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[Read] ➪ The Wives of Henry Oades By Johanna Moran – Women1.pro Exploring the intricacies of marriage the construction of family the changing world of the late 1800s and the strength of two remarkable women Johanna Moran turns this unusual family’s story into anExploring the intricacies of marriage the construction of family the changing world of the late 1800s and the strength of two remarkable women Johanna Moran turns this unusual family’s story into an unforgettable page turning dramaWhen Henry Oades accepts an accountancy post in New Zealand his wife Margaret and their children follow him to exotic Wellington But while Henry is an adventurer Margaret is not Their new home is rougher and rustic than they expected—and.

A single night of tragedy shatters the family when the native Maori stage an uprising kidnapping Margaret and her children For months Henry scours the surrounding wilderness until all hope is lost and his wife and children are presumed dead Grief stricken he books passage to California There he marries Nancy Foreland a young widow with a new baby and it seems they’ve both found happiness in the midst of their mourning—until Henry’s first wife and children show.

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wives kindle henry free oades free The Wives mobile of Henry pdf Wives of Henry download The Wives of Henry Oades eBookA single night of tragedy shatters the family when the native Maori stage an uprising kidnapping Margaret and her children For months Henry scours the surrounding wilderness until all hope is lost and his wife and children are presumed dead Grief stricken he books passage to California There he marries Nancy Foreland a young widow with a new baby and it seems they’ve both found happiness in the midst of their mourning—until Henry’s first wife and children show.

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  1. Sharon Metcalf Sharon Metcalf says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookThe Wives of Henry Oades was a debut historical fiction by Johanna Moran I found it well done and for the most part I couldn't wait to find out what happened next Certainly for the first half I simply tore through the pages at a great pace but towards the end I began to feel frustrated with how things were progressing and I really didn't know how I wanted it to end I guess in a warped kind of way these feelings of frustration and conf


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    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookIt's a good selection for a woman's book club with discussions about what the two wives should have done did they make the best possible choices the social s they were constrained by the husband's love for each woman in turn and his childrenThis book has a gripping premise fascinating characters and it's all based on a true story


  3. April April says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookI feel as though it's quite easy to take some tribe most Americans myself included have never heard of and turn them into savage captors I mean isn't it ingrained in us to just accept what authors write as fact especially when writing a book based on a true story The treatment of the Maori the native people who abducted one of Henry Oades' wives in the novel definitely bothered me These are people painted to be savage compared to their counterparts the civilized English settler The Maori retaliate against some offense by kidnapping Margaret Oades and her children They do not show compassion and are clearly evil I understand that maybe this was for the purpose of the story we needed Margaret Oades and kin to disappear somehow so why not borrow some native peoples for this


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    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookWhat a love triangle this is Kidnapping death birth disease despair disgrace and none of it due to anything but sheer bad luck Based on a true legal case this is the story of He


  6. Theobald Mary Theobald Mary says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookMargaret Oades didn’t want to leave England for New Zealand in 1890 but she dutifully packed up her belongings and her children and accompanied her husband Henry on the promise that it would only be for one year And what an adventur


  7. Christy Christy says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookSo now that I have had a day to think about this book there are still parts of it that are truly frusturating I was very enthralled throughout the first half and incredibly disappointed with the second half I thought that writing in general was great but the second half of the book when I was expecting to get taken away I was just a bit disappointed Moran spends the first half of the book describing the anguish that Maragaret and her children are going through after being taken and then once they land in America it is no longer discussed She spent the first half of the


  8. Katie Katie says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookThis was actually a very interesting book husband's ambitions bring a young British couple to New Zealand wife and kids get kidnapped by Maori and forced to be slaves man discovers his family has been violently carted off crashes the cart and buggy and is hospitalized for several weeks wife now scrubbing toilets for


  9. Robin Nicholas Robin Nicholas says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBookI loved the first three quarters of this book The story starts in 1890 in London Henry Oades has just received a big accounting promotion and is moving his family to New Zealand for 2 3 years In 1890 that means 6 weeks on a crowded ship Once there they settle in make friends and enjoy their life there with the intention of going back home at the end of the three years Meg Oades Henry's wife and her children are kidnapped by the local Indians and finally after much searching thought dead After about two years of mental breakdown and heartbreak Henry takes the first ship out of there This takes him to Berkley California He wants a completely different life so takes a job as a laborer working on a dairy farm which he ends up inheriting After many years of keeping to himself not wanting to remarry circumstances change and he meets a widow with a newborn that he wants to take care of At the same time in New Zealand Meg and her children escape and com


  10. Hayes Hayes says:

    The Wives of Henry Oades MOBI ↠ Wives of Henry MOBI wives kindle, henry free, oades free, The Wives mobile, of Henry pdf, Wives of Henry download, The Wives of Henry Oades eBook25 starsI read an ARC Some of the problems I mention may have been eliminated in the final versionInteresting especially the first part which takes place in New Zealand at the turn of the 20th Century The second part which takes place in Berkeley California needed tightening up there were some problems with the intentional switching point of view and it was confusing sometimesOtherwise the story was engaging intriguing and moved swiftly Supposedly based on a true story which was later revealed to be a hoax the conclusion of the story revolves around a legal quibble in California lawETA On further contemplation however the story really doesn't hold together A case of the whole is greater than the sum of its parts Taken all together it's enjoyable Each piece taken separately however is too superficial the motivations don't seem realistic I think this book needed another round of editing


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