Little Town

George Hepple and his Wife Elizabeth; live in North Shields. George is awarded the Navy Cross for bravery during WW2. After being demobbed, George finds himself unemployed and tries to make ends meet any way he can. Elizabeth who has two miscarriages; is finally blessed with a son who they name Jimmy- they both love their only child- in 1955 George gets a break where he lands a job as a carpenter ; his old trade at Smiths Docks - the introduction of gas sees the old galley stoves and rage cookers taken out but leaving others bemused on how to use them- The widow up stairs smokes in bed and this is her undoing- this is a fast paced story that will warm your heart and have you reading until the last page.

The author has rated this movella as yellow, meaning it is inappropriate for users under the age of 13.
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