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A Matter of Chance

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Was she in the right place at the wrong time?Cressida had lost her parents and badly needed a new focus. So going to Holland to help an elderly Dutch doctor with a book he was writing, giving up her own nursing job for a while, seemed ideal. Her new employer had two partners. One was elderly and friendly, like himself, while the other was younger and...not quite so friendl...more
Paperback, 216 pages
Published December 1st 2007 by Harlequin Books (first published 1956)
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Mirella Grace
Like this novel... As usual, as the author is Betty Neels, the romance was very sweet. This novel was not about marriage in convenience (which happens a lot at Neels novel). But I did really appreciate the heroine of this novel, who did the first to express her feeling for the hero.

Well life was not easy, and this was happening to Cressida. Both her parents died in few days time, first was her father and 2 or 4 days later was her mom.

In order to relieve her feeling, she accepted a job in Holland...more
gile! Ini buku pertama terbit tahun '58! Tapi ceritanya emang bener-bener keren. Tokoh ceweknya, perawat yang berhenti sebentar dari profesinya, cari suasana baru untuk mengobati kesedihannya, dengan menjadi typist sekaligus editor bagi seorang dokter yang sedang menulis buku. Cressida gadis yang agak judes dan bermulut tajam. Piawai nyetir mobil hingga sering harus mengantar majikannya kesana kemari mengunjungi pasien.
Sang hero, dokter Belanda yang ganteng dan menyebalkan. Tapi seperti karakte...more
A nice read.
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Betty Neels was born on September 15, 1910 in Devon to a family with firm roots in the civil service. She said she had a blissfully happy childhood and teenage years, which stood her in good stead for the tribulations to come with the Second World War. She was sent away to boarding school, and then went on to train as a nurse, gaining her SRN and SCM, that is, State Registered Nurse and State Cert...more
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