About this book
Paperback edition of the 2nd novel from the author of "The Rescue Man", set in the early years of the 20th century. A young suffragette and a rising star of county cricket find their lives entangled, as the Great War breaks out. 'Powerful and touching' Clare Clark, "Guardian" *Also appeared in February Buyer's Notes*
Summer of 1911. The streets of London ring with cheers for a new king's coronation and the cries of increasingly violent suffragette protests. Connie Callaway, fired up by the possibilities of independence, wants more than the conventional comforts of marriage. She is determined to fight for 'the greatest cause the world has ever known.'