The treasure seekers by Anne Holman

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Published by Thorpe in Leicester .

Written in English

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  • Missing persons,
  • Single women,
  • Fiction

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Not comfortable with the genteel life of a spinster in Bath, Frances longs to go and find her father, Professor Arthur Cannon, presumed missing whilst on a plant-hunting mission in Central America. To her mother"s dismay Frances happily joins her aunt and uncle on an expedition to the Gulf of Mexico. On the way she meets the intriguing, but secretive, George Webster. Her adventures begin, but will she find her father - and can she also find love?

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Book details

StatementAnne Holman
SeriesLinford romance library, Linford romance library
The Physical Object
Pagination191 pages (large print) ;
Number of Pages191
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26465938M
ISBN 101444806327
ISBN 109781444806328
OCLC/WorldCa725258639

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