Miss Benson’s Beetle opening lines: When Margery was ten, she fell in love with a beetle. It was a bright summer’s day and all the windows of the rectory were open.
Marjory Benson is on the adventure of a lifetime. She is looking for the golden beetle, in one of the remotest places on earth. Her assistant Enid Pretty is not all she seems. But together they will teach each other life lessons. And learn about friendship. But most importantly, they will learn to live.
Miss Benson’s Beetle
Margery Benson’s life ended the day her father walked out of his study and never came back. Forty years later, abandoning a dull job, she advertises for an assistant. The successful candidate is to accompany Margery on an expedition to the other side of the world to search for a beetle that may or may not exist. Enid Pretty is not who she had in mind. But together they will find themselves drawn into an adventure that exceeds all Margery’s expectations, eventually finding new life at the top of a red mountain.
About the book:
What a fantastic feel good book. With just enough excitement and intrigue to keep you turning the pages. And a great insight into the life of the Colonial women and post War life.