THE JACKSON STORY - in 3 Parts Print Editions published on www.lulu.com
When the bombs begin to fall Enemies and Allies You call this 'Peace'?
ISBN: 978-1-3256-05279-9 ISBN:978--1-326-10849-6 ISBN:978-1-326-1329-34
The Jackson Story is of an ordinary London family caught up in Britain's wars from 1939 (outbreak of WW2) to 1962 (the Cuban Nuclear Missikle Crisis),including those in Cyprus, Korea, Kenya, Malaya and Suez. Family conflicts of Divorce and personal bitternesses grow - but crises mean they need to be resolved before it is too late.
'When war came' Published on Amazon/Kindle as an E-book.
From June 2014 also in Print format. ISBN: 13: 978-1499798203
Partly based on Eric Brady's own wartime experiences of evacuation and bombing, the story of the Jackson family reveals other aspects of wartime life, including the breakdown of family relationships under the extra pressures and the prevalent expectation of serious injury or death at any time.
Evacuation for years when small children to complete strangers, problems of the return home and then the experiences of being bombed and injured affects everyone in the family
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'When one war ends ---' Published on Amazon/Kindle
This follows straight on from 'When war came' ends.
The Jackson family splits with Ron Jackson and his daughter Kathleen (still seriously injured), move to Anne Carruthers (Ron's mistress) in
Folkestone, May (Ron's wife) remaining in London and starting an affair with Des Ackroyd. Over years Ron's Transport firm expands, forming an Air Charter Section. But will their participation in the Berlin Airlift (1948-49) running the twin gauntlets of appalling weather and dangerous Soviet fighter harrassment have disasterous consequences.
'Is this Peace? Published on Amazon/ Kindle.
This follows on from 'When one war ends ---'
Anne expands her Chandlery business into acquiring a site for a riverside Marina to sell and hire cruisers. But the Manager they appoint has his own plans that bring Ron and Anne to the brink of ruin.
Britain's other wars in Cyprus and Kenya bring their dangers, nearly killing Frank, and then the 1962 Cuban Nuclear Missile Crisis affects them all and then May is stricken by a paralysing stroke.
Can Kathleen find it in her to finally forgive her mother after all their years of enmity?