Home Truths

Home Truths

Home Truths


This is the story of people whose lives become intertwined during the year in which they are trying to move house.


Heather and Derek Barnicoat and their two sons do not imagine, when Derek gets his new job, that they will be separated for so long and that their marriage will be put at risk.


Christopher and Bunty Armstrong are looking for a larger house as they want to start a family, but their straightforward plans do not work out in the way they expect.


Rosemary Soddie has to move as her husband’s company is opening a new branch up North but she unexpectedly finds that her life takes on a new meaning.


Jenny Pierce, an independent career woman, has decided to find her own home as she doesn’t want to continue living in digs.


Florence Moon, an old lady, has been persuaded to sell a house that is too big for her and move into an hotel – when she suddenly changes her mind and upsets everyone else’s plans.


Margaret Bacon’s previous novels have built up for her a reputation for writing which is full of humour, sensitivity and compassion. In Home Truths she demonstrates once again her exceptional ability to create memorable characters of depth of feeling.