Thursday, 31 March 2016

A Ceremony of Innocence by Edmund Gubbins

Two brothers are at home on holiday much to the delight of their mother. It is the first time they have been at home together for several years.Their father is a union convener in the local shipyard and while they are at home he leads the shipyard workers out on strike against the propose redundancies. Though on the surface both brothers support their father, underneath the surface there simmers the stew of disagreement. Mark, the older brother is home fresh from travelling the sea as a ships officer and refuses to compromise his upwardly mobile life for the sake of family harmony. He lives for the moment and grabs any opportunity for happiness. Jim is freshly graduated from university and supports his father passionately without question.
Can the brothers find a way to compromise their positions and fulfil  their mother's wish for a few happy weeks? Will their anger boil over into open conflict and a family break up.
This novel contains some explicit sex scenes.
Available from Amazon as a paperback and kindle and www.smashwords.com as an ebook.