A Respectable Trade

A Respectable Trade

Bristol in 1787 is booming, a city where power beckons those who dare to take risks. Josiah Cole, a small dockside trader, is prepared to gamble everything to join the big players of the city. But he needs capital and a well-connected wife.

Marriage to Frances Scott is a mutually convenient solution. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune dependent on the respectable trade of sugar, rum, and slaves.

Into her new… (more)

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Publisher: Atria Books (January 09, 2007)

Collection: Atria Books

Parent ISBN: 9780743272544

Page count: 512 pages

File size: 7.2 MB

Language: English


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