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Three Men on a Plane by Mavis Cheek Dog Days by Mavis Cheek Sleeping Beauties by Mavis Cheek Parlour Games by Mavis Cheek  Mrs Fytton’s Country Life by Mavis Cheek - Angela Fytton - wonderwife, supermother, bedroom vamp and business partner - has been unceremoniously dumped. Like many a good wife before her she has been swapped by her husband for a younger model. One day, she knows, her husband will return. Meanwhile she yields herself up to the notion that country life is pure and good and that country people are next to angels - but on moving to her country idyll, she discovers this is very far from the truth. Amenable Women by Mavis Cheek – Flora Chapman is in her fifties when her husband dies in a bizarre ballooning accident. Seizing upon her new found freedom, she decides to finish the history of their village that Edward had begun. A reference to Anne of Cleves, Henry VIII's fourth wife who he rejected for being ugly, captures her imagination as she begins to delve deeper into the life of this neglected figure. Meanwhile, in the Louvre, Holbein's portrait of Anne of Cleves senses the tug of a connection and she begins to tell the story of the injustices she suffered and just how she survived her marriage . . . Aunt Margaret’s Lover by Mavis Cheek - Aunt Margaret, surrogate mother to Saskia, has just waved goodbye to her niece as she sets off for a teenage rendezvous with her father for a year. Now, buoyed up by an unexpected legacy, Aunt Margaret decides to kick up her heels and have some fun and places an advert - 'Woman, 39, seeks lover for one year - April to April, no expectations.' What ensues is not entirely without incident! Getting Back Brahms by Mavis Cheek - Diana, thirty-something bookshop owner, is single again but no longer able to listen to Brahms without stirring painful memories of her old love. Determined to make new memories, she joins the Academy of Forward Literature at Hassocks Hall. Janice Gentle Gets Sexy by Mavis Cheek - Janice Gentle, under pressure from her money-obsessed agent, writes delicate, romantic novels with one goal in mind: to make enough money to find the man she loved and lost twenty years ago. But when Rohanne Bulbecker, a sucessful New York publisher, asks for Janice's help with an extremely marketable idea, it's an opportunity for Janice to abandon her usual predictable genre and try something entirely new . . . Patrick Parker’s Progress by Mavis Cheek Patrick Parker, golden child of bomb-devastated Coventry, adored and encouraged by his mother, fulfils his dream destiny to be a bridge builder as great as Brunel. Audrey Wapshott, born at the same time, feels her destiny is to become the wife of handsome, brilliant Patrick. But Patrick has other plans and Audrey, miserable and abandoned, is left to follow her own journey to self-fulfilment beginning in Paris, and sinfulness, in the arms of a much older man. When their paths cross years later, wicked Audrey plots a grand and satisfying retribution. Pause Between Acts by Mavis Cheek - Joan's answer to life after divorce from Jack is simple: happy seclusion. She rejects the outside world and embarks on a contented existence of isolated self-indulgence. But when her nice neighbours Fred and Geraldine introduce her to the roguishly desirable actor Finbar Flynn the walls of the citadel begin to crack . . . The Lovers of Pound Hill by Mavis Cheek – When city girl Molly Bonner arrives in the village of Lufferton Boney, she creates quite a stir. With her non-country-style boots, determined manner and alluring looks, she sets off a wave of intrigue that ripples through the lives of everyone there, from Julie the barmaid at the Holly Bush to antiques dealer Dryden Fellows and Montmorency the cat. For Molly is a girl on a mission: to discover the truth behind Lufferton Boney's most notorious resident, the giant (and slightly obscene) Gnome etched into the face of Pound Hill. And along the way, she has some personal demons to settle... The Sex Life of My Aunt by Mavis Cheek Dily's life is perfect. Apart from the envy of her less contented sister, she has everything she could possibly want - a loving husband, a beautiful home, a privileged lifestyle - and she's proud that she has achieved so much when she began with so little. But then one day her illusion of perfection is shattered when she meets a man at a train station. As she hurtles towards either her destruction or her liberation, she discovers that life isn't as simple as thought, and that the right choice, like truth, is rarely pure and never simple. Truth to Tell by Mavis Cheek – Nina Porter seems to have it all: husband, home, family and security. But her life turns upside down when a marital row over truthfulness sets her thinking. Isn't she dishonest herself, always playing the good wife? The perfect mother and daughter? The supportive friend? Should she, instead, try to live without the little white lies that support us all? Her husband thinks it can't be done. But he goes away on a business trip. And when a glamorous few days of research in Venice are suddenly on offer, there seems no reason for Nina to refuse them. Or to resist the attentions of the handsome Italian who wants to show her the city. As Nina entangles herself in a web of deceptions, it starts to look as though honesty might not always be the best policy... Mavis Cheek's sparkling novel is about shaking your life up, striking out and learning to be true to yourself. It's told with all the brio and humour that her readers have come to love. Yesterday’s Houses by Mavis Cheek From the bestselling author of Janice Gentle Gets Sexy andMrs Fytton's Country Life comes a tragicomic tale of one woman's journey to independence via seven houses, three men and many disappointments... When 17 year old Marianne Flowers is invited to a party, she has no idea that what she experiences there will change her life. When marriage to the sophisticated Charles turns out to be far from liberating, Marianne finds her escape in literature and realises there is a whole bright world unfolding before her.

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