‘I believe that this is a time of hope and I pray that we keep faith with the future with unborn generations entrusted to us and that we never see another war.’
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Five horror stories from the travelling maestro of trepidation, Tom Hamilton.
It is the year 1932 – wealthy, young Alexander Martyn is instantly drawn to pretty, but unsuitable Mary Sprogett so that their rapidly forming attachment incurs his adoptive mother’s displeasure.
When Alexander and Mary elope together, a Pandora’s Box is opened and the secret of Alexander’s birth, long concealed from him, alienates him and threatens to split the family apart. However, when tragedy strikes, Alexander discovers that he needs his family around him more than ever before.
This continuation of the engrossing saga, The People of This Parish, follows the lives of the characters in the years leading up to the Second World War, and charts the impact that the devastating events of that time had on the Woodville and Yetman families as well as the world at large.
This is the fifth book in the six part The People of This Parish Saga.