Custard tarts and broken hearts
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Britain, 1911 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's wages are all the keep her young brothers ans sisters from starvation. And, as the young woman 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 to hardship of life in First World War London, 'Custard tarts and Broken Hearts' is an outstandingly moving novel full of tenderness and drama.