Home to the Hills
After the Second World War, Ellen and her daughter Netta make the journey from Germany back to Scotland. Nestled in the hills is the farm where Ellen grew up. She hasn't been back in twenty-six years, after leaving her home to be with the only man she's ever loved. She is still haunted by her memories... and the secrets she dare not share with anyone.
In 1945, the Second World War is finally over. People all over the world have experienced their fair share of loss and heartache and are now picking up the broken and shattered fragments of their lives. For many, the end of the war is a time of renewal and starting over and that is certainly the case for Ellen who, ...more
'Home to the Hills' is set predominately at the end of WW2. Ellen and her daughter return to the place of her birth to a make a new life, after suffering the atrocities of the war. Like with the first book, a different minor storyline, is also ...more
Ellen is a Scotswoman; along with her daughter Netta she makes her way back to her home country after being interred in Germany. Making her way back to the place of her birth they receive some bad news but are made very welcome. Having travelled with next to nothing, Netta needs to work to provide for them and soon makes herself useful on the farm . . .
The author obviously writes about areas she is familiar with ...more
This book is actually a sequel to A Last Goodbye, but I was able to enjoy reading this book without having read the first book.
The book is set in post World World 2 Europe - primarily Scotland but we also visit England, plus flashbacks to Germany.
Ellen and her daughter Netta return to Scotland after the war ends after losing their loved ones. They carve a new life, ...more