By Murray Pura
For lovers of the highly well known Downton Abbey tv sequence and fanatics of British historic sagas, award-winning writer Murray Pura keeps the spell binding tale of the Danforths of Lancashire.
The moment booklet within the sequence (following Ashton Park) transports the reader again in time to 1924 as Sir William—recently named Lord Preston—celebrates his 60th birthday on the Danforth summer time domestic in Dover.
Although the ravages of global conflict I are long ago, new threats loom as a guy named Adoph Hitler publishes a booklet known as Mein Kampf. Is he a hazard to Europe? And what of Lord Preston's becoming friendship with an up and coming political chief named Winston Churchill?
On the house entrance, one of many Danforth daughters, the lately widowed Catherine, sells her domestic in Belfast to spend extra time at Dover—where she unearths herself pissed off on the impertinent German theologian her father has befriended.
The whole Danforth kin faces many...
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