The Ice Maiden
by Sara Sheridan

As she stows away on a ship bound for Antarctica, a young woman uncovers a shocking betrayal.

1842. Stranded on Deception Island in the South Atlantic, her whaling captain husband lost at sea, Karina is destitute and desperate. Disguised as a cabin boy, she stows away on a British ship. But Karina is about to get a nasty surprise.

As she grows closer to ship’s surgeon Joseph Hooker, Karina and the rest of the crew find themselves pushed to the limits both physically and emotionally as conditions worsen onboard. Engulfed in the chillingly hostile Antarctic landscape, something extraordinary happens – and Karina’s story becomes intertwined with some of the 20th century’s bravest Polar explorers …

Reviews

[An] arresting historical novel . . . Sheridan acutely casts a woman’s eye on traditionally male endeavors in this often poetic tale.

Publishers Weekly

Sheridan presents a Victorian sailing adventure through time and space, narrated by a woman struggling to find her voice among men

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The Ice Maiden by Sara Sheridan is available in the following formats

Hardback97807278882041st November 2018145 X 225mm256$28.99
Hardback978072788820427th July 2018145 X 225mm256£20.99
Paperback97818475194501st October 2019138 X 214mm256$17.95
Paperback978184751945031st July 2019138 X 214mm256£12.99
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