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Treachery in Type

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Anita Armstrong, once a bestselling author, is now the widowed Mrs. Grosshouse, living in impecunious obscurity in the quiet Devon countryside. Mrs. Grosshouse takes up her pen after forty years and begins a historical romance that will, she hopes, restore her reputations and bank account. But her plans are ruined when her young secretary Judy copies the manuscript and ...more
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Published November 1st 1983 by Walker & Company (first published 1978)
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Cindy
Dec 17, 2009 Cindy rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: mystery and suspense fans
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Anita Armstrong was a hot selling author who disappeared after her marriage. Now she's resurfaced with a new book and a new name. Much to her publisher's surprise, the new book is just what they are looking for. But Anita finds the typing a bit much, so she hires someone to do that for her while she concentrates on the writing.

Imagine her surprise - and her anger - when her new book turns up under another title and wins a prize for its "author" - her typist!

This starts off a bit slow, but leads
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Jospehine Bell (the pseudonym of Doris Bell Collier Ball) was born into a medical family, the daughter of a surgeon, in Manchester in 1897.

She attended Godolphin School from 1910 to 1916 and then she trained at Newnham College, Cambridge until 1919. On completing her studies she was assigned to University College Hospital in London where she became M.R.C.S. and L.R.C.P. in 1922 and M.B. B.S. in 19
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