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Behind the Sun

(2012)
(The first book in the Convict Girls series)
A novel by

 
 
Irreverent and streetwise prostitute Friday Woolfe is in London's notorious Newgate gaol, awaiting transportation. There, she meets three other girls: intelligent and opportunistic thief, Sarah Morgan, naive young Rachel Winter, and reliable and capable seamstress, Harriet Clarke. On the voyage to New South Wales their friendship becomes an unbreakable bond - but there are others on board who will change their lives forever. Friday makes an implacable enemy of Bella Jackson, a vicious woman whose power seems undiminished by her arrest and transportation, while Harriet is taken under the wing of an idealistic doctor, James Downey. Rachel catches the eye of a sinister passenger with more than honour on his mind, whose brutal assault leaves her life hanging in the balance. When they finally arrive on the other side of the world, they are confined to the grim and overcrowded Parramatta Female Factory. But worse is to come as the threat of separation looms. In the land behind the sun, the only thing they have is each other...

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Paperback Editions

November 2012 : Australia Paperback

Title: Behind the Sun
Author(s): Deborah Challinor
ISBN: 0-7322-9306-5 / 978-0-7322-9306-2 (Australia edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers (Australia) Pty Ltd
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Behind the Sun
Author(s): Deborah Challinor
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
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August 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Behind the Sun
Author(s): Deborah Challinor
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
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August 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Behind the Sun
Author(s): Deborah Challinor
Publisher: Wavesound Audio
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August 2015 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Behind the Sun (Convict Girls) (Unabridged Audiobook)
Author(s): Deborah Challinor
ISBN: 1-5100-1075-0 / 978-1-5100-1075-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK