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The Uitlander : Emma (The Uitlander, #1) Tony Maxwell

The Uitlander : Emma (The Uitlander, #1)

Tony Maxwell

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Uitlander, which means foreigner in Afrikaans, is the first in a series of adult historical novels set in Canada, London, Scotland and South Africa in the closing years of the 19th century. Book One - Emma tells the story of young Robert HamiltonMoreUitlander, which means foreigner in Afrikaans, is the first in a series of adult historical novels set in Canada, London, Scotland and South Africa in the closing years of the 19th century. Book One - Emma tells the story of young Robert Hamilton who, while defending his mother from a brutal assault by his drunken stepfather, finds himself charged with his murder.Exonerated by a Calgary court, he flees to England to escape the murderous wrath of his stepfathers brothers. He seeks refuge in London with his mothers attractive, younger sister Emma, who is married to the elderly Sir Richard Lolandish. His erotic love affair with Emma, followed by a brief liaison with his cousin Andrews fiancee, the beautiful Catherine Fraser, lie behind his impulsive decision to travel to South Africa to seek his fortune in the rough and tumble world of the Kimberley diamond fields and the gold mining city of Johannesburg.