In England in 1939, Margaret (known as Peggy) and Tom are innocent sweethearts. Then comes a war, which affects the lives of everyone in the country, and which causes the young couple to part. When Tom is reported missing, no one knows what has happened to him.
But now it’s 1945, and a letter arrives. Will the lovers be reunited after all these years? In a story told mainly through the medium of letters, Margaret and Tom must confront the changes that have taken place in their lives as the traumatic effect of the war on the young couple is revealed. A short story.
About Author Jacquelynn Luben:
Jacquelynn Luben lives in England, in the house which she and her husband built, in a pretty village in rural Surrey, which she describes in her autobiography, The Fruit of the Tree. Her son and daughter have now fled the nest.She is the author of two non-fiction books, many short stories, articles, poetry and two novels.
She has written for various magazines, and also gives occasional talks to Surrey groups on self-publishing and publicity. Her story, Damaged Goods was broadcast on Radio Southern Counties, and many of her other short stories have met with success – at the Guildford Book Festival, locally – and at competitions throughout the UK.
Jacquelynn’s work Tainted Tree, placed second in the Winchester Writers’ Conference novel competition, 2007, prior to publication by Goldenford Publishers, and was featured in Family Tree Magazine in December 2009. She published her first short with Untreed Reads, Maggies Plot, in 2010 and followed that up with An Affair of the Mind and The Obsession in 2011.
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