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y War Clouds Gather single work   novel   historical fiction  
Is part of Duffy/Macintosh Family Saga Peter Watt 1999 series - author novel (number 8 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'In War Clouds Gather, the epic saga of the Macintosh and Duffy families continues. It's 1936. While Europe is starting to feel the shadow of the upcoming political turmoil, George Macintosh is determined to keep control of his own empire. Threatened by David Macintosh, the son of Giselle and Alexander, George takes extreme measures to stop David from reaching his majority and taking his seat on the Board. George sends his own son, Donald, to Glen View in an effort to curb Donald's excesses. Sean Duffy continues to fight George on David's behalf. In Iraq, Captain Matthew Duffy doesn't escape the stain of growing fanaticism either. Recruited by British Intelligence, he once more faces a German enemy, although this one has a more pleasing aspect. Matthew is confused by his attraction to Diane and finds himself having to make a hard decision. And just as he is coming to terms with this choice, he meets his estranged son, James Barrington Jnr. In the middle of all this upheaval, the two families experience loss, love, greatness and tragedy, and find themselves brought both closer together and pulled further apart. Romance blooms in the unlikeliest of hearts under the gathering clouds of war. In War Clouds Gather, the epic saga of the Macintosh and Duffy families continues. It's 1936. While Europe is starting to feel the shadow of the upcoming political turmoil, George Macintosh is determined to keep control of his own empire. Threatened by David Macintosh, the son of Giselle and Alexander, George takes extreme measures to stop David from reaching his majority and taking his seat on the Board. George sends his own son, Donald, to Glen View in an effort to curb Donald's excesses. Sean Duffy continues to fight George on David's behalf. In Iraq, Captain Matthew Duffy doesn't escape the stain of growing fanaticism either. Recruited by British Intelligence, he once more faces a German enemy, although this one has a more pleasing aspect. Matthew is confused by his attraction to Diane and finds himself having to make a hard decision. And just as he is coming to terms with this choice, he meets his estranged son, James Barrington Jnr. In the middle of all this upheaval, the two families experience loss, love, greatness and tragedy, and find themselves brought both closer together and pulled further apart. Romance blooms in the unlikeliest of hearts under the gathering clouds of war. ' (Publisher's blurb)

Notes

  • Dedication: For my Aunt Joan Payne at Tweed Heads, who lived these times

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Pan Macmillan Australia , 2013 .
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      Extent: 368p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 24 September 2013
      ISBN: 9781742612409 (paperback)

Works about this Work

Watt's Stories Never Really End Phil Brown , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28-29 September 2013; (p. 21)
Watt's Stories Never Really End Phil Brown , 2013 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 28-29 September 2013; (p. 21)
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