London, 1920. Dora Bentley’s father had been killed in the War and their mother, Harriet, works at night at Grants clothing factory in order to support her family. While she is at work Dora looks after her brother, twelve-year-old Tom, and little Lilly. Their mother is always home in time to share breakfast with them and take Lilly to school. One morning their mother doesn’t arrive home at the usual time, and thinking that she must have been delayed, Dora goes to the factory to find out. When she is told that they don’t have a night shift, and no one by the name of Harriet Bentley has ever worked there, she realizes there are secrets in her family and she must discover the truth.
|Publisher:||Allison & Busby, Limited|
|Product dimensions:||5.00(w) x 7.80(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Beryl Matthews was born in London and now lives near Farnham grew up during WWII. After a career in the inspection office of an aircraft factory, Beryl started writing fiction. Her first novel was published when she was 71.
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Diamonds in the Dust based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Three self-sufficient children who become motherless. Lots of adversity but solutions always pop up. Predictible ending. Easy read for hot days.