Welcome Home (Paperback)
  • Welcome Home (Paperback)
zoom

Welcome Home (Paperback)

(author)
£7.99
Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 12/02/2015
  • In stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

There are some things which even the closest friendship cannot survive . . .

Welcome Home is an enthralling and moving drama from bestselling author Margaret Dickinson, set during the Second World War.

Neighbours Edie Kelsey and Lil Horton have been friends for over twenty years, sharing the joys and sorrows of a tough life as the wives of fishermen in Grimsby. So it was no surprise that their children were close and that Edie's son, Frank, and Lil's daughter, Irene, would fall in love and marry at a young age.

But the declaration of war in 1939 changed everything. Frank went off to fight, and Irene and baby, Tommy, along with Edie's youngest son are sent to the countryside for safety. With Edie's husband, Archie, fishing the dangerous waters in the North Sea and daughter Beth in London doing 'important war work', Edie's family is torn apart.

Friendship sustains Edie and Lil, but tragedy follows and there's also concern that Beth seems to have disappeared. But it is Irene's return, during the VE day celebrations, that sends shock waves through the family and threatens to tear Edie and Lil's friendship apart forever.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447237259
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 312 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 29 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The Queen of Saga * Daily Express *
A gripping saga full of heart-rendering drama * Yours *
Her novels bring to life her love of the Lincolnshire landscape * Lincolnshire Echo *
An outstanding story of love, courage, and family life during World War Two told by an author who knows how to touch your heart - another Margaret Dickinson triumph -- Mary Wood, author of Time Passes Time
Margaret Dickinson's, Welcome Home is an outstanding story of love and war set in the bleakness of WW2. It will tug at your heart-strings, make you cry, smile and leave you wanting to read more by this wonderful author -- Diane Allen, author of For The Sake of Her Family
I cannot thank Margaret Dickinson enough for the hours of pleasure she's given me with this book. Welcome Home has everything you would expect from the Queen of saga; family life, friendship, heartaches, love and betrayal and much, much more. I not only came to appreciate the privations for those left behind on the home front but the heart stopping moments when one of the family is behind enemy lines, will live on in my memory for a long time to come. A thoroughly enjoyable read -- Pam Weaver

You may also be interested in...

The Sagas of the Icelanders
Added to basket
A Woman of Substance
Added to basket
The Girl on the Cliff
Added to basket
A Mother's Secret
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Doctor Zhivago
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
A Place Called Home
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
The Wapshot Chronicle
Added to basket
Ross Poldark
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Demelza
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
Sing As We Go
Added to basket
£15.99
Paperback
Threepenny Dreams
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Lady's Maid
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
The Black Moon
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
A Broken Family
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
The Light Behind The Window
Added to basket
Martha's Girls
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.