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This story is based on true events that took place during the First World War. It follows the fortunes of a young soldier, David Colebrook, on his journey from the East End of London to St Albans, and then on to the fighting at the front. It is also the story of his sweetheart, Daisy, who he leaves behind. It is a story of hardship, courage and of everlasting love. Nicola Sweeting was born in St Albans in 1964.
She studied Philosophy at King’s College, London University and then qualified as a teacher at Exeter University. She is married with four children and lives in Somerset.