Mrs Laetitia Rodd, the impoverished widow of an Archdeacon, living modestly in Hampstead, is also a private detective of the utmost discretion. In winter 1850, Sir James Calderstone, a wealthy industrialist, asks Mrs Rodd to investigate the background of an 'unsuitable' woman his son intends to marry – a match he is determined to prevent. In the guise of governess, she soon discovers that the Calderstones have more to hide than most...
|Publisher||Oakhill Audio; 2016|
When Flora Fox’s parents have to spend time in Italy , they send a bitterly complaining Flora off to boarding school. She falls asleep on the train taking her there and wakes up in 1935 as a pupil at St Winifred’s, where she has to speak French at breakfast and sleep in a freezing dormitory. How will she ever get back to her old life?
FIVE CHILDREN ON THE WESTERN FRONT
The five children have grown up and World War I has begun in earnest. Cyril is off to fight, Anthea is at art college, Robert is a Cambridge scholar and Jane is at high school. The Lamb is the grown up age of 11, and he has a little sister, Edith, in tow. The war's impact will be felt right at the heart of their family.