Jimmy Mack

The drug fuelled all-night Mod dance scene of the Sixties is the backdrop to a secret love. Soul music the soundtrack to this intense love affair. You're never too young to fall in love. Some things are just meant to be. A wink outside church one Sunday brings Fiona "Effy" Halloran into James "Mack" MacKinnon's life. It's 1964 in the West Riding of Yorkshire For the two fifteen year olds the next two years will prove a test of their love and devotion to one another. Growing up is never easy, nor is being young and in love. When Effy's sister Caitlin becomes pregnant by Mack's brother the lives of their families collide. Dealing with a feuding family, itself divided by religious zeal, becomes a serious obstacle for the young lovers. Separated by circumstances can their love for one another survive? Over time Mack and Effy learn the truth about their respective families because secrets never stay secret forever. "Jimmy Mack - Some Kind of Wonderful" is the first of a series of novels set in Bradford and Halifax between 1964 and 1969 involving the twosome and their friends. Parallel interweaving novels in the same time period are in the process of being written. Readers comments. "Great for all ages and keeps one interested all through, plenty happening." VEN COOKE "Brought back fond memories of Tamla Motown when I was a teen!" CAROL "Surely will go platinum, top of the pops." DAVID " I really enjoyed your book ------- just finished reading it. The young love of Mack and Effy stirred some really fond memories. The story of the Hallorans and MacKinnons made me wanting to know what would happen in the future to Mack, to Effy, to Grace? Would Angie continue to play an integral part? What about Tom and Ellen? Would they stay together? Also Adam and Caitlin with the baby, not easy. How would Jane MacKinnon fair with her expected new baby? How will the lives of the other Halloran girls ' go in the future? Many answers needed that I hope will encourage you to write more. " PAUL SMITH
ISBN: 9781788761017
Type: Hardback + Dust Jacket
Pages: 310
Published: 9 November 2017
Price: $19.45

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