Beryl Matthews’ 16th novel, THE DAY WILL COME, is published in paperback today by Allison & Busby. THE DAY WILL COME is already available in hardback and as an eBook. Allison & Busby have also reissued 6 of Beryl’s novels in paperback and Beryl has previously published 12 novels in hardback with Severn House.
Set in London during the 1940s, the war is raging across Europe and twenty-three-year-old Grace is devastated by the loss of her husband at Dunkirk after only a year of marriage. Her secretarial job at a law firm keeps her mind from dwelling on her sorrow but when her boss enlists in the air force Grace is left without work. Alongside her best friend, the two young women join the War Office in a move that will change their lives forever. As Grace throws herself into the war effort, she must find the courage and strength to start her life afresh and find love again.
Beryl Matthews is an accomplished novelist, writing in the genre that Catherine Cookson made her own, but with stories set in London. As a young girl her ambition was to become a professional singer but lack of funds drove her into an office, where she worked her way up from tea-girl to credit controller. After she retired, she began to pursue her dream of becoming a published author.