A Time for Renewal
In the wake of World War Two, the whole country is desperate for houses, with very little money available to rebuild. In the town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Mayne Esher has no choice but to turn Esherwood, the war-damaged stately home which has been in his family for generations, into flats. Rebuilding Esherwood won't be easy but with Judith Crossley by his side, Mayne ho...more
Another brilliant episode in the Judith and Mayne saga i loved it and little betty what an absolute little darling . And Victor and Ross so happy together definitely the feel good factor plus the usual drama expected from Anna that's book 2 now to read book 3 . A well deserved 5 STARS.
It is 1945 in war torn England.
In the town of Rivenshaw in Lancashire, Mane Esher has no choice but to turn his family home, Esherwood, which has been in his family for generations, into flats. Rebuilding Esh ...more
I do indeed feel that the first book is better but I thoroughly enjoyed the second book as well.
We see more of Mayne Esher and Judith Maskell as two of Mayne's wartime friends come to join them at Esher House as part of the new team to turn Esher House into flats. We also see Mayne tyi ...more
Set in 1945, these books focus on the economic recovery of Great Britain in the aftermath of the European theatre of world war two. The setting is Lancashire, a small hamlet named Rivenshaw, which is rural enough to be insulated from the direct effects of the war’s catastrophic physical devastation but not from the economic impact and hardship everyone has to shoulder.
Anna Jacobs skilfully weaves a tapestry of ...more
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She's addicted to story-telling and writes three novels a year. You can find a list of books and series on her website at www.annajacobs.com
Anna reads 3 novels a week. Happy reading, everyone ...more