Beyond a Misty Shore
An utterly compelling saga of love and family
By Lyn Andrews
Beyond the Misty Shore is a heart-warming saga from Lyn Andrews of two sisters and their search for happiness in the aftermath of the Second World War.
An unforgettable saga of forbidden love, family relationships, secrets and the quest for happiness.
Much-loved author Lyn Andrews writes a touching and evocative saga of the aftermath of war in Beyond a Misty Shore. Not to be missed by fans of Maureen Lee and Joan Jonker.
It is 1945 and the war is finally over. But for sisters Sophie and Maria, who have no choice but to leave their beloved home on the Isle of Man, the upheaval is just beginning.
Eighteen-year-old Maria is loath to leave the island as it's there she met Hans Bonhoeffer, a young Austrian interned during the war. For widowed Sophie, however, Liverpool offers exciting opportunities. As Maria longs for a reunion with Hans, Sophie is drawn to Frank Ryan, a man who is not free to be with her.
Will the sisters ever find happiness?
What Amazon readers are saying about Beyond a Misty Shore:
'Lyn brings her characters to life, with a few surprising twists and turns along the way'
'Another excellent book from this author. The aftermath of WW2 and the impact it had on Liverpool were beautifully described. The behaviour and attitudes of the characters were brilliantly portrayed with a balance of everyday life mixed with love and hope. Altogether a smashing book'
Lyn Andrews was born in Liverpool in 1944; her father Joseph was killed on D-Day just nine months later. Lyn was brought up in Liverpool and became a secretary before she married and gave birth to triplets. Once the children had gone to school Lyn began writing, and her first novel was quickly accepted for publication. She has since written over thirty books, many of them Sunday Times bestsellers.
Lyn lives on the Isle of Man, but spends many weeks of the year back on Merseyside, seeing her children and grandchildren.
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08 Dec 2011
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A compelling read — Woman's Own
The Catherine Cookson of Liverpool — Northern Echo
A vivid portrayal of life — Best
A page-turning and beautifully written novel — Irish World