River of Fortune

The twisting and mysterious saga of a young woman in Australia in 1883: Francesca Callaghan returns to the river port of Echuca to help her father, Joe, who runs a paddle steamer. His arrogant competitor, Silas Hepburn, tries to drive him out of business,... more

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  • Format: eBook
  • Language: EN
  • Label: Historical, Love and Romance, Be
  • Pages: 624
  • ISBN: 9783838736891
  • Publication date: 17.05.2013

The twisting and mysterious saga of a young woman in Australia in 1883: Francesca Callaghan returns to the river port of Echuca to help her father, Joe, who runs a paddle steamer. His arrogant competitor, Silas Hepburn, tries to drive him out of business, and it’s starting to look like he may succeed. But when Silas sets his eyes upon young Francesca, his devious antics sink to a new low. Francesca, now a pawn in the family business, cannot deny her own romantic feelings. She falls hard for Monty, a charming river captain. But between ill intrigue and impossible odds, can they ever be together? Perhaps the most shattering secret of all is the one that Francesca’s father has kept from her for all these years … A tale of self-discovery against the odds, “River of Fortune,” will take you on a journey of shattering deception and heart-warming redemption.

With an eye for detail, Elizabeth Haran is the author of numerous other romantic adventures including “Under a Flaming Sky,” “Island of Whispering Winds,” “Flight of the Jabiru,” and “Staircase to the Moon,” available as eBooks.

For fans of sagas set against the backdrop of beautiful landscapes, like Sarah Lark’s, “Island of a Thousand Springs” or Rebecca Morton’s, “The Forgotten Garden.”

About the author: Elizabeth Haran was born in Bulawayo, Rhodesia and migrated to Australia as a child. She lives with her family in Adelaide and has written fourteen novels set in Australia. Her heart-warming and carefully crafted books have been published in ten countries and are bestsellers in Germany.

Elizabeth Haran was born in Zimbabwe and eventually moved to England with her family and from there to Australia. Today, she lives with her husband and two sons on the coast of Adelaide in south Australia. Before discovering her passion for writing she worked as a model, owned a gardening shop and worked with disabled children.