The captivating bestseller about a factory girl in Bermondsey during World War 1.
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’swages are all that keep her younger brothers and sister from starvation.
And, as the young women of Pearce Duff’s custard factory watch their menfolk 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 moving novel full of tenderness and drama.
‘The twists and turns of the friendship, love and family keep you gripped throughout. The characters are engaging and soon feel like old friends’ Joanna, Amazon reviewer.