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The first in a new trilogy from a well-loved author - 1920s, Durham. Ellas happy childhood in Swan Island is abruptly ended when her father dies, leaving the family bankrupt and forcing them to leave the area. Over the years Ella settles into domesticity with her husband, but she has never forgotten Harry, whom she met in the early years of the Second World War. In 1951, he comes back into her life...
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This is the first in a new trilogy from a well-loved author. 1920s, Durham, England. Ella's happy childhood in the Swan Island district of her beloved home town is abruptly ended when her father dies, leaving the family bankrupt. Ella and her mother go to live with her grandmother, who runs the Silver Street cafe. But Ella will never forget her childhood home, and vows to return one day. After a first, unhappy marriage she settles into domesticity with local businessman, David Black. But there had been another doomed romance in the early years of the Second World War, and Ella has never forgotten Harry. In 1951, now a contented wife and mother, he comes back into her life...
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