Jenny Ferns is a Baby Boomer born post-World War II. She spent her formative years and education in England. She graduated from Keele University in UK with a joint honors degree in Biology and Psychology and then moved to Canada. As a Psychologist, her private practice in Canada focused on alcoholism, trauma, family violence, and PTSD. For some relaxation, she is a master gardener and plant addict. These themes surface in her writing.
Jenny lives in Florida with her husband and two miniature schnauzers. She visits family scattered through USA, Canada and England, whenever she isn’t writing, reading, playing Mahjongg or tending her garden.
This historical novel is set in England in WWII era. A family struggles and thrives despite the hardships of war, absent partners, illegitimacy, and repercussions of PTSD in a military combatant. War in any country, has a ripple effect on people and communities for years afterward. This is a story of resilience and hope.