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Parlour Games

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Parlour Games

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 20020902

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Celia - housewife, mother, wonderful cook - lives in Bedford Park, London, where the major worries are dailies, private schooling and the misplaced zeal of neighbourhood watch vigilantes. She is celebrating her 40th birthday. The armpit of the English bourgeoisie never felt snugger.

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Janice Gentle Gets Sexy

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Janice Gentle Gets Sexy

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 3 April 2008

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Janice Gentle, under pressure from her 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 New York publisher, asks for Janice's help with an extremely marketable idea, it's an opportunity for Janice to try something entirely new.

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Three Men on a Plane

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Three Men on a Plane

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 3 May 1999

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A comic novel by the author of "Aunt Margaret's Lover" and "Sleeping Beauties". Pamela is a divorced mother whose son has, at last, left home. There have been three significant men in her life, including her ex-husband, and all three have begun to think of her in romantic terms again.

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Mrs Fyttons Country Life

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Mrs Fyttons Country Life

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 5 May 2005

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Angela Fytton - wonderwife, supermother, bedroom vamp and business partner - has been unceremoniously dumped. Like many a go...

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the sex life of my aunt

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the sex life of my aunt

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 200211

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Everything about Dilys's rags to riches life is lovely....until she meets a man at a railway station. Brief Encounters...

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Sex Life of My Aunt

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The Sex Life of My Aunt

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 6 May 2003

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Lovely home, lovely husband, lovely family. Apart from the envy of her less contented sister everything in Dilys' rags-to-riches life is lovely, lovely lovely. Until the day she meets a man at a railway station who is also - lovely.

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Aunt Margaret's Lover

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Aunt Margaret's Lover

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19960205

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Aunt Margaret, surrogate mother to a teenaged niece, has sent her to Canada for a year. Now, buoyed up by an unexpected legacy that gives her a year of financial freedom, Aunt Margaret decides to kick up her heels and have some fun: she will take a lover. By the author of "Janice Gentle Gets Sexy".

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Three Men on a Plane

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Three Men on a Plane

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19990830

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A comic novel by the author of "Aunt Margaret's Lover" and "Sleeping Beauties". Pamela is a divorced mother whose son has, at last, left home. There have been three significant men in her life, including her ex-husband, and all three have begun to think of her in romantic terms again.

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Patrick Parker's Progress

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Patrick Parker's Progress

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 20050120

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In 1940, Coventry burns, but Patrick Parker, miracle baby and man of destiny is born away from his home town, safe in London. Patrick, born out of rubble, will be a great builder of bridges. He will admire Brunel, the world will adore him - and adoring women will smooth his path to greatness.

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Sex Life of My Aunt

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The Sex Life of My Aunt

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 4 March 2002

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Lovely home, lovely husband, lovely family. Apart from the envy of her less contented sister everything in Dilys's rags-to-riches life is lovely, lovely, lovely. Until the day she meets a man at a railway station who is also - lovely.

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Mrs. Fytton's Country Life

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Mrs. Fytton's Country Life

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 20010401

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Angela Fytton, wonderwife, supermother, bedroom vamp and business partner, has been dumped by her husband for a younger model. Now divorced, she decides to fight and moves to the country, thinking country folks are almost angels - and finds this very far from the truth.

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Dog Days

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Dog Days

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 18 July 1991

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Written by the author of "Parlour Games" and "Pause Between", this is a novel about life after divorce. Patricia is determined to divorce Gordon, but there is a price to pay. Despite her contempt for dogs she is forced to offer a dog to her daughter.

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Getting Back Brahms

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Getting Back Brahms

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 3 March 2005

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The Brahms Requiem was once Diana's favourite piece of music, now it is a reminder of painful memories, but she is determined to replace the old with something new, she wants to 'get back to Brahms', and does so by joining a team of people opening an Academy of Forward Fiction. From the author of PARLOUR GAMES and AUNT MARGARET'S LOVER.

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Yesterday's Houses

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Yesterday's Houses

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 2 February 2006

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When Marianne Flowers is invited to a party, she has no idea that it is here that she will set eyes on the love of her life. She also meets Charles and experiences her first romance. Her dreams of escape to a home of her own seem to be realised... This is a poignant and funny account of a woman on a journey to freedom and independence.

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Parlour Games

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Parlour Games

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 5 May 2005

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A novel first published in 1989, in which the heroine's fortieth birthday marks a turning point in her life, and she surprises her husband by dropping in on a business conference, she sparks a chain of events that prove life for her has just begun. By the author of PAUSE BETWEEN ACTS and DOG DAYS.

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Mrs. Fytton's Country Life

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Mrs. Fytton's Country Life

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19 June 2000

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Angela Fytton - wonderwife, supermother, bedroom vamp and business partner - has been dumped, swapped by her husband for a younger model. Now, divorced, she decides to fight. She moves to the country, thinking country folks are almost angels - and finds that this is very far from the truth.

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Dog Days

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Dog Days

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 5 May 2005

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The joy of her liberation from 11 years of marriage is somewhat compromised, Patricia feels, by the lacklustre dog who noses damply into her life as father-substitute for 10-year-old Rachel. In spite of all this, Patricia is more than ready for a fulfilled life as a single parent.

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Yesterday's Houses

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Yesterday's Houses

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 4 January 2007

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When sixteen-year-old Marianne is invited to a party in a genteel house she has no idea that the house will change her life - not to mention the boy who introduces her to red wine and an apparently liberated future. This work tells a tale of one woman's journey to independence via seven houses, three men and many disappointments.

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Pause Between Acts

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Pause Between Acts

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19980700

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Joan's answer to life after divorce is simple: happy seclusion. She rejects the outside world and embarks on a contented existence of isolated self-indulgence. But when her nice neighbours introduce her to the roguishly desirable actor Finbar Flynn, the walls of the citadel begin to crack.

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Patrick Parker's Progress

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Patrick Parker's Progress

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 3 March 2005

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In 1940, Coventry burns, but Patrick Parker, miracle baby and man of destiny is born away from his home town, safe in London. Patrick, born out of rubble, will be a great builder of bridges. He will admire Brunel, the world will adore him - and adoring women will smooth his path to greatness.

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Getting Back Brahms

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Getting Back Brahms

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19970800

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The Brahms Requiem was once Dianas favorite piece of music. Now it is a reminder of painful memories, but she is determined to replace the old with something new, she wants to get back to Brahms. From the author of PARLOUR GAMES and AUNT MARGARETS LOVER.

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Amenable Women

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Amenable Women

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 2 April 2009

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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.

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Aunt Margaret's Lover

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Aunt Margaret's Lover

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 20000522

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Margaret's niece is off to Canada for a year, and she will take a lover in her absence. But he must be special, with all the qualities that could turn attraction into love unexpectedly.

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Janice Gentle Gets Sexy

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Janice Gentle Gets Sexy

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 1 February 2000

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Plump, virginal Janice reluctantly writes romances in the hope of earning enough money to find the man she loved and lost 20 years ago, but her agent is hiding her healthy financial position. So when a new publisher wants Janice's help with a very marketable product, it is time for her to get sexy.

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Getting Back Brahms

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Getting Back Brahms

Author: Mavis Cheek
Publication Date: 19980608

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A novel by the author of "Aunt Margaret's Lover". Diana, single again after a long relationship, is fighting back. As one of a team which leases part of a stately home to open an Academy of Forward Fiction, she seeks to replace past memories by selecting the young second gardener for an affair.

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