; 24 cm.
General note "An innocent love. A betrayed wife. A faraway shore." -- Cover.
Summary In 1683 life is gruelling for the young women in Amsterdam's civic orphanage. The sole light in Johanna Timmerman's existence is her forbidden love for Frans, an orphan in the boys' section who has a smile like sunshine. Then he is gone, whisked across the globe to the Dutch East India Company's nascent colony at Good Hope. Floriane Peronneau's privileged world is pleasant and fulfilling until she discovers that it is all built on lies. Far from being the devoted gentleman he seems, her husband Claes is a womanizing degenerate who has led them to the edge of ruin. And the forces are closing in on him. While Johanna's love drives her to make a shocking bargain to secure passage to the Cape, Floriane is caught in a terrifying game of cat and mouse. The two women's lives could not be more different. Yet, on the long, dangerous voyage to the southern tip of Africa, they will become the best of friends - and co-conspirators . . .
Subject Married people -- Fiction
Ocean travel -- Fiction. -- Adult fiction -- Print
Friendship
Orphans
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction
Orphans -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Romance fiction
Historical
Historical fiction
Fiction
Reservations Queue 3
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