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By Eastern Windows

(The first book in the MacQuaier series)
A novel by

GRETTA CURRAN BROWNE has to date been internationally published by six European publishers and also by publishers in Japan and China.


"Fabulous, exotic, engrossing ... fresh and authentic in every detail ... it has to be the best book I have read about the British in India since M. M. Kaye's "The Far Pavilions" - Dr Aileen Keegan.

"Another wonderful book by Gretta Curran Browne. She not only captures the times but the emotions of the characters flawlessly." -- Sharon Stark

Not at all what I expected, this delightful book weaves an intricate tale of the young Scots soldier , an intense romance, heartbreak and just a bit of war. In exotic places, in long ago times, I enjoyed every skilfully crafted word. -- Doris S. Sanders

"If authors such as this one could bottle their writing formula and sell it they'd make millions. From the opening pages I was hooked." -- Garth R. Mailman.

A complete stand-alone novel - and also the first in "The Macquarie Series".

Set in the beauty of Scotland, the magic of India, and the hostility of China, peopled with memorable characters of all races, By Eastern Windows is the story of a young British soldier, Lachlan Macquarie, posted to India where he meets Jane Jarvis, a young girl from the Caribbean - beautiful, different and exciting - who becomes the greatest love, and the greatest tragedy, of his life.
It is also the story of the young men who travelled with him, far from home, serving their King in a country they came to love, while coping with the complex differences between East and West.

This the the never-before-told story of Lachlan Macquarie's young life - before he went on to become one of the most important men of his time,

Used availability for Gretta Curran Browne's By Eastern Windows

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Paperback Editions

October 2013 : UK Paperback
Title: By Eastern Windows (The Macquarie Series)
Author(s): Gretta Curran Browne
ISBN: 0-9572310-8-3 / 978-0-9572310-8-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Eighty-Eight Publications
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: By Eastern Windows: Book One of The Macquarie Series
Author(s): Gretta Curran Browne
ISBN: 1-4802-0362-9 / 978-1-4802-0362-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

June 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: By Eastern Windows
Author(s): Gretta Curran Browne
ISBN: 1-4775-8713-6 / 978-1-4775-8713-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: BY EASTERN WINDOWS (The Macquarie Series Book 1): A Biographical Novel
Author(s): Gretta Curran Browne
Publisher: Eighty-Eight Publications
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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