The Courtyard

The Courtyard

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In this latest early novel from the beloved Marcia Willett, Henry Morley can only wonder at the good fortune that has given him a vivacious wife and a beloved family home called Nethercombe. When he remodels a cluster of cottages known as the Courtyard, he is delighted to welcome a group of charming tenants. But soon disaster strikes, and everyone must come together to face the crises head on. Marcia Willett's ardent fans will savor a return visit with some of her most endearing characters.

The Courtyard is a gem of a story to be savored.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 23mm | 476g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0312306687
  • 9780312306687
  • 669,607

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Praise for the Novels of Marcia Willett
"A must for women fiction readers."
---"Booklist "on "The Children's Hour"
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"Like Rosamunde Pilcher and Maeve Binchy, Willett creates such fully dimensional characters that readers feel as if they should phone or e-mail them to keep in touch."
---"Rocky Mountain News" on "A Week in Winter"
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"Thoroughly engrossing, with richly drawn characters, a mysterious locale, and a beautifully crafted plot."
---"The South Florida Sun-Sentinel" on "A Week in Winter"
"Readers will enjoy the heartwarming ending, vibrant characters, and the excellent depiction of the English countryside."
---"Booklist" (starred review) on "A Summer in the Country"
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About Mrs Marcia Willett

Born in Somerset, in the west country of England, Marcia Willett was the youngest of five girls. The Courtyard is the third of several early novels published by Thomas Dunne Books; her more recent novels include A Week in Winter, A Summer in the Country, The Children's Hour, The Birdcage, and Echoes of the Dance.
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Rating details

494 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 39% (194)
4 36% (178)
3 20% (101)
2 3% (15)
1 1% (6)
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