Letters of a Convict Girl, Age II - ILLUSTRATED
- At age 11 Rosie O'Brien, a fiesty Irish girl, is sentenced to 14 years in prison and transported to the other side of the world – the far Colony of New South Wales.
- In this wild place she has only herself to rely on.
- Her letters home record the trials, hardships and miracles that befall her.
- Somewhere in this God forsaken land is her convict father, but is he even alive?
- Based on historial fact and actual convict experiences.
- The author is the great great granddaught of Irish convict, James Tighe of Dublin, sentenced to 7 years & six months transportation for stealing a pair of spectacles.