Christmas 1939 was a Christmas like no other.
With war declared just a few months ago, any thoughts of celebration are overshadowed with worries about loved ones who have gone off to fight. And it is not just those who are fighting who are a cause for concern.
When Philip discovers his best friend, Ronnie, is missing he knows that it is up to him to track him down. Winter has arrived with a vengeance and the heavy snowfall makes the search difficult, even worse when there is the blackout to cope with.
This story explores the conflicting realities of a war that asked so much from so many.
Look out for the other novellas in the Sussex Crime series – More than Ashes, Waiting for Sunshine and The Harvest – to discover the stories behind the Sussex Crime characters in these heart-warming tales.