That Burning Summer

Full of passion, this wartime coming age story is about a girl, boy and crash-landing Romney Marsh, July 1940. When invasion threatens, you have to grow up quickly. Sixteen-year-old Peggy has been putting on brave face since the fall France, but now enemy overhead, rules are changing all time. Staying right side law proves harder than she expects when plane crash-lands in Marsh: it’s who finds its pathetic, broken pilot; young Polish man, Henryk, stays hidden remote church, secretly cared for by Peggy. As something more blossoms between two, Peggy’s brother Ernest’s curiosity peaks other secrets come light, forcing Henryk question loyalties beliefs they thought held dear. In one extraordinary summer lives two people will change forever, tense gripping historical drama from Lydia Syson, author acclaimed A WORLD BETWEEN US.