A World Between Us by Lydia Syson

By Lydia Syson

An epic romance set opposed to the backdrop of the Spanish Civil War50% Epic Romance, 25% historic, 25% DramaSpain, 1936. Felix, a lively younger nurse, has travelled to Spain to assist the reason for the Republicans within the Spanish Civil battle. yet she is usually following Nat, a passionate younger guy who has joined the foreign Brigades struggling with Franco. And George—familiar George from home—is no longer a long way at the back of, in pursuit of Felix ...As Spain fights for its freedom opposed to tyranny, Felix battles a clash of the center. With the civil conflict raging round her, Felix needs to make offerings that may swap her existence without end. An epic and relocating ancient event from debut writer Lydia Syson.

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She cares for us all. She's kind. " I felt I knew her, knew her as the heart knows what it loves. She had touched me with her gentle hand. She had said I was courageous. Tib hunched up and shrugged and said nothing. He had been moody and gloomy since Hoby turned away from him. I was still his friend, but he'd always wanted Hoby's friendship more than mine. He saw my cuts and bruises now with shame and discomfort, and was shy with me. It was Sallo who got him to come over to our nook and sit and talk with us before the women put the lights out.

Altan Arca stood silent for a while, and I felt the strangest mixture of wild hope and utter dread thrill through me, running on the track of Torm's lie. The Father spoke slowly. " He stood mute again. The silence stretched on to the limit of endurance. "You," the Father said to Tib and me. "Bring the weapons to the back courtyard. Torm, take this boy to Remen and get him looked after. " We all ducked in reverence and got away as fast as we could. Tib was crying and chattering with fear, but I was in a queer, sick state, like a fever, and nothing seemed very real; I felt calm enough but could not speak.

I bobbed the reverence to her and said, "Thank you," to old Remen, and got out. I ran to the pantry, and found Sallo there, and even while we were hugging and she was asking if I was really all right, I was telling her that the Mother knew my name, and knew who I was, and called me the scholar! I didn't say that she had called me courageous. That was too immense a thing to talk about. When I tried to eat, it didn't go down very well, and my head began thumping, so Sallo went with me to the dormitory and left me on our bed there.

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