The sequel to Love for a German Prisoner.
The horrors of war are receding for former prisoner of war, Karl Driesler, now happily married and living with Katherine on their Herefordshire farm. But a new war is about to begin.
Ilse Brünninghaus has taught her [...]
Katherine Carter believes she is. With all her life spent on her father’s Herefordshire farm, her future seems mapped out – until she meets Karl.
Karl Driesler has little freedom. His future is bleak. Still a prisoner of war eighteen months after Germany’s surrender, he suffers nightmares, and his fiancée [...]
One summer’s day, Betty let love carry her a step too far. That exquisite sun dappled afternoon became one of her best memories, but also the catalyst for the worst experience of her life. Now elderly, Betty has been running from her past since she was a teenager, and it’s about to catch up [...]
English Slacker by Chris Morton – a reading guide Chapter 5 pp. 22-23 – the first time anyone (Charlotte) asks about Colin – we still get the impression that he’s still alive. P. 24 – Chambers shows empathy for Charlotte with regards to Graz’s insensitive behaviour + p. 26 – Chambers doesn’t make many emotional [...]
The Guardian’s Sam Jordison reviewed English Slacker as part of the Not the Booker Prize process. Obviously, the author Chris Morton and I were hoping for a positive review, but it wasn’t to be. C’est la vie. Ordinarily, I wouldn’t respond to a negative review, but Sam Jordison, in his role as prosecutor, [...]
Chambers is an eighteen-year-old student living in the small town of Bracksea, England. Fresh from his final college exams, he is now ready for what is to be his last summer of freedom, which involves going to parties, [...]
Have you ever had a secret? One so important that it feels as if it will tear you in two? Stephen’s got one. He’s also got a great job, beautiful wife and an adorable son. Outwardly [...]
At the age of 22, Jack is going nowhere. Stuck in a New Mexico backwater, slicing dead cattle for a living, he is ready to seize any opportunity to make something of his life. So when his workmate Ed tells him about [...]