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Willett, Marcia

Overview
Works: 214 works in 904 publications in 2 languages and 28,275 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Christmas stories  Love stories 
Roles: Creator, Printer, Contributor
Classifications: PR6073.I4235, 823.914
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Publications about Marcia Willett
Publications by Marcia Willett
Most widely held works by Marcia Willett
A week in winter by Marcia Willett( Book )
24 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,949 libraries worldwide
When Maudie Todhunter, the elderly owner of a charming farmhouse in Cornwall, decides to sell the family homestead, a family drama unfolds, with old secrets bubbling to the surface
The way we were by Marcia Willett( Book )
25 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,862 libraries worldwide
On a cold winter day in 1976, unmarried and pregnant, Tiggy packs up her camper van and drives west to the Cornwall moors to live with her friend Julia. Tiggys fianč recently died, and Julia, alone with her kids while her husband is at sea, gladly accepts Tiggy as her houseguest. Life is chaotic with the two women, two dogs, and Julias three children, but for Tiggy, with no family and a growing belly, its a haven. But theres something sinister lurking under the idyllic days on the moor, and years later, Julia, having buried the memories as best she can, finds herself watching her children make mistakes that could expose family secrets about Julia, Tiggy, and her visit so long ago. How can Julia protect and guide her family but still stay true to Tiggy? The always captivating Willett (Echoes of the Dance, 2007) accurately traces the tangled threads of family relations and the complications in untying them, understanding that sometimes its wiser to tie them tighter
The children's hour by Marcia Willett( Book )
30 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 1,798 libraries worldwide
Living in the beautiful home where they grew up, sisters Nest and Mina remember their own secrets and hidden passions when their favorite niece suffers a personal crisis
The birdcage by Marcia Willett( Book )
24 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,770 libraries worldwide
In a tale set in a manor house that spans decades in the lives of two people, a young woman struggles with her yearnings for a father, while a man must choose between being true to himself and sacrificing those he has promised to protect
The prodigal wife by Marcia Willett( Book )
22 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,711 libraries worldwide
Having achieved success as a television presenter of gardening programs, Jolyon is visited by the recently widowed mother who abandoned him, Maria, but he finds it difficult to trust her and forgive the hurt she inflicted
Echoes of the dance by Marcia Willett( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,395 libraries worldwide
Aiding a divorced father with his teenage son and manipulative ex-wife, Kate Webster finds the ex-wife exceeding her worst experiences before discovering some unsettling truths about the father and son
A summer in the country by Marcia Willett( Book )
17 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,307 libraries worldwide
Abandoned by her mother as a child, Brigid Foster struggles with conflicted feelings when her mother reenters her life, while her summer lodger, Louise, also gives way to a painful past, with unexpected repercussions
Christmas in Cornwall by Marcia Willett( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,177 libraries worldwide
The tender story of a boy, his father, his grandmother, and the bond they form over Christmas. Beloved novelist Willett's gentle and compassionate holiday tale will touch the hearts of parents and grandparents everywhere
The summer house by Marcia Willett( Book )
20 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,135 libraries worldwide
Matt comes across photos of him as a child yet they seem unfamiliar; is it really him? He can't remember the clothes or the toys, and his sister Imogen is nowhere in the pictures. Since her childhood Imogen has loved the Summer House, a charming folly in the grounds of an ancient house on Exmoor and now she and her veterinary husband have the chance of buying. But her marriage is threatened when her husband refuses to live so far from his practice. Meanwhile, Matt begins to discovers the strange and tragic secret which has affected his whole life
First friends by Marcia Willett( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,107 libraries worldwide
"Cass and Kate meet at school--and are firm friends for the rest of their lives. Both marry naval officers, but Cass's infidelity has far-reaching consequences for her children--and Kate's. Many of the characters in First Friends reappear in later Marcia Willett novels, and we meet their children as well. As always, Marcia Willett's wise understanding of love, loss, marriage, and parenthood is conveyed with honesty, generosity, and compassion"--Publisher website (Sept. 2006)
A friend of the family by Marcia Willett( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
Kate Webster and Cass Wivenhoe grew up together and remained lifelong friends. A Friend of the Family tells the tale of their friend, Felicity, married woman who has been dallying with George, another mutual acquaintance. When Felicity is widowed, everyone expects George to pop the question. He does, but to the astonishment of Kate and Cass, his intended bride is not Felicity
Second time around by Marcia Willett( Book )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 882 libraries worldwide
Three estranged cousins all inherit an English seaside estate and decide to move in together, and while they begin to get to know one another, and deal with their own personal battles, they each rediscover the importance of family support in their lives
The courtyard by Marcia Willett( Book )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 690 libraries worldwide
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
Memories of the storm by Marcia Willett( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 673 libraries worldwide
On the edge of Exmoor stands Bridge House, where Clio is staying with her godmother, Hester, reliving happy memories. A visitor named Jonah chances upon the house where his mother stayed as a child. Clio and Jonah's histories are inextricably linked and only Hester knows the truth. Should she tell them? What would be gained by raking over the past? But she realizes they must know the truth before it is too late
The golden cup by Marcia Willett( Book )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
The Trevannion family foundation is shaken by the appearance of an American bearing an old photograph of a double wedding and looking for a long-lost relation
The Christmas Angel by Marcia Willett( Book )
13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 libraries worldwide
As Christmas approaches, everything seems to be falling into place for Dossie. Her son Clem and his 5-year-old son have moved to Cornwall to be closer to her. She runs her own catering business. All she needs now is some romance
The dipper by Marcia Willett( Book )
10 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 libraries worldwide
Quentin and Clemmie Halliwell treasure the memories of a happy life spent together at The Grange. As friends and neighbours in the village struggle to come to terms with their own actions and those of their loved ones, they reach out to each other for those lessons in how to love, how to forgive, and how to trust again
Starting over by Marcia Willett( Book )
9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A novel in which a variety of characters come to terms with modern family life. Annie takes in her husband's god-daughter when she is abandoned by her husband. Frances and Stephen worry about their son Hugh and a chance encounter with Max leads to every one of them being touched by his warmth and enthusiasm
Forgotten laughter by Marcia Willett( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
During a summer three women spend together in Dartmoor, new relationships are formed, old wounds are healed, and past love is rekindled
Winning through by Marcia Willett( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Marsh, Willa

Marsh, Willa.
Willa, Marsh, 1945-
Willett, Marcia
Languages
English (310)
German (1)
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