The Lost Jewels

Author(s): Kirsty Manning

Australian Fiction

A compelling new historical novel based on an incredible true discovery from the author of the bestselling The Jade Lily. nspired by a true story, The Lost Jewels unfolds an incredible mystery of thievery, sacrifice and hope through the generations of one family.In the summer of 1912, a workman's pickaxe strikes through the floor of an old tenement house in Cheapside, London, uncovering a cache of unimaginably valuable treasure that quickly disappears again.Present day. When respected jewellery historian, Kate Kirby, receives a call about the Cheapside jewels, she knows she's on the brink of the experience of a lifetime.As Kate peels back layers of concealment and deception, she is forced to explore long-buried secrets concerning Essie, her great-grandmother, and her life in Edwardian London. Soon, Kate's past and present threaten to collide and the truths about her family lie waiting to be revealed.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781760528102
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : November 2019
  • : ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : FA
  • : Kirsty Manning
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 336