[Ebook] Roses of Winter By Murdo Morrison – Tactical-player.co.uk

Roses of Winter They Had Been Through One World War And A Great Depression Now They Faced Another Global Conflict Share The Adventures Of The Burns And McIntyre Families In World War Scotland Follow The Lives Of Four Strong Women As They Strive To Keep Their Families Together While Their Men Are At War Sail With The Men Into Hazardous Scenes Of Action As They Deal With The Conflicting Moods And Emotions Brought By Constant Danger Roses Of Winter Recreates The Experience Of Living Through The World S Greatest Conflict As The Characters Seek To Survive And Imagine A Future Discover Along With Them That Even In The Winter Of Wartime Flowers May Yet BloomBook Website

About the Author: Murdo Morrison

Murdo Morrison is an American writer of Scottish heritage Born in Glasgow, Scotland, his early years were spent in a Scotstoun tenement The author s family has many links to shipyards, shipbuilding and the Merchant Navy, a background that he drew upon for his first novel Roses of Winter Murdo attended Allan Glen s School and the University of Glasgow before moving to the US in 1973, where he completed degrees in Geography at Central Connecticut State College and Clark University He lives in New Jersey with his wife and family.Murdo latest book The Taste of Dust is now available The Taste of Dust continues the story of the characters in Roses of Winter up to the present time Forinformation about the author visit

10 thoughts on “Roses of Winter

  1. says:

    Morrison s novel about several Glasgow families during WWII was an interesting read I loved his characters and really cared about their welfare There are too many characters to list here, but my favorites were Donald McIntyre, a merchant seaman who joined up and survived the bombing of a merchant fleet in the Arctic, Charlie Burns, who is stranded in Dunkirk during the evacuation of the British

  2. says:

    Sobering, provocative and satisfying a great read.I read this book on a cruise vacation this summer, and came away immensely grateful for everything we enjoy in North America in 2012 How quickly we, as a people, forget the searing tragedy of the great wars Having said that, this is not a book that discusses Generals and battles, but rather a book that reveals the emotions of war Parents struggle t

  3. says:

    What I like most about this book are the people and the way their lives interconnect Yes, there s deprivation, and yes, there s tragedy, and yes there s hardship, but there s also warmth and love and an incredible sense of community And for me the strength of the book is the way the author brings this sense of community to life in such a believable and unsentimental way His attention to detail is ex

  4. says:

    The social aspects of World War II are told in this story of a community in Glasgow, Scotland, depicting life from just prior to the onset of war in which you get to know the characters very well There is some of the battles fought at sea, but told from the personal aspect The main focus is the story of wives, mothers and children whose husbands,sons and fathers have gone to war How they live in dread

  5. says:

    Beautifully written and well researched, The Roses of Winter tells the story of the struggles of several families based in Glasgow during World War II Because of the shipyards located in Glasgow, the German s make this city a target for heavy bombing You feel for the residents as bombs blast through their modest tenements destroying lives and homes There is constant stress and fear, not knowing when or

  6. says:

    Roses Of Winter has vivid descriptions of naval battles along with cities getting bombed into rubble, but itsthen just a war story What really makes Roses Of Winter a great novel is how the characters in the story react to the chaos around them The characters change during the course of the story and you feel for them When I read a book I like to bookmark parts that I really enjoy I bookmarked 20 differen

  7. says:

    I listened to this as an excellent audio Podiocast read by the author I loved the added sound effects of the ships and the original war time radio broadcasts Roses of Winter gave me a deep insight and understanding of the impact of World War II on the Scottish people I loved the stories and the characters I admired the honesty and frankness of many of the family discussions The colloquial slang was entertai

  8. says:

    I adored this book I was completely caught up in the lives of the characters I listened to this, read by the author on iTunes His wonderful Scottish lilt transported me to war time Glasgow.I was so disappointed when this book ended, especially in what I thought was the middle of the story So off I went to get the sequel, The Taste of Dust I will however miss Mr Morrison s voice carrying me into his world.

  9. says:

    Very nicely done The all important aspect of drawing the reader into the story has been achieved by this author Throughout I felt I was, right there, observing the scenes as they unfolded The emotions of the characters were well conveyed the surroundings well described.

  10. says:

    Although war played an important role in this book, it was really a very warm book Warm because of how all these neighbors took care of each other during a trying time.

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