The sequel to The Consul’s Daughter, RNA Novel of the Year Finalist 2016. Cornwall, 1882. Now owner of her late father’s shipyard, Caseley has drifted apart from her husband, Captain Jago Barata. Following the loss and heartbreak they have recently suffered, and unable to express their true feelings to one another, their marriage is at risk of collapse. When Jago is commissioned to undertake a voyage to turbulent Egypt – a mission of the utmost importance – Caseley, convinced she is about to lose him for good, risks everything by deciding to go with him. Will their marriage survive the dangers they are sailing into – and will they ever make it back to England? The second in The Captain’s Honour series by Jane Jackson, The Master’s Wife is a powerful and impeccably crafted novel by one of the most popular historical novelists around.