A Privateer's Fortune

byAlice JonesIntroduction byDan Conlin

Paperback | November 4, 2002

A Privateer's Fortune by Alice Jones
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First published in 1903 under the title Bubbles We Buy, this novel follows the gothic drama of one family from Paris, Italy and England to rural Nova Scotia.

Almost everyone in this novel conceals dark secrets about their past. The recently-dead Captain Bauer was a wealthy merchant who stole a jewel-studded, cursed statue--the Virgin of Wrath--from a cathedral in Brazil.When his grandson discovers it, the family secret is slowly unveiled, setting in motion a tragic and exciting sequence of events including a tainted fortune, hereditary madness, and doomed love.

A Privateer's Fortune is a lush, romantic novel of passion, greed and thwarted desire.

A Formac Fiction Treasures series title.
Born in 1853, ALICE JONES, daughter of a prominent Halifax family, began her writing career with magazine articles and short stories while her father was lieutenant governor of the province. The success of her first novel and her second two years later launched her career as a leading Canadian writer of international bestsellers at th...
Title:A Privateer's FortuneFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:416 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.75 inPublished:November 4, 2002Publisher:Formac Publishing Company LimitedLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0887805728

ISBN - 13:9780887805721

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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