Title: The Tea Planter's Daughter
Author: Janet Macleod Trotter
Publisher: Lake Union Publishing
Series: The India Tea Series Book 1
Reviewed By: Arlena Dean
"The Tea Planter's Daughter" by Janet Macleod Trotter
This was a well written story of Clarissa and Olive Bellhaven who after losing their father in death then having to move from India to the town of Tyneside, England with a cousin and his wife Lily. We get a very emotional dramatic plot of a story of the much heartache and sadness where happiness seems to be very short lived. The author really knows how to keep you turning the pages because there will be many twist and turns and lots of surprises in the story which was also about the 'Tea Garden Industry.' This novel was definitely one of 'survival against so many odds.' Will Clarissa and Olive be able to make it out of this cultural shock of moving from India to this new area? I found this characters well developed, portrayed and even believable storyline that will keep the readers attention in this historical setting. By the end the way the story ties together so well will give the reader quite a intriguing entertaining good story, Will Clarissa finally get the love she has always wanted from her father, her sister, Herbert and now? I will stop here and just say you will have to pick up this read to see how well this all will come out for Clarissa. Now, on to the second series...'The Tea Planter's Bride' to see how this series will tie it all together.