A warm and poignant story of love, triumph over adversity and the building of the great ocean liner, the Queen Mary, set in Clydebank and the West of Scotland during the Hungry Thirties. Times are hard, but a close-knit community always manages to find a way to laugh at its troubles.
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Rob and Pippa are a close, loving couple who have long been travelling all over the world, for business and for pleasure. They have made their home in a variety of SE Asian countries, and have sampled everything that life there has to offer there. Everything, that is, until by pure accident, they end up having wild sex with their best friend, Ben.…
Robbie Baxter is the boy next door, the man Kate Cameron loves like a brother, the man who's always ready to give her a shoulder to cry on, but it's Jack Drummond who dazzles her. Kate meets him when she finally achieves her goal of attending classes at Glasgow School of Art in pursuit of her dreams of becoming an artist.
When Jack Drummond shows his true colours, Kate turns to Robbie. Yet she cannot tell him the truth, which means that their growing happiness is a fragile flower, based on a secret which could blow their love and their family to pieces in an instant.
"Filled with Clydebank stories, passion and drama, this book is an ideal read." The Clydebank Post
"...a powerful story [with] vivid character sketches. Few writers evoke all five senses quite so strongly." Scots Magazine