I the village of Walmsley, May is a well-respected teacher until an act of kindness is misconstrued. It leads to a chain of events that hurtles her into a very different life; one of poverty and danger.
The area around Dick Street is notorious for crime. It is peopled by thieves, beggars, ruffians and prostitutes; a place that even the police are loathe to go. and the biggest ruffian of all is Jack Liver.
When his attention settles on May, she is caught up in murder, abduction and violence. It is only her courage and determination that enables her to survive.
About the Author
Bunny Mitchell was a dancer before becoming a mother and later had a career as a cook. She made her home in Spain and America for several years before returning to England in 1998. She now lives in Sussex where she has grown to love the South Downs and the history of its people. Her novels encompass the folklores of the region and the colourful Sussex sayings that are in danger of dying out. She has three published novels (The Farthing Mark and A Magpie Mourning and Blind Bargain)and her fourth,Sweet Thunder, is soon to be released For many years Bunny Mitchell has encouraged and helped many to write their autobiographies. She founded the Bexhill Writers’ Forum in 2002 which she still runs.