It seemed like a simple enough way to spend a summer - in the few weeks between school and university, David decides to spend his time fruit picking in the Norfolk countryside. But then he meets nine-year-old Abi and his life is changed forever. David's innocence meets Abi's adult understanding and the two develop a strong, but sometimes shocking bond as he helps her negotiate the horrors of her childhood. Set against a disturbing background of secrecy and child abuse, the heart-warming relationship between David and Abi is tested by rumour, threats and violence that reaches across the decades. Can their love survive the challenges which lie in their way? Or will their unconventional connection be severed by the actions of others and the demands of society?
Anthony Nobbs was born in Norfolk in 1959 and brought up in the Norfolk Broads area. After study engineering at Leeds University he moved to London to start his career. He currently lives in Berkshire and works as a project manager for a property company.
His first novel, 'The Belvedere Field' is available for Kindle.
Writing as Stella Windsor, 'An Amber Scent', has just been published as an eBook by Autharium and is now also available from Amazon.
Anthony also writes short stories: 'Double Digging' appeared in Woman's Weekly Fiction Special, April 2014 issue.