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Download ☆ The Soldiers Curse (Monsarrat #1)  By Meg Keneally – A Fast Paced, Witty And Gripping Historical Crime Series From Tom Keneally And His Eldest Daughter Meg In The Port Macquarie Penal Settlement For Second Offenders, At The Edge Of The Known World, Gentleman Convict Hugh Monsarrat Hungers For Freedom Originally Transported For Forging Documents Passing Himself Off As A Lawyer, He Is Now The Trusted Clerk Of The Settlement S Commandant His Position Has Certain Advantages, Such As Being Able To Spend Time In The Government House Kitchen, Being Supplied With Outstanding Cups Of Tea By Housekeeper Hannah Mulrooney, Who, Despite Being Illiterate, Is His Most Intelligent Companion Not Long After The Commandant Heads Off In Search Of A Rumoured River, His Beautiful Wife, Honora, Falls Ill With A Sickness The Doctor Is Unable To Identify When Honora Dies, It Becomes Clear She Has Been Slowly Poisoned Monsarrat And Mrs Mulrooney Suspect The Commandant S Second In Command, Captain Diamond, A Cruel Man Who Shares History With Honora Then Diamond Has Mrs Mulrooney Arrested For The Murder Knowing His Friend Will Hang If She Is Tried, Monsarrat Knows He Must Find The Real Killer And So Begins The Monsarrat Series, A Fast Paced, Witty And Gripping Series From Tom Keneally And His Eldest Daughter, Meg.

10 thoughts on “The Soldiers Curse (Monsarrat #1)

  1. Paromjit Paromjit says:

    This is superb historical fiction written by Thomas Keneally and his daughter, Meg It is set in 19th century Australia at Port Macquirie, New South Wales, a penal colony of convicts, soldiers and civil officers Hugh Llewellyn Monsarrat is convicted of impersonating a barrister in E

  2. PattyMacDotComma PattyMacDotComma says:

    3.5 On the platform was the hangman, like a burned tree in his executioner s black Port Macquarie, NSW is a popular beach holiday spot these days, but in 1825, it was a miserable penal colony, hemmed in by the ocean and the wilds of the hills, bush, and the Birpai people It would have be

  3. Brenda Brenda says:

    The Port Macquarie penal settlement in 1825 was a harsh environment led by Commandant Major Angus Shelborne, one of the congenial of men who had run the colony But his second in command was a violent, cruel and sadistic man named Captain Diamond, and whenever the Major was absent from the set

  4. Carolyn Carolyn says:

    This is a very fine historical murder mystery set in a 1920s convict settlement in Australia Meg and Thomas Keneally have carried out very thorough research to capture the feel and appearance of the settlement at Port Macquarie would have been like at that time Port Macquarie was where re offenders

  5. ☼♄Jülie  ☼♄Jülie  says:

    Excellent I really enjoyed this book and tossed between giving it 4 or 5 stars because I am probably biased in that Historical Fiction in particular Australian is my favourite genre to read, in the end I decided to give it the full 5 stars because I did thoroughly enjoy it This is my kind of book, I got s

  6. Elaine Elaine says:

    I feel that I must disagree with the description in the blurb that this is fast paced and gripping I found it was a compelling read with a slow build up to quite an interesting outcome Although I enjoyed reading it and liked the story it wasn t necessarily a page turner I did, however, enjoy the wonderful writ

  7. Andrea Andrea says:

    The penal settlement of Port Macquarie in northern New South Wales is where the worst of the worst are sent, including second offenders This is where we are introduced to Hugh Monsarrat, formerly of London and Exeter, transported for fraud and forgery His fine penmanship and skill as a clerk have landed him a reasona

  8. Deborah Ideiosepius Deborah Ideiosepius says:

    This is a book that I had been looking forward to for quite a while and it completely exceeded all the expectations I had for it Book one in the Monsarrat series, set in the 1820 s ish, The Soldiers Curse introduces us to Hugh Monsarrat, deported to Sydney for forging documents and passing himself off as a lawyer Following

  9. Jeanette Lewis Jeanette Lewis says:

    As one would expect from the Keneally s this is a quality read The story takes place at Port Macquarie NSW 1825 The main character of Hugh Llewellyn Monsarrat is a convict clerk attached to Commandant Major Angus Shelborne Monsarrat is an intelligent man but whose past fraudulent and deceiving actions has seen him shipped to Aus

  10. Alex Cantone Alex Cantone says:

    Froggart and Daines looked unreliable, and Slattery blamed them for looking like that But Monsarrat knew it had been bred into them the powerful had proved to them that surface reliability got you nowhere in the end They were not characterised so much by sullenness, a quality often attributed to convicts, but by great wariness the

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