A Midwife Abroad
An adventure that began at night, in an English country lane beside a red phone box, leads Annie the midwife to her dream job in Southern Africa.
She loves this new life and writes to her Australian half-sister of births and elephants, malaria and sunshine. She tells of the children, her new colleagues, her delight at getting an ambulance for her community.
Gradually though she realises something is wrong. Mothers and babies are dying when they should not.A plot emerges. Drastic action is required.The problem is solved in Africa.
But Annie knows the story began in England and returns home to finish the job. She faces danger and violence. The trail leads via Splendival, a most respectable summer festival back to her own hospital.
Published: 27 September 2013
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