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Scandal In The Village

Turnham Malpas

By Rebecca Shaw

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Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Published In: United Kingdom, 27 September 1999
When Jimbo Charter-Plackett asks his mother, Katherine, to come and live near him in Turnham Malpas, his kindness has rather more repercussions than he anticipated. Before long Katherine is organising the harvest festival display, and causes uproar with her high-handed ways. Worse still, she sets herself up as guardian of the villagers' morals, and spreads rumours and half-truths about her neighbours' lives. But Katherine goes too far when she organises a petition to try and rid the village of those she considers to be most at fault. Only Peter, the rector, can control Katherine's more outrageous actions. Finding it hard to resist his natural charm and diplomacy she gradually begins to mellow as the village works its magic on her...

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Reissued in the terrific new cover style, alongside her brand new paperback, COUNTRY PASSIONS Rebecca Shaw's sales have been increasing with every book and she is now a SUNDAY TIMES bestselling author Her previous novel sold over 100,000 copies in paperback Her paperback sales to date are in excess of half a million copies in the UK alone All her paperbacks reprint regularly A dedicated Rebecca Shaw web site was launched in 2002 - www rebeccashaw.com This has increased her readership even further All Rebecca Shaw's highly successful Turnham Malpas novels constantly reprint and she gets terrific reviews: Rebecca Shaw writes 'winning novels of village life' (The Times) 'Fantastic - a slice of village life!' Prizes Galore 'Fans of Shaw's delightful Tales of Turnham Malpas series will love this latest slice of village life' Good Housekeeping 'Tender and funny' My Weekly 'If you enjoy stories about English villagers, do whatever you have to do, but get these books. Bliss!' Publishers Weekly.

About the Author

Educated at a co-educational Quaker boarding school Rebecca Shaw went on to qualify as a teacher of deaf children. After her marriage, she spent the ensuing years enjoying bringing up her family. The departure of the last of her four children to university gave her the time to write the many novels which have gained her a legion of loyal fans. She lives in Dorset.

EAN: 9780752826776
ISBN: 0752826778
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Dimensions: 19.7 x 13.3 x 2.2 centimetres (0.26 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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From the Tales of Turnham Malpas series. Rebecca Shaw's villages come to life in your hands. These are fantastic, well written stories, the Barleybridge ones set in a Vet clinic and small village, and the Turnham Malpas ones set in a small village. Sensitively written, you feel like you are really there. The cahracters seem real, and you can't wait for the next one.

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