Sarah Mullen is a busy lady. She runs a not-for-profit social enterprise in Bournville called the Busy Parents Network and also organises the Bournville Children’s Festival, which is now Birmingham’s only book festival for children. If that wasn’t enough Sarah and her team of volunteers have recently launched the Bournville Community Hub on Bournville Village
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New for 2015. A heartwarming yet gritty tale of love, work and friendship set in Birmingham’s best-loved chocolate factory during The Great War.
After marrying Bill, housewife Jessie thought she’d left the Cadbury chocolate factory at Bournville for good. But money problems force her to return to work to make ends meet. Before long, her marriage is tested to breaking point.
"A very human story ... I couldn't put it down."
COMFORTS FOR THE TROOPS. Available in paperback and eBook.
Read the compelling true story
Beatrice Cadbury grew up with all the privileges money could buy. But the First World War ignited her sense of injustice, and being a ‘have’ in a world of ‘have-nots’ was troubling. In 1920 she decided to ‘give back’ all the Cadbury shares she had inherited to the Bournville factory workers … with unexpected consequences.
"A gripping story and surprisingly contemporary."
BEATRICE THE CADBURY HEIRESS WHO GAVE AWAY HER FORTUNE. Available in paperback and eBook.
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Phew, it’s been a busy couple of months since my novel Comforts for the Troops came out. Last year, knowing the book was due for spring 2015 publication, the people at Walsall Libraries kindly booked me to speak at four community libraries between April and July this year. I was only too happy to say