Rowena Akinyemi "Remember Miranda"

Rowena Akinyemi "Remember Miranda"

Rowena Akinyemi "Remember Miranda"

 

Rowena Akinyemi

It is Cathy Wilson’s first job. She is going to live with the Harvey family, and look after the two young children and the house. Cathy’s parents are dead, and she has no brothers or sisters. She wants to be happy in her new home, but she is sometimes lonely. Duncan, the children’s father, is often away in London. Cathy likes the children and she likes old Mrs Harvey, Duncan’s mother, but she has no friends. Of course, there is Nick, the farmer who lives across the fields. He has very blue eyes, and a warm, friendly smile. But it is not easy to be friendly with Nick, because Duncan hates him, and old Mrs Harvey gets angry when Cathy goes to dinner with Nick. But why does Duncan hate Nick? Why does Nick tell Cathy to be careful at Beach House? And why does nobody want to talk about Miranda, the children’s mother, who died two years ago? There are a lot of secrets in the Harvey family, and Cathy begins to ask questions. Soon she begins to find the answers. And she learns why everybody remembers Miranda ...

 

Text Analysis: Unique words: about 400 Total words: 5,110
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