Like an Evening Gone

Like an Evening Gone

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The Strong family are wealthy, arrogant, decadent, and ruthless - with a string of sugar plantations in Barbados, a stately home near Bristol, and ambitions to control the refining of sugar in that city. But in a single night, the actions of one generation alter the family's legacy for ever. The three Strong brothers are overseeing their inheritance in the West Indies. In this balmy, tropical setting, an ugly situation is fuelled by Barbados rum; a murder is committed, and a child conceived. And the repercussions of this fatal night have a violent domino effect which reaches down through generations ...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 127 x 177.8 x 38.1mm | 249.47g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752859781
  • 9780752859781

About Jeannie Johnson

Jeannie Johnson is married with one daughter, and worked in copywriting and marketing before purchasing and running hotels in both Bath and the Welsh Borders. She won the BBC New Writers Initiative at Radio Bristol for 'Second Time Around', which was broadcast in March 2002 starring Stephanie Cole and June Barrie. She has appeared as a supporting actress in TV programmes including Casualty, Border Cafe, Pobol y Cwm, and a number of others.show more

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3 40% (6)
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