The Penny Heart, Paperback Book



Sentenced to death for a simple confidence trick, Mary Jebb escapes the gallows ... but her reprieve is harsh: seven years in the unforgiving penal colony of Botany Bay.Yet Mary is determined not to be forgotten, sending two pennies, engraved with a promise, to the two men who sealed her fate.Timid artist Grace Moore jumps at the opportunity to marry handsome gentleman Michael Croxon - happy if only to get away from her drunken father.

But when Grace takes on a new cook, the two penny heart love tokens reveal she is tied to a world she didn't know existed ...

A world of deceit, double-crossing, revenge and murder.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464 pages, Map
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Historical mysteries
  • ISBN: 9781444769852



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