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 world comes Mehuru, once a priest in the ancient African kingdom of Yoruba, now a slave in England. From opposite ends of the earth, despite the difference in status, Mehuru and Frances confront each other and their need for love and liberty.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780743272544
Categories BX, Fiction, Historical Fiction
Author(s) Philippa Gregory
Publisher Touchstone
Pages 488
Format Paperback
Dimensions 13.21cm x 3.3cm x 19.81cm
Weight 0.49 kg
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