Treachery in Type

Treachery in Type 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 begi

  • Title: Treachery in Type
  • Author: Josephine Bell
  • ISBN: 9780802730398
  • Page: 460
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 selAnita 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 sells it to a publisher as her own work.Judy reaps fame and fortune form her plagiarized work, but things soon turn sour when her boyfriend and co conspirator is found naked and very dead in the Thames and when her fraud is declared publicly But things get even worse when her own life is threatened Who is behind these crimes Are they acts of revenge or merely red herring to cover up a depper crime

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    1. I pulled this book from a shelf of free books and had no expectations. Turned out I made a great choice. This tale about intrigue surrounding the publication of a book was very enjoyable. Nicely plotted with interesting characters.

    2. 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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