Mayhem at the Manor

by P.A.Fenning



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/4/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 468
ISBN : 9781426919251

About the Book

A lighthearted true story which takes the reader back to 1963, recording daily life for the Brown family. A year with one of the coldest winters on record which was mostly endured without the luxury of central heating. Sir Alec Douglas-Home was Prime Minister and President John F. kennedy was assassinated.

The Mod scene is burgeoning but for teenager Amy Brown and her friends, with no money to spend on the latest fashions, it's a case of improvise and make the clothes yourself. Beatlemania is taking hold as the Beatles reach the giddy heights with their music. Beatle haircuts and Beatle jackets are a must for any self-respecting teenage Mod boy.

Read about the confrontations Amy Brown endures with her vindictive headmistress and eccentric teachers at a school situated in the middle of a heath and split beween a beautiful old Manor house, reputed to be haunted, an imposing Grange and a large new building in the grounds.

Amusing predicaments abound as Amy lurches from one disaster to the next aided and abetted by her school friends during a year when elopement and even murder are lurking around the corner.

About the Author

Having worked for many years as a supervisor in a computer department, she then ran a pet shop and garden centre before moving to rural Norfolk and setting up a breeding cattery. She has bred beautiful Persian cats for the last twenty-nine years and is now semi-retired with two lovely grandchildren.