The Thompsons

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Historical Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic


It is summer 1914 and the Thompson family are spending the holiday at their lavish estate in Cayuga, Ontario. Looming over their quiet and comfortable domestic life is a cloud of uncertainty as
tensions in Europe reach a boiling point. 'The Thompsons' is a story about love, loss and family during WWI, a time of bravery and sacrifice which shaped an entire generation of young men and
women.

Table of Contents

Prologue

Submitted: October 14, 2017

Prologue   AUTUMN 1917   I was dreaming of home. A cosy fire crackled on the hearth. The sweet scent of roa... Read Chapter

One

Submitted: October 14, 2017

ONE SUMMER 1914   WALTER   I woke to the sound of boots shuffling in the dry dirt and empty glass bottles c... Read Chapter

Two

Submitted: October 14, 2017

TWO DREW   It had been a few days of people gossiping about the prospect of war, excitement was certainly in the air and... Read Chapter