(E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor


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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor As the individual lives of four young London women slowly came together they finally met in the notorious Newgate jail where they all awaited the results of various criminal offences Because even petty offences were criminal acts in 1820s London – the verdicts of transportation for all four of them was devastating but not unexpected Friday Woolfe was a streetwise prostitute and knew her way around; she befriended and cared for young Sarah

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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor REVIEW Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 5★What a happy well written discovery this was I loved itDeborah Challinor has created four real women very different fro

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    Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ DOWNLOAD Ö E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ Deborah Challinor REVIEW Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 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

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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor 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 t

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    REVIEW Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ DOWNLOAD Ö E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ Deborah Challinor Behind the Sun is a heart wrenching story about 4 women who are convicted of petty crimes and sentenced to be transported to Colonial NSW Australia All 4 women form fast friendships and soon come to rely on each other as familyThe arduous 4 month long sea voyage from London to Australia is fraught with peril and unspeakable acts of violence depravity and hardship but also colossal acts of kindness friendship a

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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor 5 stars simply for the fact that I could not put this down While I found some of it rather difficult to read it

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    Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ DOWNLOAD Ö E-book, or Kindle E-pub ½ Deborah Challinor REVIEW Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 Deborah Challinor and I shared a stage at the Historical Novel Society Australasian conference in Melbourne a few years ago and so I was keen to read some of her work She’s a New Zealand author and historian who has written over a dozen books uite a few of them set in Australia Behind the Sun is the first in a uartet following the adventures of four young women in the 1820s who are all convicted of various crimes and transported

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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ 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 ti

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    (E–pub) Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 by Deborah Challinor 45 starsI've long been drawn to Australian historical novels and never tire of reading them Author Deborah Challinor is a new find for me This is the first book of hers I read and I couldn't put it down The writing was excellent she knew exactl

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FREE READ Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 109 Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ 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. As the individual lives of four young London women slowly came together they finally met in the notorious Newgate jail where they all awaited the results of various criminal offences Because even petty offences were criminal acts in 1820s London the verdicts of transportation for all four of them was devastating but not unexpected Friday Woolfe was a streetwise prostitute and knew her way around she befriended and cared for young Sarah Morgan Rachel Winter and Harriet Clarke Before long the four young women were as close as sisters they looked out for each other alwaysWhen the convict ship the Isla left bound for New South Wales the horrors of seasickness meant only eleven of the over one hundred and twenty women and children on board didn t succumb Out of the four friends only Harrie remained healthy she found herself helping in the ship s hospital under the watchful eye of Dr James Downey also second in charge of the Isla As the days slowly made their way into weeks the prisoners settled into an uneasy routine But with only women on board there were some among the crew and paying passengers who were not at all honourable When tragedy struck as the ship was only a few weeks from the coast of New South Wales Rachel was one whose life changed foreverTransferred to the Parramatta Female Factory on arrival they found a place which was overcrowded and not dissimilar to Newgate Prison But as the four friends waited to be assigned their uncertainty and sense of looming loss was paramount How could they remain together Was there a way but they were convict girls with no say in what would happen to themI absolutely loved Behind the Sun by Aussie author Deborah Challinor My first by this author and the first in the Convict Girls series I can t wait to read the next Beautifully written the characters are incredibly real the bond between the four girls was deep and everlasting Behind the Sun is an amazing tale of historical fiction which I have no hesitation in recommending highly

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FREE READ Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 109 Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ 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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FREE READ Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1 109 Deborah Challinor ½ 9 FREE READ 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. 45 starsI ve long been drawn to Australian historical novels and never tire of reading them Author Deborah Challinor is a new find for me This is the first book of hers I read and I couldn t put it down The writing was excellent she knew exactly when to move from one character to another without missing a beat The characters were all very different and interesting as was everything else I eagerly look forward to reading 2 in the Convict Girls series

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  • Behind the Sun Convict Girls #1
  • Deborah Challinor
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  • 01 October 2018
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