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Trengillion’s Jubilee Jamboree By Daphne Neville
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2012. Preparations are well underway for celebrations to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, and in the City construction work is almost complete and ready for London to host the 2012 Olympic... More > Games. In Cornwall, the inhabitants of Trengillion, having decided they would also like to celebrate the Queen's sixty year reign, begin to organise festivities which, unbeknown to them, will long be remembered for all the wrong reasons. Meanwhile, for retired headmaster Ned Stanley, talk of the Diamond Jubilee stirs many memories and emotions, for it is sixty years since he first set foot on Trengillion's soil. Trengillion's Jubilee Jamboree is the 7th and final book in the Cornish Mystery Series. The series covers village life over a period of sixty years, from 1952 to 2012.< Less
The Ringing Bells Inn By Daphne Neville
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February 1952 and the country is in mourning following the death of King George V1. On a train leaving London's Paddington Station, Ned Stanley is bound for Cornwall to convalesce after an energy... More > sapping bout of glandular fever. He has accommodation booked at the Ringing Bells Inn located on the Lizard Peninsula in the small fishing village of Trengillion on Cornwall’s beautiful south coast. Ned assumes his stay at the Ringing Bells Inn will be soothingly tranquil and a complete contrast to London where he teaches history at a secondary modern school. But the old Cornish village, Ned is soon to discover, has a guilty secret and he will rapidly find himself committed to resolve an intriguing mystery regarding the sinister disappearance of Jane Hunt, a local girl who worked at the Inn but has not been seen since she vanished the previous summer.< Less
Sea, Sun, Cads and Scallywags By Daphne Neville
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Summer 1967. The Swinging Sixties are at their height and Trengillion in Cornwall is much changed since the early 1950s. Charles, the last of Trengillion’s prestigious family, has died and... More > his former home, Penwynton House, is up for sale, causing much consternation amongst villagers as to the future of the rambling neglected building. Inside Bluebell Woods, the children of the village, wrapped in a world of pop stars, music and fashion, spend much of the school holidays playing in and around their makeshift den. At The Ringing Bells Inn, Landlord Frank Newton and his wife, Dorothy, concede it is time to think of retirement. Meanwhile, visitors come and go and life goes on as normal. Or does it? The strange behaviour of some visitors raises many questions. A subsequent supposed accident causes much gossip, and the evolving summer turns out to be anything but normal. Sea, Sun, Cads and Scallywags is the third in a series of seven books located in Trengillion on Cornwall’s beautiful Lizard Peninsula.< Less
Grave Allegations By Daphne Neville
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1976; summer is fast approaching and the British Isles is on the verge of a severe drought. However, the hot, dry weather is welcome news for Cornwall's holiday trade, and Wild West enthusiast,... More > Raymond Withers, and his long suffering wife, Gloria, who run Trengillion's Inn, anticipate a lucrative season. At the end of June, a stranger appears on the scene bearing the name Penwynton, causing consternation amongst locals, for the Penwynton name died out with the death of Charles ten years earlier. Consequently, the hundred year old mystery regarding Grenville Penwynton who vanished from the family home once again becomes a topical conversation. Meanwhile, the newly arrived students socialise with Trengillion's youngsters; Molly Smith makes elderflower champagne, and Ned, the village school's headmaster, reaches the grand age of fifty. Grave Allegations is the fourth in a series of seven books located in Trengillion on Cornwall's beautiful Lizard Peninsula. The series covers a period of sixty years.< Less
The Old Vicarage By Daphne Neville
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December 1986 and Trengillion’s residents are preparing to celebrate Christmas. On New Year’s Eve, family and friends gather around a log fire at the Old Vicarage and tell ghostly tales... More > of yesteryear. In mid-January the weather turns colder; snowflakes fall and the Cornish landscape is transformed into a white world; and with the coming of the snow, people and objects vanish into thin air, thus reviving old tales of mysterious happenings during blizzards in bygone days. The Old Vicarage is the fifth in a series of seven books set in Trengillion on the south coast of Cornwall. The series covers a period of sixty years.< Less
A Celestial Affair By Daphne Neville
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1999. Twelve years have passed since Trengillion was covered in a deep blanket of snow and since then much has changed. Ned Stanley, the village school's headmaster, has retired and the inn is, yet... More > again, under new ownership. Throughout Cornwall, businesses are making final preparations for the half a million extra tourists predicted to visit the county in August for the much hyped solar eclipse. An event which, unbeknown to the residents of the peaceful fishing village, will bring in its wake far more than a large influx of holiday makers. A Celestial Affair is the sixth book in a series of seven set in Cornwall on the beautiful Lizard Peninsula. The books cover a timespan of sixty years.< Less
Polquillick By Daphne Neville
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Summer 1953. Following their wedding, Ned Stanley and his bride head for The Ringing Bells Inn in Cornwall for a month-long honeymoon. Several days later they are joined by Ned's best friend, George... More > Clarke, who has recently split up with his girlfriend. By nature, George is very much a happy-go-lucky young man, but within days of his arrival in Cornwall, strange dreams begin to disrupt his sleep. Dreams which, as the days unfold, dominate his thoughts, test his mettle, and threaten his very being. Polquillick is the second in a series of seven books located in Trengillion on Cornwall's beautiful Lizard Peninsula. The first - The Ringing Bells Inn - was released in April 2014.< Less

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