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Benita Brown - Author

Benita Brown was born and brought up in Newcastle by her English mother, the youngest of thirteen children, and her Indian father, who came to Newcastle to study medicine and fell in love with the place and the people. After meeting her husband while she was at drama school in London, Benita returned to her home town and worked as a teacher and broadcaster before becoming a full-time writer, publishing many much-loved novels. Sadly, Counting the Days is Benita's last book, as she passed away in April 2014 following a sudden illness. She will be greatly missed.

If you like Benita Brown you might also like to read books by Catherine Cookson, Beryl Matthews and Katie Flynn.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Benita Brown

Counting the Days by Benita Brown
Counting the Days
Benita Brown
After the fall of France, three young evacuees from the east end of Newcastle are sent to the safety of a country village. Billeted in a grand house with a spinster and her niece, Hazel, Irene and Carol's futures will...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
Counting the Days by Benita Brown
Counting the Days
Benita Brown
1940 and the story of three teenage girls evacuated from the East End of Newcastle to a country manor where Miss Forsyth, her niece, an ancient retainer and the gardener live. The girls love it, naturally a boy enters their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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