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Blue Watch, Paperback / softback Book

Blue Watch Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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A novel of courage based on the experiences of John Harvey's own father who served with the London Fire Brigade. 1940. Like most of his London contemporaries, 15 year-old Jack Riley is evacuated into the countryside to escape a city menaced by bombardment.

But Jack manages to escape farm life and return to London where he joins his father, an auxiliary fireman with 'Blue Watch', and experiences the London Blitz at first hand as he works for the fire service as a bicycle messenger.

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