Free ↠ The Hungry Hills By Janet MacLeod Trotter –

The Hungry Hills With The Great War Still Raw In The Memory And A Living Wage Ever Harder To Find, The S Are Hardly Proving A Bright New Era For The Mining Families Of Whitton Grange And, As The Burden Of Caring For The Kirkup Family Falls Heavily On Her, Young Louie Kirkup Worries That She Is Doomed To Become A Spinster Drudge, Forever At The Beck And Call Of Her Pitmen Father And Brothers Until, That Is, She Sees Red Sam Ritson, Hard, Muscled And With All The Dignity Of A Natural Leader, Climb Into The Boxing Ring At The Durham Miners Gala But, Wedded To His Battle To Maintain His Fellow Miners Rights Against The Ruthless Encroachments Of Pit Owner Reginald Seward Scott, Sam Is Hardly An Ideal Husband And, As The Tension Increases, Louie Knows Life With Him Is Sure To Be Dominated By A Struggle Against Those Powerful Than He As The General Strike Looms And Louie Tries Desperately To Make A Family Home For Sam And Their Longed For Child, Her Fears Prove To Be Well Founded

10 thoughts on “The Hungry Hills

  1. says:

    Excellent book, couldn t put it do

  2. says:

    Exceptional and moving story I really loved

  3. says:

    Really ejoyed this looking forward to Darkening Skies

  4. says:

    Another gritty story I also enjoyed A Handful of Stars.

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