Diamonds in the Dust

Beryl Matthews

London, 1920. One morning their mother doesn't arrive home at the usual time, so Dora asks at her work if they have seen her, discovering that there is no night shift and they have never heard of her mother. She realizes there are secrets in her family and she must discover the truth.
Date Published :
January 2016
Publisher :
Allison and Busby
Language:
English
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Overview
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London, 1920. Dora Bentley’s father had been killed in the War and their mother, Harriet, works at night at Grants clothing factory in order to support her family. While she is at work Dora looks after her brother, twelve-year-old Tom, and little Lilly. Their mother is always home in time to share breakfast with them and take Lilly to school. One morning their mother doesn’t arrive home at the usual time, and thinking that she must have been delayed, Dora goes to the factory to find out. When she is told that they don’t have a night shift, and no one by the name of Harriet Bentley has ever worked there, she realizes there are secrets in her family and she must discover the truth.

About The Author
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Beryl Matthews was born in London and now lives near Farnham grew up during WWII. After a career in the inspection office of an aircraft factory, Beryl started writing fiction. Her first novel was published when she was 71.