Title: Arctic Fury, The
Authors: Macallister, Greer
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 393
Year: 2021
Language: English
Description: When expedition after expedition fails to locate explorer Sir John Franklin and his crew who are searching for a Northwest passage, Lady Jane Franklin makes a bold move: she commissions experienced wilderness guide Virginia Reeves to lead an all-women expedition to confirm the fate of her missing husband. A year later this team of diverse women has unravelled and Virginia is on trial for murder.

Inspired by real events, this mesmerising 1850s story moves between the frozen north and a Boston courtroom, using multiple narrative strands to reveal the truth of their journey to the Arctic and the impossible choices faced by these intrepid women.

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"Captivating. It was incredibly well researched and written.

"It's a real adventure!"

"Another really good book inspired by historical fact. A great concept for a novel."

"A fascinating story. Brilliant descriptions of snow wastes and churning seas."

"Well written. A great read."

"The reader is kept in suspense trying to understand the intrigues."

"Thank you for the opportunity to read a book such as this."

"It's got it all: intrigue, history, dramatic court case and strong women!"

Categories: Fiction, Adventure/Exploration, Faction, Feminism, Historical, Human Rights, Morals/Ethics, Relationships, Tragedy/disaster, America, 2023 Titles - Coming Soon, Arctic


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