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Sandie Shaw and the Millionth Marvell Cooker: Heady times in the summer of 1965

Wendy Robertson

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Music, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Sagas

Another compelling saga from a much-loved writer which beautifully mixes a strong story with an introduction to a remarkable period in time.

An enchanting story of friendship and self-discovery, packed with warmth, drama and hope.

It's the summer of 1965; rock and roll music rules the airwaves as innocent student Cassandra reluctantly begins temporary work at the Marvell cooker factory in Grafton. But little does she know that the events which follow will change her life for ever.

So, as Marvell's prepares for the arrival of singing sensation Sandie Shaw, Cassandra learns that, for some of the workers, even bigger events are taking place off the clock. And as the sound of the sixties sings out from the Tannoy, the extraordinary stories behind the lives of the workers within unfold...

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Wendy Robertson

Wendy Robertson has written short stories, some journalism and many novels - the latest being Sandie Shaw and the Millionth Marvel Cooker and The Woman Who Drew Buildings - all now available as ebooks. She has built up a substantial following on her blog LIFE TWICE TASTED ( It averages 2,500 visitors a month - 33,000 since she started. You can also find her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter @lifetwicetasted.

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