Evelyn Orange was born in north-east England. After studying for a degree in music and English literature, she became a music librarian in London. Music and writing have always been strong influences in her life. She left London to become a music teacher in Hertfordshire, before finally returning to her native north-east England. Melody for Lizzie, a novel inspired by her love of theatre, music and history, was published in paperback in 1995. She has written several other novels since then, and has also published Secrets and Shadows, the story of a family mystery set between World War II and the early nineteen sixties. One of her romantic suspense novels, Dance of Danger, has been published by My Weekly Pocket Novels. Other publications include short stories and articles.
Secrets and Shadowsby Evelyn Orange
On the eve of VE Day 1945, six-year-old Alexandra Graham is torn from her comfortable wartime existence in Scotland, to begin an uneasy new life with her mother and a strange stepfather in Sheffield. As the years go by, she adapts to her new environment. But when she
In 1940, a young woman makes a decision that will have repercussions for generations to follow...
On the eve of VE Day 1945, six-year-old Alexandra Graham is torn from her comfortable wartime existence in Scotland, to begin an uneasy new life with her mother and a strange stepfather in Sheffield. As the years go by, she adapts to her new environment. But when she is fifteen Alexandra finds a lost family in the north-eastern ship-building town of Sunderland. This leads to a shocking discovery that casts a shadow over all her life to come. It threatens the love she finds, and makes her doubt her very identity. She must travel a long road paved with hope and despair, as she searches to uncover the truth and find the fulfilment she desires.
Set in northern England, London and Scotland, Secrets and Shadows is the story of two women following their hearts, and learning that running away is not always the answer.
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