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Winds of Fortune
E.V. Thompson

Classification : Historical fiction
Pub Date : Apr 12, 2001
Imprint : Time Warner Paperbacks
Page Extent : 576
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780751525281
Price : 520

About the book
Set in Cornwall in the early part of the 19th Century.

Thomasina is determined to make more of her life than just to be a maid - even more so when she is raped by Sir Henry's nephew in the house she works in. She runs off with sweetheart Jeffrey and they live for a while as highwaymen, firstly in Mevagissey and surrounding areas, then Bristol. They make a lot of money and are thinking of retiring when Jeffrey is caught - and hung.
Thomasina then goes to sea and has further adventures, dressed as a boy. She meets and falls in love with Abel and, in due course, spends her highwayman money on a boat which she ensures, anonymously, Abel is made captain of. Thomasina knows that Abel is the man for her - she just has to get Abel to know that he is in love with her...
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E.V. Thompson
E V Thompson spent nine years in the Navy before joining the Bristol police. He moved to Hong Kong, then Rhodesia and had over 200 stories published before returning to England to become a full-time w...(+)
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