Philippa Gregory A Respectable Trade PDF

Philippa Gregory A Respectable Trade PDF

A Respectable Trade

Bristol in 1787 is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city But he needs capital and a well connected wife.Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution Trading her social contacts for Josiah s protection, Frances finds her lif Bristol in 1787 is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city But he needs capital and a well connected wife.Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution Trading her social contacts for Josiah s protection, Frances finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves.Into her new world comes Mehuru, once a priest in the ancient African kingdom of Yoruba, now a slave in England From opposite ends of the earth, despite the difference in status, Mehuru and Frances confront each other and their need for love and liberty

Title : A Respectable Trade
Author :  Philippa Gregory
Language : English
Isbn : 0743272544
Format : Paperback
Pages : 512 pages

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