You will meet Dan – a deep thinker, who challenges Welsh Calvinist beliefs which gained converts throughout the 17th and 18th centuries. Branded a rebellious non-conformist, he is desperate to escape confusing doctrines to discover his identity.
Charlotte predicts shame and disgrace as her destiny; after indulging in a relationship fraught with complicated challenges.
Separately they join the thousands of emigrants who became the early pioneers in Australia.
‘The Fortune Seekers – Dan and Charlotte’ is a book portraying crisis, hope, adventure, and love. Repercussions from sexual experimentation, marital infidelity, religious bigotry and family estrangement are explored in this compelling tale of 18th century life.
Genre: Speculative Social Historical Fiction Synopsis – Author Glennis Browne’s riveting plot and well-drawn characters, delves into issues facing the population of Great Britain in the mid 1800’s. Browne asks: – Is it true we cannot avoid suffering, but we can choose how to cope with it? Will finding meaning in suffering, move us forwardContinue reading “Speculative Social Historical Fiction”
Introduction to The Fortune Seekers In a non-fiction historical novel, reasons for major decisions made by ancestors are often unknown. After research, I began to imagine that certain religious and political struggles may be reasons for many of the upheavals within historic families. Therefore, this novel is a work of fiction. For my readers whoContinue reading “Family Tree Research – answers and questions”