Tuesday 26th June at 7pm; Rossiter Books, Monmouth – Ticket £3
Join debut novelist S C Worral for an evening talk about his newly published book The Very White of Love. A powerful true story of love and war, based on genuine love letters found in a chocolate box.
Torn apart by war, their letters meant everything…
‘My love. I am writing to you without knowing where you are but I will find you after all these long months…’
3rd September 1938. Martin Preston is in his second year of Oxford when his world is split in two by a beautiful redhead, Nancy Whelan. A whirlwind romance blossoms in the Buckinghamshire countryside as dark clouds begin to gather in Europe.
3rd September 1939. Britain declares war on Germany. Martin is sent to the battlefields of France, but as their letters cross the channel, he tells Nancy their love will keep him safe. Then, one day, his letters stop.
3rd September 1940. It’s four months since Nancy last heard from Martin. She knows he is still alive. And she’ll do anything to find him. But what she discovers will change her life forever…