Life Begins at Forty

By Jessie Blackwood

Life Begins at Forty
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  • Release Date
  • Type Novellas
  • Pages 112
  • ISBN-13 978-1-61372-121-6
  • SKU 2554
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Sequel to Per Ardua

After months of physiotherapy, Group Captain Jack Ratigan has regained some of the mobility lost in plane crash at the end of World War II. But six years later, he still requires the care of his cousin’s butler, Ifan—who is also Jack’s secret lover. In an era when homosexuality is an imprisonable offence, they have to maintain the utmost discretion or risk prosecution.

Insecurities, outside attacks, and misunderstandings are close to tearing Jack and Ifan apart:  Jack’s impending middle age, an act of violence in their house, a letter threatening the close-knit community Jack now calls home—and the detective inspector from another jurisdiction investigating a similar unsolved case. The threat of exposure is growing, and for their love to survive, Jack and Ifan must determine who their true friends are—and if they are strongest together or apart.


Cover Artist: Paul Richmond

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Genre Historical European