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One for sorrow R.S. Jay

One for sorrow

R.S. Jay

Published July 28th 2012
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Kindle Edition
95 pages
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 About the Book 

Watching children mature into adults, the loss of a loved one, the joy of meeting a new love, the desperation of aging parents and the guilt of crime. Terry Allsop, his new wife and their children experience all these emotions, frustrations and moreMoreWatching children mature into adults, the loss of a loved one, the joy of meeting a new love, the desperation of aging parents and the guilt of crime. Terry Allsop, his new wife and their children experience all these emotions, frustrations and more in this new collection of ten short stories. They are moving, surprising, shocking and some will make you smile – but they all end with a twist.Terry has recently lost his wife to cancer and is raising their four and a half year old daughter, Rhiannon, single-handed. A lone magpie stalks his garden, mirroring his sorrow and his loneliness. There is a glimmer of hope when he takes Rhia to school, but is it too soon…Years later, as the number of magpies increases, their family experiences the impact of old age, babies, job hunting and salesmen!You will identify with at least one member of the Allsop family, before you reach the end of this true to life collection.