Evelyn Prentis Matron in Charge

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Matron in Charge

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"She should never have kept the business going after her husband died. Running a betting shop is no job for a woman. Especially when she's got bad legs." After a short stay at hospital herself, Evelyn Prentis wondered what was in store for her when she returned to work. From the door-slamming Miss Cromwell to Mrs. Silver's shoplifting and Mrs. May coming over all queer, being Matron in charge of the Lodge was rarely straightforward. So when her ladies became unusually united in their grumbling about newest resident, Ivy, the woman who'd kept the betting shop on the High Street, Evelyn was ready for all hell to break loose. But instead, with openness and kindness, Ivy won people over and even started bringing them together. Suddenly, being in charge of the Lodge was no trouble at all.

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Evelyn Prentis left home at eighteen to become a nurse. She later became Matron of the Lodge, a residential home for ladies of reduced circumstances. She is the author of Matron at Last, Matron in Charge, A Nurse and Mother, A Nurse in Action, and A Nurse in Time.

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"Perceptive, warm and very funny" * Sunday Telegraph * "Highly amusing and entertaining" * Derby Evening Telegraph *

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