The House by the Brook
Publication Date: 18 Jan 2016
The first of Grace Thompson’s charming and evocative post-War sagas, the Badgers Brook series
Marie Masters has been happily married for nine years, when her once-loving husband Ivor suddenly turns to drink and gambling. As he becomes increasingly secretive, his behaviour starts to put their young family at risk. Marie feels she has to investigate.
Soon finding that he is spending time at a rundown house named Badgers Brook, there’s a lot about Ivor Marie doesn’t know. Facing financial hardship and emotional turmoil, Marie must find a new strength just to survive. But what will her quest for the truth uncover? And does she really want to know?