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Mr Romance

350 pages3 hours


A bawdy boarding house comedy.

Skipper shares his parents’ boarding house with their lodgers, lovely Janet the bijou beauty and Senior Franklin, the volcanic literary genius. Life is sweet until one night the lugubrious Mr Marvel seeks to shelter with them.

Who is the mysterious fugitive and what dark secret haunts him? Skipper sets out to solve the riddle. But then the astonishing Dorothy Clark arrives and his life is thrown into turmoil. Skipper falls hopelessly in love and plans a grand seduction. He will stop at nothing.

But Dorothy is saving herself for Jesus.

Praise for Mr Romance

‘Mad, unpredictable, strangely British.’ Daily Express

‘When it comes to pulling one into a world of his own making, Gibson has few equals.’ Time Out

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