Petals in the Ashes

Petals in the Ashes

I could barely explain how much I wanted to go back to London, for I hardly understood myself. I'd hated the stinking city when we'd left, could hardly bear to think on its name, but now the plague had disappeared from the streets the people would be back, the theatres and shops would be open and we would find everything as cheery as it had been before.

Hannah returns to her beloved London to re-open the sweetmeats shop with younger sister Anne. Londoners are reeling… (more)