Author: Margaret Thornton
Synopsis: Taken From the Book
Life has been far from happy fo Maisie Jackson for a number of years, ever since her mother remarried after her beloved father’s death. Tormented by her stepfamily, Maisie dreams of escaping to a new life far away. And it seems her dreams are about to come true …..
It is 1939 and war is looming dark on the horizon. For many, with memories of the ‘war to end all wars’ still fresh in their minds, this is a frightening prospect. But for nine-year old Maisie, it represents her longed-for chance of freedom. In this time of trouble, when life suddenly seems so precious and vulnerable, true and lasting friendships are formed and love blossoms as the dark clouds of war eventually clear to the bright blue sky of a hopeful future.
About The Author: Taken From The Book
Margaret Thornton was born in Blackpool and has lived there all her life. She is a qualified teacher but has retired in order to concentrate on her writing. She began by writing articles and short stories for magazines and has since gone on to have nineteen novels published to date, most of which are set in Blackpool. Her family sagas range from the late Victorian period, through to the Twenties, the Second World War, and the Fifties and Sixties.
Her latest book ‘Until We Meet Again’, is due for release June 2010.