Swans Sing Before They Die
by Elaine Hankin
Born into poverty in Islington during the 1920s, Jessica Brown has one thing in her favour: a beautiful singing voice. At the outbreak of WWII she joins ENSA, to entertain the troops. After the War, Jessie finds it difficult to make her way in show business, partly due to a terrible secret she harbours. To achieve success and find happiness, Jessie must learn to overcome her demons.