The Missing Years

By Claudette Beckford-Brady

Literary fiction, Romance | Paperback, eBook


The Missing Years is the sequel to Beckford-Brady's first novel, Sweet Home, Jamaica which was published in two volumes in May 2007 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie and subsequently republished by AuthorHouse in 2012. It continues the saga of Michelle Freeman and her extended family. Michelle was born in Jamaica but raised in Britain. When she was nearly fourteen she had discovered a controversy surrounding her birth and learned that the woman raising her was not her mother. The discovery had started her on a quest to find some answers. The initial reunion with her biological mother was not the tear-jerker she had expected so when the families came together for the five-yearly family reunion emotions were running high. Life for Michelle was already full, juggling a career as the co-owner of SmallRock Publications, plus family life, but things were about to be turned on their head. A bungled robbery, a dead youth and a usually devoted husband who has started staying out all night with no explanation... Is Michelle's husband getting too close to her erstwhile mother, Delisia? A poignant, heart-warming tale of family relationships and conflict resolution, spiced with fast-paced drama, The Missing Years is the sequel to Sweet Home, Jamaica and the story unfolds on the beautiful island of Jamaica.


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The Missing Years is the sequel to Beckford-Brady's first novel, Sweet Home, Jamaica which was published in two volumes in May 2007 by Pegasus Elliot Mackenzie and subsequently republished by AuthorHouse in 2012. It continues the saga of Michelle Freeman and her extended family. Michelle was born in Jamaica but raised in Britain. When she was nearly fourteen she had discovered a controversy surrounding her birth and learned that the woman raising her was not her mother. The discovery had started her on a quest to find some answers. The initial reunion with her biological mother was not the tear-jerker she had expected so when the families came together for the five-yearly family reunion emotions were running high. Life for Michelle was already full, juggling a career as the co-owner of Sma...


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Claudette Beckford-Brady was born in 1956 in Jamaica, West Indies. In 1964 she migrated to Gloucester, England. On leaving school in 1973 she worked in various clerical and administrative positions till 1976 when she moved to London and joined the civil service, finding her niche in Personnel Management. In 1981 she left the civil service for London Borough of Lambeth where she progressed to the position of Personnel & Training Officer. Plagued by ill health she decided to return to Jamaica in 1990 and it was then that she began entering writing competitions in which she won many awards for her short stories. Encouraged by this, she wrote her debut novel Sweet Home, Jamaica which was published in 2007 and this was followed by the sequel The Missing Years in 2009.


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Claudette Beckford-Brady was born in 1956 in Jamaica, West Indies. In 1964 she migrated to Gloucester, England. On leaving school in 1973 she worked in various clerical and administrative positions till 1976 when she moved to London and joined the civil service, finding her niche in Personnel Management. In 1981 she left the civil service for London Borough of Lambeth where she progressed to the p...


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