Foreword Reviews

Convictions

2016 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Young Adult Fiction (Children's)
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It’s 1842. 14-year-old Jennie Lawrence has been found guilty of stealing, and finds herself aboard one of the few women-only convict ships destined for Australia. Jennie had been desperate – and as she gets to know the other women on the convict ship – she realizes she’s not the only one. The conditions aboard are abhorrent – women are ill from the lack of food and water, and are beaten if they disobey orders. The only way for the women to survive is if they band together. Read More