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A Most Determined Woman

Emma Blair

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Fiction, Sagas

From Sunday Times bestseller Emma Blair, a heartwarming family saga available for the first time in ebook.

For Sarah Hawke, daughter of an impoverished miner, life offered little beyond the grime of Glasgow in the 1890s and the eternal drudgery of back-breaking work. Until a mysterious stranger entered her life. A stranger who turned out to be her real father - and the owner of a vast and prosperous shipping empire.

Catapulted into a world of luxury, of servants and stately homes, Sarah begins a new and glittering life. As sole heiress to a fortune, she has much to gain - and everything to lose. For she takes over the business, and with it the risks and rivalry, deceit and intrigue - and the prospect of undying love . . .

From Scotland to Paris, from Jamaica to South Africa, Sarah charms - and fights - her way to success against all odds. For she is dealing in a man's world, where the only way to succeed is to be a most determined woman.

Praise for Emma Blair:

'An engaging novel and the characters are endearing - a good holiday read' Historical Novels Review

'All the tragedy and passion you could hope for . . . Brilliant' The Bookseller

'Romantic fiction pure and simple and the best sort - direct, warm and hugely readable. Women's fiction at an excellent level' Publishing News

'Emma Blair explores the complex and difficult nature of human emotions in this passionately written novel' Edinburgh Evening News

'Entertaining romantic fiction' Historical Novels Review

'[Emma Blair] is well worth recommending' The Bookseller

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Emma Blair

Emma Blair was born in Glasgow and now lives in Devon. She is the author of eighteen novels, including SCARLET RIBBONS with which she was shortlisted for the Romantic Novelist of the Year award.

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