Pennington’s Heir

Patrick comes out of prison, and has a reunion with Ruth, but Ruth gets pregnant.

Publishing history
Oxford University Press, 1973, 185 pp, illus the author
OUP, 1975, pb
In Pennington, a Trilogy, Oxford University Press, 1985, cover illustration by Andrew Aloof
(contains Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer, The Beethoven Medal, Pennington’s Heir)

Patrick comes out of prison, and has a reunion with Ruth, but Ruth gets pregnant. Patrick leaves his teacher, and he and Ruth try and survive on their own, battling with their hand to mouth existence, and the machinations of Clarissa, Patrick’s former girlfriend.

The Maybridge Series
Fly-by-Night
The Team
Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer
The Beethoven Medal
Prove Yourself a Hero
A Midsummer Night’s Death
The Last Ditch (Free Rein)
Marion’s Angel

Other editions

 

K M Peyton