The Helpline

The Helpline

Book - 2018
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Germaine Johnson may not be all that good with people but she's great with numbers. Unfortunately, as she discovers after the incident at Wallace Insurance, there are very few openings these days for senior mathematicians. Then her cousin gets her a job at the council. On the Senior Citizens Helpline. It's not the resume entry Germaine wanted but it turns out Mayor Verity Bainbridge has something more interesting in mind for her. A secret project involving the troublemakers at the senior citizens centre and their feud with the golf club next door. Which is run by the strangely attractive Don Thomas. Don and the mayor want the seniors closed down. Germaine wants what Don and the mayor want. But when she's forced to get to know the 'troublemakers' things get more complicated.
Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria :, Text Publishing,, 2018.
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 385 pages ;,24 cm.


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Big-hearted Germaine loves numbers, order and adhering to strict rules and regulations. When she loses her job at an insurance firm, Germaine grabs the first job possible, which is manning the senior citizens' helpline for the council. This job quickly becomes complicated as the mayor and owner o... Read More »

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JCLJenV Sep 16, 2020

A fun, light-hearted read with unique characters. The main character reminds me of Eleanor Oliphant with her clueless behavior in regards to social interactions.

Sep 24, 2019

Great fun - I read it almost in one sitting - an enjoyable adventure with a main character who is (refreshingly) atypical.

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