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The Girl in the Painting - by Tea Cooper (Paperback)

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Ranging from the gritty reality of the Australian goldfields to the grand institutions of Sydney, the bucolic English countryside to the charm of Maitland Town, this compelling historical mystery in the company of an eccentric and original heroine is rich with atmosphere and detail.



Book Synopsis



An orphaned young math prodigy in need of family. A painting that shatters a woman's peace. And a decades-old mystery demanding to be solved.

Australia, 1906: Orphan Jane Piper is nine years old when philanthropist siblings Michael and Elizabeth Quinn take her into their home to further her schooling. The Quinns are no strangers to hardship. Having arrived in Australia as penniless immigrants, they now care for others as lost as they once were.

Despite Jane's mysterious past, her remarkable aptitude for mathematics takes her far over the next seven years, and her relationship with Elizabeth and Michael flourishes as she plays an increasingly prominent part in their business.

But when Elizabeth reacts in terror to an exhibition at the local gallery, Jane realizes no one knows Elizabeth after all--not even Elizabeth herself. As the past and present converge and Elizabeth's grasp on reality loosens, Jane sets out to unravel her story before it's too late.

From the gritty reality of the Australian goldfields to the grand institutions of Sydney, this compelling novel presents a mystery that spans continents and decades as both women finally discover a place to call home.

Praise for The Girl in the Painting:

"Combining characters that are wonderfully complex with a story spanning decades of their lives, The Girl in the Painting is a triumph of family, faith, and long-awaited forgiveness. I was swept away!" --Kristy Cambron, bestselling author of The Paris Dressmaker

  • Stand-alone novel with rich historical details
  • Book length: 102,000 words
  • Includes discussion questions for book clubs and historical note from the author
  • Also by Tea Cooper: The Cartographer's Secret and The Woman in the Green Dress
Dimensions (Overall): 8.9 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x 1.1 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 384
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Historical
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Format: Paperback
Author: Tea Cooper
Language: English
Street Date: March 9, 2021
TCIN: 81158890
UPC: 9780785240334
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-9805
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 1.1 inches length x 5.4 inches width x 8.9 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.65 pounds
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