A moving family drama of one young woman's fight to survive and to find a place to call home A terrible war and a terrible secret! Kate Munroe is only 16 years-old when she is sent away to live in Birmingham with her friend Susie. Alone and vulnerable, Kate is harbouring a dark secret -- a deep passion for her cousin, Tim, back home in Ireland. Burying herself in her job at the factory, Kate is shocked when her younger sister, Sally, arrives unannounced on her doorstep. What has her headstrong sister done to upset their formidable mother this time? Meanwhile, Kate has met David, an RAF pilot, but can she ever love him like Tim? When WWII breaks out, the girls all volunteer as Air Raid Protection Volunteers. But while the war wages all around them, Kate makes a discovery that rocks her to her very core and causes her to question everything she knows. Not just about herself, but about her nearest and dearest too! A compelling drama from the bestselling author of The Child Left Behind and Keep the Home Fires Burning.
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Praise for Anne Bennett: 'A powerful, heart-wrenching saga ! of love, loss and family ties' Woman's Weekly '[Anne Bennett] is blessed with a vivid imagination and a natural aptitude for writing' Daily Post 'The beauty of Anne's books is that they are about normal people and are sewn through with human emotions which affect us all' Birmingham Post 'Powerfully written' Woman Book Club 'A brilliant story and very gripping ! Anne Bennett really brings the characters to life. It's a great read. You won't be able to put the book down' Yours
About Anne Bennett
Anne Bennett was born in the Horsefair district of Birmingham. The daughter of Roman Catholic Irish immigrants, she grew up in a tight-knit community. For many years she taught in schools to the north of Birmingham, before an accident put paid to that career. This gave her the chance to write full time. She has four children and four grandchildren. In 2006, after sixteen years in a wheelchair, Anne was able to walk again.
Far From Home by Anne Bennett
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