Letters from Malta – a secret kept for 50 years: When Jane Thornfield finds an envelope hidden in her mother’s bedroom drawer it heralds the beginning of a journey of discovery. Long buried family secrets are unearthed and Jane is forced to question her very identity.
Jane’s search for the truth takes her to Malta, where she learns about the harsh realities of life during the Siege of Malta in the Second World War. But her attempts to unlock a fifty-year-old secret are met with suspicion and a wall of silence.
Letters from Malta is about a woman’s quest to make sense of her present and her past. The setting of Malta is brought vividly to life in this moving, perceptive tale of love and loss.
Mary Rensten is an awarding winning journalist and playwright, and Vice-President of the Society of Women Writers and Journalists.