Custard tarts and Broken hearts
Mary GibsonBritain 1911 Strikes and riots erupt countrywide as the shadow of the Great War looms over Europe
But in one small corner of London, factory girl Nellie Clark's wages are all that keep her young brothers and sisters from starvation
And, as the young women of Pearce Duff's custard factory watch their men folk prepare to march off to war, Nellie is forced to make a difficult choice: between the family who depend upon her, and the man she loves...
Following Nellie and her struggle through the hardship of life in First World War London, Custard tarts and Broken hearts is an outstandingly novel full of tenderness and drama