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Re: Every school deserves a hero - especially St Mary's...
« Reply #50 on: April 20, 2015, 07:16:47 am »
With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero - especially St Mary's ...)


Attractive widower Adam Wild creates controversy when he's appointed as the Head of St Mary's Academy, an all-girls school in England. The governing board feels that his background as an officer in the US Navy makes him well suited to restore some needed discipline, but some of the all-female teaching staff don't see it this way.

The board has made it clear that romantic fraternizing with the staff is not allowed. While some see this as a challenge, others believe they know where his heart truly lies.

His mission to reform the troubled school is undermined by a power struggle with fiercely ambitious Jenna Murray who feels the position should have been hers. The students hate the upheaval, seeking to manipulate or embarrass him in ways only girls can. As he struggles to set the right tone with teachers and students, accomplish what the board has set as his goals and work out what he wants his future to be, his self-assured male presence acts as a catalyst that changes relationships and threatens to pull dark secrets and scandals into the light...
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    Re: Every school deserves a hero - especially St Mary's...
    « Reply #52 on: May 15, 2015, 08:48:49 am »
     
    Adam Wild is still recovering from the loss of his wife and two young children in a car crash when he is offered the position of head teacher at St Marys Academy for Girls in England. The governing board feels that his background as an officer in the US Navy makes him well suited to restore some needed discipline, but some of the all-female teaching staff disagree.

    Jenna feels the position should have been hers and undermines his attempts to reform the troubled school. Barbara (Babs) sees him as a romantic challenge, but Lisa believes she knows where his heart truly lies.

    His strict new rules set him on a collision course with the sullen students who seek to manipulate or embarrass him in ways only girls can.
    As he struggles to set the right tone with teachers and students, accomplish what the board has set as his goals and work out what he wants his future to be, his presence acts as a catalyst that changes relationships and threatens to pull dark secrets and scandals into the light And then Nicole, his late wifes kid sister returns from Africa and she is hiding secrets of her own

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    Adam Wild is at a crossroads. Still recovering from the loss of his wife and two young children in a car crash he is persuaded to take on the position of head teacher at his late wifes former school in England. The governing board feels that his background as an officer in the US Navy makes him well suited to restore some needed discipline to St Marys, but Adam quickly learns that some of the all-female teaching staff and students dont agree.

    He soon finds himself in a power struggle with fiercely ambitious Jenna Murray who thinks the position should have been hers, and his strict new rules set him on a collision course with the sullen students who seek to manipulate or embarrass him in ways only girls can.

    Barbara (Babs) sees him as a romantic challenge, but Lisa believes she knows where his heart truly lies.

    As he struggles to set the right tone with teachers and students, accomplish what the board has set as his goals and work out what he wants his future to be, his presence acts as a catalyst that changes relationships and threatens to pull dark secrets and scandals into the light... And then Nicole, his late wife's kid sister returns from Africa - and she is hiding a secret of her own...

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval
    « Reply #54 on: June 04, 2015, 12:09:44 pm »
    Hope you'll take the opportunity to Look Inside.

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval
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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval
    « Reply #56 on: June 26, 2015, 12:15:43 pm »
    I've taken out the flashback at the end as a reader (who enjoyed the story) said it was a 'back to front' book.  :)

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #57 on: July 03, 2015, 12:20:41 pm »
    The book is also available to borrow  :)

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #58 on: July 13, 2015, 01:52:26 am »
    Getting some nice feedback  :) - but the readers aren't on Amazon or Goodreads  :(

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero) KU
    « Reply #60 on: July 29, 2015, 12:06:35 pm »
    The book is in KU so you can borrow it for 'FREE' .

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero) KU
    « Reply #61 on: August 07, 2015, 02:45:26 am »
    Hope you'll take a peek at the 'Look Inside'  :)

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero) KU
    « Reply #62 on: August 16, 2015, 12:14:26 pm »
    Intrigue, scandal, suspense and romance peppered with humour tell how one man's influence on a school of wayward girls and their teachers changes their lives in ways none of them would imagine - and eventually his own.

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    Re: With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero) KU
    « Reply #63 on: August 25, 2015, 11:55:48 am »
    If you enjoy feel-good stories then grab this happy-ever-after read.

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #64 on: September 03, 2015, 12:00:09 pm »

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #65 on: September 13, 2015, 10:00:33 am »
    American MC, set in the north of England.

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #66 on: September 24, 2015, 06:07:37 am »
    General fiction with a touch of romance. A feel-good story.

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #67 on: October 01, 2015, 11:26:37 am »
    Check out the Look Inside for a feel-good story.

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #68 on: October 12, 2015, 10:51:57 pm »
    Don't forget that you can borrow this through KU or Prime Club  :).

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #69 on: October 22, 2015, 06:32:28 am »


    A feel-good story

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval (every school deserves a hero)
    « Reply #70 on: November 05, 2015, 11:25:06 am »
    Winner of the best Chick Lit/Womens Lit category in the 2015 eFestival of Words




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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval - winner in the 2015 eFestival of Words
    « Reply #71 on: November 12, 2015, 01:38:48 am »
    If you enjoy feel-good stories then grab a copy of

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval - winner in the 2015 eFestival of Words
    « Reply #72 on: November 22, 2015, 11:48:45 am »
    Winner of the best Chick Lit/Women's Lit category in the 2015 eFestival of Words  :)


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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval - winner in the 2015 eFestival of Words
    « Reply #73 on: December 09, 2015, 11:07:41 am »
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    WITH THE HEADMASTERS APPROVAL is a story about a widowed former US Naval Officer selected as the new headmaster of a private British school for girls. It is told through the voices of women who have their own agendas affecting their viewpoint of this man. The novel is an easy read, has an interesting plot and even for this senior citizen male reader was an enjoyable read for what I would classify as British Chic Lit. This is an excellent work that was a quarter finalist in an Amazon Breakthrough Novel Awards and was the winner of the best Chick Lit/Womens Lit category in the 2015 eFestival of Words.

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    Re: KU With the Headmaster's Approval - winner in the 2015 eFestival of Words
    « Reply #74 on: December 19, 2015, 10:57:49 am »
    A feel-good story to read over Christmas.

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