The Courtyard by Marcia Willett

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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.


About Marcia Willett

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Born in Somerset, in the west country of England, Marcia Willett was the youngest of five girls. This is the third of several early novels that will be 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.
Published October 2, 2007 by Thomas Dunne Books. 452 pages
Genres: Romance, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Denizens of a country estate risk suffocation under a blanket of sheer niceness.

May 20 2010 | Read Full Review of The Courtyard

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A chance tea shop meeting between an elderly pensioner and a beautiful young mother blossoms into friendship in this treat from British novelist Willett (Echoes of the Dance

Aug 27 2007 | Read Full Review of The Courtyard

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