Shackles Frances Murray

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Shackles  by  Frances Murray

Shackles by Frances Murray
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This story is set in the Island of Guernsey in the year 1831, Jocasta Saughton arrives by one of the new steam vessels to take up a post as Governess in the Lucas household in St, Peter Port. It is a time of great poltical turmoil in England, also atMoreThis story is set in the Island of Guernsey in the year 1831, Jocasta Saughton arrives by one of the new steam vessels to take up a post as Governess in the Lucas household in St, Peter Port. It is a time of great poltical turmoil in England, also at a time when the campaign against Slavery was coming to its height.

Joacasta encounters the inexplicable hostility of her employers sister-in-law and the obstinate refusal of her eldest charge to learn anything from a mere female. Furhermore, an incomer with a pretty daughter and an axe to grind makes intentional mischief.

Jo is thrust out of the house at midnight, penniless and without her baggage and manages to find an unlikely refuge. However, she also finds herself in considerable danger from those determined to prevent the destruction of the profitable slave trade..



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