The Man Who Made Them Happy

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The Man Who Made Them Happy
By Jon Lawrence

A story about the lengths one man will go to free himself from his demons. Poignant and powerful, it is a tale of love, friendship, kindness… and guilt.

To be published on 21 June 2021. This book is available for pre-order and will be dispatched on publication.

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Description

The Man Who Made Them Happy
By Jon Lawrence

It’s 1985, and single mum Amelia is beginning her new job at Sandwick Nursing Home in the Shetlands. While there, she befriends resident Henry Halleton, a retired BBC war correspondent who is coming to terms with the loss of his wife. As Amelia struggles to connect with her young son, Henry forms a strange relationship with Mary, a dementia sufferer, under the watchful eye of brutal head nurse, Sean.

Having lived with a secret which has brought him nightmares since World War Two, Henry enlists Amelia’s help to create the perfect day for all the other forgotten residents. In order to succeed, Henry needs to uncover the remarkable stories of all those who call Sandwick home.

The Man Who Made Them Happy is a story about the lengths one man will go to free himself from his demons. Poignant and powerful, it is a tale of love, friendship, kindness… and guilt. From the author of Silence & Songbirds, The Jack Newton Radio and The House on the Roof of the World.

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Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 127 × 203 mm
Pages

290

Published

21 June 2021