Books by Marcia Willett and Complete Book Reviews

Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin's $24.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-312-36100-6
For her latest warmhearted take on love, change and relationships, Willett brings back Kate Webster (First Friends ; A Friend of the Family ), now a newly widowed grandmother living in Cornwall not far from Roly Carradine, a retired London...
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Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin's/Dunne $13.95 (360p) ISBN 978-0-312-30668-7
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 ), first published 10 years ago in the U.K. It's 1988 in Bristol,...
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Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin's/Dunne $13.95 (289p) ISBN 978-0-312-30666-3
Mathilda Rainbird wills her English seaside estate to distant relatives shortly before her death, and the three beneficiaries' decision to move in together kick-starts Willett's whimsical tale of independence and familial support. Tessa...
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Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin's Griffin $12.95 (402p) ISBN 978-0-312-30662-5
There's a solid story to be found in this novel, the first of Willett's 11-year career (in its first American publication), but there's also a lot of clutter. The book follows best friends Kate Webster and Cassandra Wivenhoe from 1964 to
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Marcia Willett, Author Thomas Dunne Books $25.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-312-60530-8
In this gentle, charming novel of indiscretion, grudges, love and mortality, two middle-aged couples reunite late in life following long separation and marriages to others. As the children of these first marriages fall in love, they draw everyone...
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Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin’s/Dunne $25.95 (300p) ISBN 978-0-312-38288-9
Willett (Echoes of the Dance ) gives us a domestic novel of quiet yearning, haunting memories and onerous guilt, oscillating between the present of 2004 and the late 1970s, when bighearted mom Julia welcomed her pregnant, widowed best friend Tiggy...
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Marcia Willett, Author . St. Martin's/Dunne $24.95 (352p) ISBN 978-0-312-28785-6
When a publisher declares that it is attempting to replicate the success of Rosamunde Pilcher, it becomes fair game, requiring readers to assess the accuracy of such a claim. The Shell Seekers was Pilcher's blockbuster American debut, following...
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Marcia Willett, Author Thomas Dunne Books $15.99 (341p) ISBN 978-0-312-30664-9
In this sequel to First Friends, British author Willet revisits the lives of Cassandra Wivenhoe and Kate Webster, one-time boarding school buddies who later become military wives. But the best part of the novel involves these characters only...
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Marcia Willett. St. Martin’s, $27.99 (256p) ISBN 978-1-250-76026-5
Willett (Starry, Starry Night) highlights how a new relationship can provide solace through grief in this enjoyable contemporary. When El’s father, Martin, dies, El inherits the Pig Pen, his country home near Tavistock, England. Though El’s mother,...
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