The Resource Tumbledown Manor, Helen Brown

Tumbledown Manor, Helen Brown

Label
Tumbledown Manor
Title
Tumbledown Manor
Statement of responsibility
Helen Brown
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A witty, entertaining novel about a woman who leaves the rat race for a quiet life restoring an old mansion. From the bestselling author of Cleo
  • Life's going down the gurgler for romance writer Lisa Trumperton. The deadline for her next novel is looming, her daughter won't eat but has a new tattoo each week, and now her Wall Street trader husband has run off with a woman at work... Lisa makes a quick escape, home to Australia, where at least her girl-magnet son seems to be making hay. Determined to grow older disgracefully, she turns her back on a trim and tidy townhouse that is close to shops, aged-care providers and her bossy older sister, instead buying a grand old house in the country that once belonged to her great-grandfather... But like its new owner, Trumperton Manor has seen better days. Crumbling, filthy and possibly haunted, the old house defies Lisa's attempts to restore it. Add flood, fire and family secrets, plus a stray cat with attitude and an overly familiar handyman, and the cracks begin to show
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Literary form
fiction
Tumbledown Manor, Helen Brown
Label
Tumbledown Manor, Helen Brown
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Note
"It's never too late for a makeover..." --Cover
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Contents
Paperback -Life's going down the gurgler for romance writer Lisa Trumperton. The deadline for her next novel is looming, her daughter won't eat but has a new tattoo each week, and now her Wall Street trader husband has run off with a woman at work. Lisa makes a quick escape, home to Australia, where at least her girl-magnet son seems to be making hay. Determined to grow older disgracefully, she turns her back on a trim and tidy townhouse that is close to shops, aged-care providers and her bossy older sister, instead buying a grand old house in the country that once belonged to her great-grandfather. But like its new owner, Trumperton Manor has seen better days. Crumbling, filthy and possibly haunted, the old house defies Lisa's attempts to restore it. Add flood, fire and family secrets, plus a stray cat with attitude and an overly familiar handyman, and the cracks begin to show...Richly observed and laugh-out-loud funny, Tumbledown Manor is for anyone who believes it's never too late for a makeover
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AAG-4691
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24 cm.
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Extent
348 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781743319284
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781743319284
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