From the Back Cover
1945. The war is over, and the inhabitants of Magnolia Square are looking forward to their men coming home and their lives returning to normal. But for some, the end of the war has also brought serious problems . . .
Kate Voigt is finally able to marry Leon Emmerson, a Londoner like herself, but of mixed race. When old man Harvey, a powerful and wealthy figure in south London and great-grandfather to Kate's son Matthew, hears of the match, he is determined that young Matthew should not be raised by Leon. Slowly, insidiously, he begins a plight to wrest Kate's son away from her.
For Jewish refugee Christina, recently married to commando Jack Robson, peacetime has brought its own special torment. She is convinced that her mother and grandmother have somehow escaped the terrors of the Holocaust and are alive. But her determination to find them causes her to put everything - even her marriage - at risk.
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About the Author
Margaret Pemberton is the bestselling author of over thirty novels in many different genres, some of which are contemporary in setting and some historical.
She has served as Chairman of the Romantic Novelists' Association and has three times served as a committee member of the Crime Writers' Association. Born in Bradford, she is married to a Londoner, has five children and two dogs and lives in Whitstable, Kent. Apart from writing, her passions are tango, travel, English history and the English countryside.