Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, everyone thinks she is crazy. Helped by Rigger (a bad boy turned good who is handy around the house) and Orla, her niece (a whiz at business), Chicky is finally ready to welcome the first guests to Stone House’s big warm kitchen, log fires, and understated elegant bedrooms. John, the American movie star, thinks he has arrived incognito; Winnie and Lillian are forced into taking a holiday together; Nicola and Henry, husband and wife, have been shaken by seeing too much death practicing medicine; Anders hates his father’s business, but has a real talent for music; Miss Nell Howe, a retired schoolteacher, criticizes everything and leaves a day early, much to everyone’s relief; the Walls are disappointed to have won this second-prize holiday in a contest where first prize was Paris; and Freda, the librarian, is afraid of her own psychic visions.
Sharing a week with this unlikely cast of characters is pure joy, full of Maeve’s trademark warmth and humor. Once again, she embraces us with her grand storytelling.
This ebook edition includes photos from the landscape of A WEEK IN WINTER and a Reading Group Guide.
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A Week in Winter is unfortunately the last of her books, as she died in 2012. It’s a shame, really, because we could all use more cozy and comfortable now and then.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter | See more reviews from All About Romance
Maeve Binchy again has created a sense of place, with each character having his or her own unique part of the overall story and a feeling of coming home to Ireland.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
The late Binchy’s last hurrah does not disappoint.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter, Maeve Binchy's last novel, radiates the warmth and charm that fans of the late Irish author will recognize and relish.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
The utterly charmed writing life of Irish author Maeve Binchy has one last spell in its grimoire, sad and happy by equal measures.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
Maeve Binchy’s final novel, A Week in Winter, was the perfect book for St. Patrick’s Day weekend.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
A Week in Winter is an entertaining tale populated by likeable characters – a worthy addition to the collection of beautiful stories that make up Maeve’s literary legacy.Read Full Review of A Week in Winter
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