Linda is 12 years old when a bomb explosion kills her family and leaves her beneath debris. Jenny crawls through a tunnel to save her. They form a friendship that lasts them through the years. But Linda falls in love with a man that Jenny cannot but hate.
When ARP warden Jenny O Leary opens a telegram one morning in 1940, grief threatens to engulf her. Her brother has been tragically killed in action. And it s the very same day that she is to save a girl whose loss is far greater than her own...Linda Prosser is just twelve years old when a bomb explosion instantly kills her family and leaves her crushed beneath a mass of debris. It s Jenny who rescues a girl who has nothing left in the world and who offers not just a strong hand to hold in the dark, but a home and friendship that is to last through the years. But then Linda falls in love with a man that Jenny cannot but hate. Has her debt to Jenny been repaid? Must she sacrifice her future happiness for her friend?
Anne Bennett was born and brought up in Birmingham. She taught as a school teacher there but has recently moved to Wales with her husband and two youngest children.
A Strong Hand to Hold by Anne Bennett
Used - Very Good
Headline Publishing Group
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