Master of his fate
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford comes the first book in a stunning new historical saga.
Victorian England is a country of sharp divides between rich and poor, but James Lionel Falconer, who spends his days working at his father's market stall, is determined to become a merchant prince. Even as a child, he is everything a self-made man should be: handsome, ambitious, charming, and brimming with self-confidence. James quickly rises through the ranks, proving himself both hardworking and trustworthy, and catching the eye of Henry Malvern, head of the most prestigious shipping company in London. But when threats against his reputation – and his life - begin to emerge, James will have to prove that he truly is the master of his fate.
Through scandal and romance, tragedy and triumph, the Falconer and Malvern family's lives intertwine in unexpected ways in this expansive and intricately detailed new novel filled with drama, intrigue, and Bradford's trademark cast of compelling characters.
England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Falconer, James Lionel (Fictitious character)
Falconer, James Lionel (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
FICTION / Literary
Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction
Large type books
Merchants -- Fiction
Sagas -- Fiction
Social life and customs
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