Currency Girls Series – set in Australia. Currency Lads and lasses was a term used in the nineteenth century to distinguish convict descendants from the sterlings, a term used to describe the children of free settlers. This saga follows a particular family through the highs and lows from transportation, searching for gold to eventual riches and success before the tragedy of two world wars play havoc on the fortunes of the fourth generation.
Book 1. Search for the Light
Three girls are transported to Van Diemen’s Land in 1824. To survive they will need every ounce of support from their friends.
Book 2 The Digger’s Daughter
An epic story that covers the life of a pioneering family through the latter part of the 19th century in Victoria, Australia.
Book 3. Sadie’s Wars
The third book in the series takes us on a journey between Australia and England during the first half of the 20th century. Expect some heartbreak and hardship as well as the high life.
Ranter’s Wharf is set in Grimsby, Lincolnshire in the first half of the 19th century. It is a family saga, but more Dickensian than Rosamund Pilcher.