Beneath the Dover Sky (#02 in The Danforths Of Lancashire Series)
For fans of the hugely popular Downton Abbey television series and lovers of British historical sagas, award-winning author Murray Pura continues the enthralling story of the Danforths of Lancashire. The second book in the series (following Ashton Park )...
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For fans of the hugely popular Downton Abbey television series and lovers of British historical sagas, award-winning author Murray Pura continues the enthralling story of the Danforths of Lancashire.
The second book in the series (following Ashton Park) transports the reader back in time to 1924 as Sir William-recently named Lord Preston-celebrates his sixtieth birthday at the Danforth summer home in Dover.
Although the ravages of World War I are in the past, new threats loom as a man named Adoph Hitler publishes a book called Mein Kampf. Is he a danger to Europe? And what of Lord Preston's growing friendship with an up and coming political leader named Winston Churchill?
On the home front, one of the Danforth daughters, the recently widowed Catherine, sells her home in Belfast to spend more time at Dover-where she finds herself annoyed at the impertinent German theologian her father has befriended.
The entire Danforth family faces many changes as illness and tragedy strike. Young Edward finally makes his move into the political arena while Michael and Libby welcome a new family member.
Readers will be captivated by the upstairs/downstairs interplay as they once again savor this compelling saga of the well-loved Danforth family overcoming obstacles by placing their trust in the God who has always been faithful.
Book 2 in The Danforths of Lancashire series
Murray Pura lives by the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in the Canadian Rockies and is a pastor, who received degrees from Acadia University and Regent College, and whose published works include Mizzly Fitch, Mister Good Morning; The Poets off Windhover Marsh; Vital Christianity: The Life and Spirituality of William Wilberforce and most recently Rooted: Reflections on the Gardens in Scripture; Streams: Reflections on the Waters in Scripture and Zo
Murray's writings have been shortlisted for the Dartmouth Book Award, the John Spencer Hill Literary Award, and the Paraclete Fiction Award.
Koorong -Editorial Review.