Later that evening, Walter tried to come to terms with the idea of evacuating the boys to safety.
The picture of their two boys, joining hundreds of thousands of other children in the exodus from London frightened them beyond words. Thousands of buses and trains crawling out of the capital to unknown destinations. Strange faces to greet them, strange bedrooms to sleep in. And what if they should never see them again?
She stopped by the window, looking out at an orange sky flecked with golden clouds and at the ominous, silent balloons. “Do you think they’ll actually do it?” Her voice trembled. “Actually drop those bombs on innocent kiddies?”
So as not to show any spoilers I have not included a synopsis, however, you can find out more about the story by simply clicking on the cover image.
If you don’t really want to read any major spoilers, then you can tease yourself a little more, by reading the first few lines of the story … here
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by … Jenn at ‘A Daily Rhythm’
Anyone can take part, by just doing the following:
Grab your current read.
Open to a random page.
- Share a couple of “teaser” sentences, from somewhere on that page.
- Be careful not to share “spoiler” sentences.
- Remember to share the title and author too.
- Head on over to ‘A Daily Rhythm’ and leave a link to your post, so that others can share it and you can share other people’s.
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