Blood on the Thistle

Blood on the Thistle

By Stuart Pearson

John Blake
9781784180751
1784180750

Book Description

A remarkable and tragic true story of one family, devastated by the effects of World War IThe Cranston family was torn apart by World War I. Of the seven sons who fought, four died and two more were horrifically wounded. Only one son, the youngest, came home unscathed. This book is a touching portrait of the sacrifice and heartbreak of their mother Lizzie, and the tragic courage of her last surviving boys. Follow the journey of how a once proud and inspirational Scottish family were devastated by war and how the effects rippled through time and generations. A century later, the tartan threads of this resilient family finally begin to draw together again.