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The Rowan Tree By Iris Gower

The Rowan Tree
by Iris Gower

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Young Manon grows up in the heart of Wales, but when her father dies suddenly, she finds herself homeless and the only solution is to join the cattle drovers on the long hard journey to London.
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The Rowan Tree by Iris Gower

Manon Jenkins has had a cherished childhood in the sleepy village of Five Saints in the heart of Wales, but when her beloved father dies, she is left homeless and alone. The handsome blacksmith, Morgan Lewis, cares deeply for her, but she cannot make herself marry a man she doesn't love. She longs for Caradoc Jones, son of a famous Welsh cattle drover and, in desperation, she accepts a job as chaperon to Caradoc's spoilt sister Georgina, and joins the drovers on the road to Smithfield market in London. She plans to seek her fortune as a herbalist, preparing medicines for sale to both the rich and the poor. Life on the trail is hard, and Non struggles to be accepted by the other women on the journey, as they walk long miles over rugged terrain. One heady, star-filled night Caradoc finally becomes her lover, but she is devastated when he refuses to marry her. She is determined to survive without him in London, but when she realizes she is pregnant, she finds that it's not easy to escape the clutches of the Jones family...

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About Iris Gower


Iris Gower was born in Swansea, where she still lives. The mother of four grown-up children, she has written over twenty bestselling novels. She received an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales Swansea in 1999 and was recently awarded an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cardiff.

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GOR000843795
The Rowan Tree by Iris Gower
Iris Gower
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2004-07-19
448
0552150347
9780552150347
N/A
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