David and his family are typical -- three messy, noisy teenagers; two tidy, organised parents. It just doesn't work, does it? But when Mum inherits some money, the find a solution -- two houses next door to each other. Now they can split up, teens in number 8 and parents in number 10.
At first it seems like paradise, but then things begin to go wrong ...
Creina Mansfield was born in Bristol in 1949. She studied literature at Cambridge and became a teacher of English at secondary school level.
She lived in Dublin for a number of years and is now living in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England with her husband and two teenage sons.
Her first book, Fairchild was published in Hong Kong.
Creina's writing has been praised as 'original and compulsive' by Books Ireland and her books have been very favourably reviewed.
'original and compulsive'
'The fun becomes fast and furious, leading to an ending that is as surprising as it is inevitable. I laughed so much I got the hiccups.'
'Such an enjoyable read'