Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

by Winifred Watson and Twycross-Martin Henrietta

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

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Miss Pettigrew, a governess looking for work, is sent by mistake to the home of Delysia LaFosse, a glamorous nightclub singer involved with three different men and is invited to stay after offering Miss LaFosse common sense advice about her love life.

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Skirting The Job: 3 Secretaries With Novel Ideas

Winifred Watson's first secretarial job was so slow that she spent much of her time reading bad novels. When her brother-in-law challenged her declaration that she could do better, Watson wrote her entire first book at work. Her third novel was the delightful Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day. The book's heroine is a governess, not a secretary, but Miss Pettigrew's unwavering allegiance to her boss-for-the-day, not to mention her willingness to both cook and make coffee, is applauded

Lynn Peril

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