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The Tea Planter's Daughter By Janet MacLeod Trotter

The Tea Planter's Daughter by Janet MacLeod Trotter

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Hard-drinking tea planter Jock Belhaven refuses to allow his beautiful daughter Clarrie to marry brash young planter Wesley Robson to save them from ruin. When Jock dies suddenly, Clarrie and her sister Olive are forced back to Tyneside to slave in a cousin's pub. But Clarrie dreams of owning a tea business that will rival the charismatic Wesley's.

The Tea Planter's Daughter Summary

The Tea Planter's Daughter: A Wonderfully Moving Story of Courage and Enduring Love: First in the India Tea Series by Janet MacLeod Trotter

1905 INDIA: Clarissa Belhaven and her younger sister Olive find their carefree life on their father's tea plantation threatened by his drinking and debts. Wesley Robson, a brash young rival businessman, offers to help save the plantation in exchange for beautiful Clarrie's hand in marriage, but her father flatly refuses. And when Jock Belhaven dies suddenly, his daughters are forced to return to their father's cousin in Tyneside and work long hours in his pub. In Newcastle, Clarrie is shocked by the dire poverty she witnesses, and dreams of opening her own tea room, which could be a safe haven for local women. To provide a living for herself and Olive, Clarrie escapes her dictatorial cousin Lily and takes a job as housekeeper for kindly lawyer Herbert Stock. But Herbert's vindictive son Bertie, jealous of Clarrie's popularity, is determined to bring about her downfall. Then Wesley Robson comes back into Clarrie's life, bringing with him a shocking revelation ...Set in the fascinating world of the Edwardian tea trade, THE TEA PLANTER'S DAUGHTER is a deeply involving and moving story with a wonderfully warm-hearted heroine. One of the Tyneside Sagas.

The Tea Planter's Daughter Reviews

'Irresistible' Sunderland Echo 'A wonderfully moving, deeply emotional tale' Daily Record 'Trotter uses her experiences and imagination to bring strength and depth to her novels. Another thought-provoking book' Lancashire Evening Post 'Another action-packed, emotionally charged page-turner' Newcastle Journal 'A moving saga set against the backdrop of the thriving tea trade in turn-of-the-century Tyneside' Peterborough Evening Telegraph 'A gripping and heartrending novel... An unforgettable novel of courage, suffering and enduring love' Bolton Evening News

About Janet MacLeod Trotter

Janet MacLeod Trotter was brought up in the North East of England with her four brothers, by Scottish parents. She is a best-selling author of 16 novels, including the hugely popular Jarrow Trilogy, and a childhood memoir, BEATLES & CHIEFS, which was featured on BBC Radio Four. Her novel, THE HUNGRY HILLS, gained her a place on the shortlist of The Sunday Times' Young Writers' Award, and the TEA PLANTER'S LASS was longlisted for the RNA Romantic Novel Award. A graduate of Edinburgh University, she has been editor of the Clan MacLeod Magazine, a columnist on the Newcastle Journal and has had numerous short stories published in women's magazines. She lives in the North of England with her husband, daughter and son. Find out more about Janet and her other popular novels at:

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The Tea Planter's Daughter: A Wonderfully Moving Story of Courage and Enduring Love: First in the India Tea Series by Janet MacLeod Trotter
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Long-listed for Romantic Novelists' Association Awards: Romantic Novel of the Year 2008
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