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Black to White by Sam Hayward
  

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A simply told, compassionate tale, about the journey of one woman experiencing bereavement. Susie is 55 years old, her husband died six months previously, leaving her with a heartbreaking gaping hole filled with memories. With the help of friends and the mysterious appearance of white feathers, Susie starts to rediscover herself and the joys that life can bring. Told in the first person, there is almost a diary like feel to the writing, a realistic honesty and feeling of sincerity rises from the pages. Sam Hayward wrote ‘Black to White’, a work of fiction, after her husband’s death, and in the introduction reveals that she started to discover white feathers around their house after his funeral. The ideas of spiritual guidance and that death is not the end, are explored in this tender and gentle novel. ~ Liz Robinson

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Black to White by Sam Hayward

When white feathers start to appear around the house, she feels strangely comforted and begins to rebuild her life with a renewed sense of spirituality and a deeper understanding into the mysteries of life and love. Her journey, from the depths of despair back to happiness, brings her much more than she could have hoped for.

About the Author

Sam Hayward

Sam Hayward grew up in Hampshire and after an administrative career, returned to full-time education to study Journalism. She graduated in 1997 with a BA (Hons) from Southampton Solent University and subsequently worked as a publications officer for a regional cancer charity. In 2000, she moved to Somerset with her husband, a retired Naval Commander, and worked as a part-time sub-editor for a county newspaper. In September 2013, she completed a postgraduate course in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Her debut novel Black to White was inspired by the loss of her husband to cancer in 2008.

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Publication date

30th November 1999

Author

Sam Hayward

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Paperback

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Relationship Stories
Family Drama


ISBN

9781785072369

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