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The house of secrets

Author: Jean Davidson
Publisher: Bath : Chivers, 2010.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When orphan Laura Crestwood overhears her relatives planning to marry her off to a much older man she secretly takes the job of secretary as far from London as she can, in rural Devon. Brendan Colefax is young and attractive and Laura enjoys her work helping him with his scientific experiments, although he will not reveal their purpose. The nearby village of Manleigh relies on farming, but when animals fall sick  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Romance fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Davidson
ISBN: 9781408492758 140849275X 9781408492765 1408492768
OCLC Number: 663444686
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Jean Davidson.

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"When orphan Laura Crestwood overhears her relatives planning to marry her off to a much older man she secretly takes the job of secretary as far from London as she can, in rural Devon. Brendan Colefax is young and attractive and Laura enjoys her work helping him with his scientific experiments, although he will not reveal their purpose. The nearby village of Manleigh relies on farming, but when animals fall sick Brendan is blamed, and his laboratory set on fire, although the work carries on, with Laura growing increasingly fond of him. Then Laura is knocked from her bicycle and kidnapped ... but who is to blame, and why?"--Publisher description.

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