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The Faithful

June 15 2017 Mantle

July 1936. In the Sussex village of Aldwick, sixteen-year-old Hazel is dreading another long, dull summer. But then Oswald Mosley’s blackshirts set up camp nearby, and Hazel’s summer suddenly becomes more interesting. She finds herself befriended by two very different people: Lucia, an upper-class blackshirt, fiercely passionate about the cause; and working-class Tom, increasingly scornful of Mosley’s rhetoric. As Britain is pulled towards war, Hazel’s life goes into freefall. A tangle of secrets threatens to snare her, and she must decide where to place her trust…

The Faithful