The Mixture as before

The Mixture as before None

  • Title: The Mixture as before
  • Author: Rosie Harris
  • ISBN: 9781847516329
  • Page: 376
  • Format: Paperback
  • None

    • The Mixture as before by Rosie Harris
      376 Rosie Harris
    • thumbnail Title: The Mixture as before by Rosie Harris
      Posted by:Rosie Harris
      Published :2019-06-10T20:55:47+00:00

    2 thoughts on “The Mixture as before

    1. Rosie Harris was born in Cardiff and for several years worked in the City Hall Her husband, Ken, was from Wallasey and after they married they lived on Merseyside for many years.She has been writing since the 1950 s In the 1960 s she ran her own agency, Regional Feature Service, writing articles for most of the provincial newspapers.During the 70 s she became Editorial Controller for a non fiction house.In the 1980 s, after publishing a number of non fiction titles she turned to fiction and during the 1980 90 s had a number of short stories published as well as five books by Sphere under the name Marion Harris.Since 2002 she has had some 20 books published by Heinemann Arrow She sets her books in the 20 s because she has a great admiration for the women who were wives and mothers in those days They had none of the current time saving equipment no washing machines or vacuum cleaners, no instant electric fires or cookers, and certainly no Internet Their days were long and arduous and often they had to manage on very little money.In 2005 she was one of the judges when Arrow and Asda collaborated in a major national competition to find the next big saga writer.Her most recent titles are Love Changes Everything and The Quality of Love The next, Whispers of Love, will be published in March 2010.

    2. 3.0 out of 5 stars A spirited, modern-day saga; charming and emotionally engaging, 31 July 2015Newly-widowed Margaret Wright wants to change her life. Stifled for more than forty years whilst married to the overbearing Reginald, she feels it is time to take control and seize her independence. To the chagrin of her three grown-up children, Margaret employs famous interior designer Jason Parker to completely modernize the family home. But when their relationship develops beyond the professional, M [...]

    3. Margaret's husband, Reginald, has just died. They had been married forty years. He was always the controlling one and it seems her family is determined to control Margaret still. They are baffled by her lack of emotion and fear she will have a breakdown but actually Margaret is rejoicing in her sense of freedom and the ability to make her own choices. But can she change her life in the ways she wants or will her children make sure she remains as she's always been - quiet and deferring to a stron [...]

    4. Margaret is burying her husband of 40 years and she isn't grieving, she's relieved. He had been retired for 10 years and he had made her life unbearable. He set a routine, watched the money, and went with her everywhere including the grocery store. Now she intends to live the rest of her life as she sees fit. After redecorating her home and running into problems with the young male decorator, she starts to stand up to her three children and begins to enjoy herself. I'm thinking there are a lot o [...]

    5. When Margaret is widowed after 40 years of marriage her overwhelming emotion is relief rather than sorrow. Her husband Reginald was 20 years older than her and had made the last 10 years of her life since his retirement a misery with his overbearing and controlling ways.Margaret now feels that it's time to make a new start and employs an interior designer, Jason Parker, much to the dismay of her children and friends but will this become more than a professional relationship and is she prepared t [...]

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *