Fiction: The Remnants

by W. P. Osborn



The Remnants - A Remarkable Story of Love and Survival

The Remnants begins in Edwardian England and follows the story of Danny and Rose through their desperate struggle to hold on to their love - and their lives, during a time of momentous change.

Danny Pulbrook is a handsome and rebellious young man. Born the bastard son of a minor royal and orphaned at birth he is determined to find a new life far beyond his "pre-ordained oblivion". His only way out - a forced enlistment into the army brings him to an inevitable confrontation with his own demons amidst the chaos and devastation of World War 1.

Rose Quayle is a beautiful and confident hazel-eyed housemaid who, like her mother and her mother's mother is employed in service at Meaford House - an expansive vice-regal estate near Tunbridge Wells. Like Danny she longs for a life beyond the tyranny of the rigid class system that defines her humble destiny.

Their chance meeting becomes the catalyst that changes both of their lives forever.

The Remnants spans four continents and weaves the perfect balance between love and war. Told through the lives of two young lovers it's a legacy of love and loss, passion, despair and quiet redemption; the profound story of enduring human spirit amid the agony of chaos and devastation.

..... "Downton Abbey" meets "Atonement".

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The Remnants Is Available On Kindle And In Paperback.

ASIN: B00O6ZWBXO
ISBN-10: 1456623648
ISBN-13: 978-1456623647


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The Remnants is the intricately woven narrative of two young lovers tested by the gruesomeness of the First World War. This first novel by author W.P Osborn will tug on your emotions as you experience how the immense difficulties of the period affect each character. The determination of these individuals to survive and to love is equal to the intensity of war itself. Mr. Osborn is clearly personally touched by this historical era. His passion to honor his grandfather thru the telling of The Remnants has resulted in a remarkably well told story of the battles themselves and of the upheaval of lives and loves. The Remnants is truly the kind of read that stays on your mind long after the last page.

Author Bio

Paul loved to hear his grandfather's incredible stories about his experiences during The Great War. While 'The Remnants' is a work of fiction, it is rooted in the true narrative of his grandparents who overcame a multitude of trials to escape the class tyranny of Edwardian England and find their way freedom.

Paul carried this amazing story with him and was determined to one day share it with others and what better time than the 100th anniversary of World War One.

Paul was raised in a military family and during his formative years lived on bases all across Canada. He knows first hand the challenges and sacrifices that families face when they devote their lives to the service of their country.

A portion of the proceeds of 'The Remnants' will be donated to True Patriot Love Foundation- a charity in support of Canadian Military Families.




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