Breaking African Ties

Breaking African Ties - the sequel to Beneath African Sk...

In Breaking African Ties. the sequel to Beneath African Skies,  siblings George and Molly return to their homeland, Kenya, after the conclusion of the Second World War.  George saw action in Greece,  Albania and Syria as an RAF pilot and Molly found herself alone in war-torn Britain whilst her husband served in campaigns in the North African desert and Germany,

Now, in post-war Kenya, George must seek a job and a home for his new family.  Molly, heavily pregnant with her second child, returns to her parents’ home with her two year old son.  Will she be re-united with her British husband?

They must now face the ‘Winds of Change’ as Kenya seeks independence under Jomo Kenyatta.  They will live through the horrors of the Mau-Mau Rebellion as their children grow up in a new Black Africa. The family will also face meningitis, scrub typhoid, polio and the tragic deaths of loved-ones.

George and Molly must decide if their futures lie in a new Kenya after the fight for African Freedom - or will they retrace their ancestor’s footsteps back to England?

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19.03 | 18:49

Lookin' forward to that, Gillie.

19.03 | 12:22

It's all but written! However, I might wait until we have been back to Kenya (probably in January next year) before publishing.

19.03 | 12:20

Thanks Mike. I'm going to send you a file on all the stuff we found out about Hougham Park, our ancestor's house in Coega Bay, Port Elizabeth.t

19.03 | 11:34

I loved this book. It brought home the real atmosphere of Africa and the story was really interesting.
When is the sequel coming out?

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