The White Pearl

Author(s): Kate Furnivall


Malaya, 1941. As the glamorous wife of a plantation owner, Connie Hadley's life appears pampered and comfortable. But she is hiding devastating secrets that could destroy her marriage. Life is changed for ever on the day of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. As Japanese Zero aircraft attack the town of Palur, Connie takes the decision to flee to Singapore on the family's boat, The White Pearl. She sails with her husband and son, three friends and the enigmatic boat dealer Fitzpayne, who is the only one who can navigate the islands of the South China Sea. In desperation, short of food and constantly in danger, fear strips away good manners; tensions arise on the yacht and anger causes deadly divisions between friends ...


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She longed for freedom, but it came at a price

Kate Furnivall was born in Wales and now lives in Devon. This is her fifth novel. Visit her website at

General Fields

  • : 9781847443403
  • : Little, Brown Book Group
  • : Sphere
  • : October 2011
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Kate Furnivall
  • : Paperback
  • : Export ed
  • : 823.92
  • : 480