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A Distant Dream
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It's 1936 in West London, and fifteen-year-old May Stubbs and her family have endured the worst of The Depression. Looking forward to a more prosperous future, they take on a derelict cricket pavilion, convert it into a cafe and general store, and find it quickly becomes the hub of the community. Then May contracts tuberculosis, and the way ahead looks less certain. Leaving her best friend, Betty Lane, and lifelong soul mate, George Bailey, behind, she is sent away to fight off the illness. But on her return to London, she finds things have changed. And when war is declared, it is clear that serious complications and heartache lie in store for them all.
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An uplifting family saga set in London between the wars by the much-loved author of THE OTHER SIDE OF HAPPINESS and WHISPERS IN THE TOWN

About the Author

Pam Evans was born and brought up in Ealing, London. She now lives in Surrey, near to her family and five beautiful grandchildren. For more information about Pam and her novels visit www.pamevansbooks.com.

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Very readable * Bella * A superb and heartwarming read * Irish Independent * A good traditional romance, and its author has a feeling for the atmosphere of postwar London * Sunday Express * This book touched me very, very much. It's lovely * North Wales Chronicle * An uplifting love story with all the right ingredients * Lancashire Evening Post *

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