Once Bridgewater House was the home of Lord Pearmain - now the Lord lives in one of the apartments, like the newly-divorced mother-of-three, the screen goddess of the forties and the American PhD student. Over an eventful year, their children, a burglar, a friendly dog, a capable cleaner and at least one ghost will transform the residents' lives.
Once Bridgewater House was the stately home of Lord Pearmain - now the Lord lives in one of the apartments, like the newly-divorced mother-of-three, the legendary screen goddess of the forties and the American PhD student. Over an eventful summer their children, a burglar, a friendly dog, a very capable cleaner and at least one ghost will transform all the residents' lives.
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About Sophie King
Sophie King is a pseudonym for journalist Jane Bidder, who writes for Woman magazine and contributes regularly to national newspapers and other women's magazines. She was runner-up in the Harry Bowling Award in 2002 and she also recently won the Elizabeth Goudge short story award. Her short stories appear often in national magazines, and under her own name she has written non-fiction books.
Second Time Lucky by Sophie King
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