Run Maggie Run: Wanted for Murder

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Aged 9, and sentenced to death! In Scotland, 1829, a factory waif is about to be hanged for murder. She makes a perilous escape, and thus begins little Maggie's odyssey to womanhood.
On the run, a series of adventures takes her to the far end of the world. She outsmarts Arab pirates, endures kidnapping, survives sex predators and is sold as a slave, only to find herself a bonded servant amid English gentry. They are sailing to create an Eden ...
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Overview

Aged 9, and sentenced to death! In Scotland, 1829, a factory waif is about to be hanged for murder. She makes a perilous escape, and thus begins little Maggie's odyssey to womanhood.
On the run, a series of adventures takes her to the far end of the world. She outsmarts Arab pirates, endures kidnapping, survives sex predators and is sold as a slave, only to find herself a bonded servant amid English gentry. They are sailing to create an Eden for themselves in the wilderness. Here, Maggie disrupts the founding ceremony.

Thrills, humour and compassion blend to give this novel its original label as 'best serial since Dickens'. It is the adults-only opening to John Ivor's Dreams Quartet.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781477632444
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 7/5/2012
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Meet the Author

John Ivor writes historical novels that grip from the start. World experienced as a journalist, his career began as a war correspondent at age 17. His books reflect the quirky people uncovered in his research of old diaries, newspapers and other documents. He is happily married and lives in Perth, Australia.
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