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Paper Dreams by Phyllis J. Burton


Paper Dreams by Phyllis J. Burton

Take a recipe for disaster... Start with an illicit love affair in 1952, add a painful parting and three deaths in 1953. Leave to settle until 2009. Then add a crumbling mansion (Epton Hall), which harbours a scandalous secret... Gradually combine young librarian Katie Nicholson - an incurable romantic trying to get over a failed love affair. Sprinkle a few daydreams, hundreds of books and stir until well mixed. Carefully blend in a friendly housekeeper, some memorabilia and many books, with Katie's weekend away, new boyfriend and a prophetic dream. Add the secret arrival of sinister nephew Harold Hapsworth-Cole, the only known heir to the estate, and throw in the evidence discovered by Katie in the attic, that another heir exists in Canada. Combine fear, violence, and theft of that evidence with Katie's imprisonment in the attic, Harold's growing mental instability and stir...malevolently. The resultant mixture should be an explosion of love, financial expectations, inheritance, terror, greed and attempted murder. Then... ENJOY. Paper Dreams is an unusual read, which plays with the reader's emotions. It covers family sorrow, obsessions, inheritance, greed, dreams, nightmares, and attempted murder. But above all, it is a story of people's lives, their loves and how they eventually overcome adversity.

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Publication date

1st December 2011


Phyllis J. Burton

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Matador an imprint of Troubador Publishing


352 pages





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