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But Can You Drink The Water? by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

But Can You Drink The Water?

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Follow the hilarious lives of the naïve Turner family as they emigrate from Liverpool to sunny South Africa. Laugh out loud as they encounter ‘crocodiles' on the wall, strange African customs and unintelligible Afrikaans accents. Cringe with them as their visiting in-laws embarrass them in front of their new SA friends.

If you enjoyed Educating Rita and Shirley Valentine you will recognise Mavis Turner.

Set in the 1970s, But...

I Made These Up (short stories for the fireside) by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

I Made These Up
(short stories for the fireside)

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

A diverse variety of short stories including humour, historical, murder, ghost, sentimental, adventure, and even a bit naughty - there is sure to be something to entertain you. There are even two BONUS read-aloud stories for children.

These stories have been published previously in magazines or newspapers. Some are adapted from chapters in But Can You Drink The Water? and some also appear in Something to Read on the Plane.

Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the missing canary eggs by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the missing canary eggs

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

A funny, animal detective story for 7-12 year-olds (set in SA)

When Mrs Canary's eggs mysteriously disappear, a frantic Mr Canary dashes straight off to the Pigeon Valley Police for help. Unfortunately, Sergeant Loerie and Constable Mole's hasty attempts to make an arrest lead them to the wrong suspects. Leon Chameleon PI, who has quietly kept an eye on developments, decides it is time to step in and offer his services -

Mystery at Ocean Drive  by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Mystery at Ocean Drive

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

When 17 yr old Jason Hunter sets out to discover the identity of the mysterious girl at Ocean Drive he and his friends find themselves caught up in a risky intrigue.

Jason is delivering newspapers on his motorbike when a Mercedes sweeps out of a driveway in front of him. He loses control of his scrambler and almost ends up under the car's wheels. An attractive teenage girl leaps out to ask if he is hurt, but before Jason can...

Something to Read on the Plane by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Something to Read on the Plane

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

And for your in-flight entertainment – A Bit of Light Literature, Short Stories & Other Fun Stuff It's a light-hearted variety of humorous articles, short stories ranging from hypochondria to murder, plus a quiz, agony aunt column, limericks and a collection of malapropisms to keep you amused and divert you from the tedium of flying. .

“This muesli must be old. It's got weasels in it.'

The Breadwinners (A Family Saga ) by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

The Breadwinners
(A Family Saga )

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

A spurned lover marries for money and ignites a family feud of betrayal and revenge that spans three generations.

It is New Year’s Eve 1924 and the fiery and volatile Charles McGill is devastated when the woman he loves announces her engagement to the mild-mannered Lucas Connelly, his friend and co-worker. Charles drowns his sorrow in drink and seduces Hilde Richter, the spinster daughter of a wealthy businessman.

The Race by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

The Race

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Vicky is left-handed and teased for being clumsy, but a visit from her Gran changes everything.

Vicky's Granddad has died and her Gran is coming for a visit. Vicky wants to cheer her up by embroidering a cushion as a gift, but Vicky is left-handed and she struggles to learn how to sew. She decides that winning a race in the school sports might be a better idea – but can she do it, especially when Graham threatens to spoil all...

With the Headmaster's Approval by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

With the Headmaster's Approval

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Lust shouts. Love whispers. Only the heart knows the difference.

When 40-year-old former US navy officer Adam Wild takes up the position of head teacher at St Mary's Academy for Girls in England, he knows he'll have his work cut out for him. But what he doesn't realise is that his greatest challenge will be in managing the all-female staff.

Would You Rather Be in the Coffin Than Give the Eulogy - how to take the terror out of public speaking and advance your career and social network.: Uniquely geared towards the average person. by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

Would You Rather Be in the Coffin Than Give the Eulogy - how to take the terror out of public speaking and advance your career and social network.: Uniquely geared towards the average person.

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

The ability to speak in public is probably the most rewarding skill you will ever learn. It will not only improve your career prospects, but will also boost your self-confidence at social functions (you may never become the life and soul of the party, but you won't have to remain a wallflower!) Uniquely geared towards the average person who does not aspire to become a professional speaker but merely wants practical advice on speaking in public.

Bheki and the Magic Light by Janet Hurst-Nicholson

Bheki and the Magic Light

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

A bullied herd boy becomes a hero.

'The big day has arrived and Bheki's house is flooded with electric light for the first time. He remembers the time, many years before, when his father gave him a light that really did seem to be magic. The torch brought him many friends and a new status in the kraal, until its beam began to fade. Bheki's journey to bring power back to the magic light tested him to the limit but ended in...

Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the kidnapped mouse by Janet Hurst-Nicholson

Leon Chameleon PI and the case of the kidnapped mouse

by Jan Hurst-Nicholson

"When Mr Woodland Mouse mysteriously disappears, Constable Mole is quick to enlist the help of Leon Chameleon, Private Investigator, whose expertise enabled the Pigeon Valley Police to solve the case of the missing canary eggs.

After organising a search, Leon realises that there is only one creature in the valley who can spring the captured mouse from his prison. But just when he thinks Mr Woodland Mouse is safely on his way home...

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