Romance, intrigue and a dash of danger set against the backdrop of a 1950s seaside funfair.
Bonnie’s carefree summer, helping run her mother’s guesthouse in a Welsh seaside resort, is transformed when she meets young Hungarian refugee Patrik. Romance blossoms in the heady whirl of the funfair, while the couple learn how people they think they know can sometimes conceal secrets. As Patrik juggles his job on the Spanish Waltzer with moonlighting for guesthouse regular, Charlie, Bonnie fears her boyfriend may be on the fast track to danger. He hits the headlines by saving a child from possible tragedy, but it’s touch and go whether he’ll wake up. And once the police track Charlie down, will he incriminate Patrik?
THE HUNGARIAN BOY was published in 2020 by My Weekly under the title DATE WITH DANGER.
Entertaining, Intriguing True Romance
Jill Barry has a special way with words. I always enjoy her light-hearted yet thought-provoking books. Plus I love fun-fairs. Don’t we all? Jill has captured the innocence and excitement of those times right from the opening paragraphs.
Bonnie is a great character, perfect in this 1950s setting where danger lurks in the most unlikely places. Thoroughly recommend this novel with its nostalgic foray into that lovely era of the past.