A gripping story of love and rivalry from the internationally best-selling author of The Lavender Keeper.
Charismatic womaniser Jack Bryant has the world at his feet, but when trouble catches up with him he's forced to flee Penzance for good.
Honest Ned Sinclair is on a family adventure in Rangoon when he is dealt a bitter blow. With all the odds against him, he risks his life in a desperate bid to escape.
Both men hope to start their lives anew, seeking their fortune in India's fields of gold. Their paths collide in the colourful city of Bangalore, where they form a friendship like no other.
In the years that follow, they remain inextricably bound by a dark secret while their love for the same woman threatens to tear them apart.
From the windswept cliffs of the Cornish coast to the gold mines of Southern India, this is a story of high adventure, devastating tragedy and enduring love.
©2013 Fiona McIntosh 2013. By arrangement with Penguin Australia. (P)2016 Bolinda
I enjoyed this book to the last moment. It was very eye opening about me Mining in India and life in Imperial India. I became very attached to all of the characters.
what a fantastic book made even better with the very talenred joe jameson thoughly recommended
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