London, 1949. In the aftermath of the war, Angie Westwood thinks the hard times are behind her. But when her cousin, Jane, dies of heart failure at the tender age of twenty, leaving a three-year-old son and an unresolved mystery over his father's identity, her life changes beyond all expectations. Angie immediately adopts Danny and decides to bring him up as her own, but she is torn between a desire to trace his father - for the boy's sake - and her fear of losing him to this unknown man. Concerned about Danny's well-being, Angie takes him to visit John and Hettie Sawyer, whose farm she and Jane were evacuated to during the war. The moment they lay eyes on him it is immediately apparent to the Sawyers who Danny's father is. But should they share this news with Angie? For his identity will be the most enormous shock to her...
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Beryl Matthews joined a writers' group when she retired seven years ago and started working on her own novel. The result was The Open Door (Penguin 2002), based very loosely on her mother's early life. Beryl is also the author of Wings of the Morning, A Time of Peace and A Change of Fortune, all published by Penguin.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0141019581
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110141019581