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Willett, Marcia

Works: 122 works in 1,082 publications in 13 languages and 28,485 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Love stories 
Roles: Author, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PR6073.I4235, 823.914
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Publications about Marcia Willett
Publications by Marcia Willett
Most widely held works about Marcia Willett
Most widely held works by Marcia Willett
The way we were by Marcia Willett( Book )
42 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,136 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
A week in winter by Marcia Willett( Book )
68 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,070 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 prodigal wife by Marcia Willett( Book )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,003 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
The birdcage by Marcia Willett( Book )
48 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,802 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 sea garden : a novel by Marcia Willett( Book )
28 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,774 libraries worldwide
"Marcia Willett delivers another powerful and touching tale of the importance of friendship and family in The Sea Garden. Jess Penhaligon is on her way to Devon to receive an award for her botanical painting. Hosting her will be Kate, who gladly welcomes her into her home. Jess's own family fell apart several years ago, so she is grateful for Kate's friendliness --and her close unit of extended family and friends, who embrace Jess just as warmly. As this group begins reminiscing on their pasts and sharing their stories with Jess, it becomes apparent that her family history may be linked with theirs. Long-buried secrets from past generations begin to be uncovered --but at what cost have they been kept hidden?"--
Postcards from the past by Marcia Willett( Book )
30 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,503 libraries worldwide
"Beloved novelist Marcia Willett continues to captivate readers with her inspiring novels about family, friendship, and love. In Postcards from the Past Siblings Billa and Ed share their beautiful, grand old childhood home in rural Cornwall. With family and friends nearby, and their living arrangements free and easy, they seem as contented as they can be. But when postcards start arriving from a sinister figure they thought belonged well and truly in their pasts, old memories are stirred. Why is he contacting them now? And what has he been hiding all these years?"--
The summer house by Marcia Willett( Book )
36 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,498 libraries worldwide
Matt comes across photos of him as a child yet they seem unfamiliar and 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 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
Echoes of the dance by Marcia Willett( Book )
26 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,353 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 )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 1,261 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 )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,241 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
A friend of the family by Marcia Willett( Book )
21 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,173 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, a 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
Memories of the storm by Marcia Willett( Book )
27 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 908 libraries worldwide
It has been a house of secrets for over sixty years - Bridge House on the edge of Exmoor, beautiful and remote, a wild place where the sound of the rushing stream is ever present. Clio is staying there with her godmother Hester, reliving happy childhood memories. Jonah, visiting the area, chances upon the house where his mother stayed as a child in the fevered atmosphere of the Second World War, a time when passions ran high. They don't know it, but their histories are inextricably linked. Hester knows the truth and as the young couple become closer she realises that they must also know the truth before it is too late
Second time around by Marcia Willett( Book )
33 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 887 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 )
16 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
Henry Morley can only wonder at the good fortune that has given him his wife and his family home. When he converts the stables into a block of cottages, he is delighted to welcome a group of charming occupants. But as recession begins to bite, it is only a matter of time before disaster strikes
The golden cup by Marcia Willett( Book )
28 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 612 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 )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 600 libraries worldwide
'We're all pilgrims', he said thoughtfully. 'One way or another, aren't we? Always searching for something'. As Christmas approaches, everything seems to be falling into place for Dossie. Her son Clem and his adorable five-year-old son Jakey have moved to Cornwall to be closer to her. She runs her own successful catering business. All she needs now is for the run of bad luck in her romantic life to end. Forming a slightly unconventional family setup with Dossie are the jovial nuns of the local convent and the wonderfully eccentric Janna - a warm-hearted, generous woman who looks after little Jakey when she's not helping at the nunnery. With humour, kindness and a deep need of somewhere to belong, they form a tight bond. But the sisters' life as they know it is at risk when an avaricious property developer starts prowling around their Grade I listed building. Will this close-knit unit who so depend on each other still be together next Christmas? And what will they have learnt about the true meaning of family?
Looking forward by Marcia Willett( Book )
31 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 415 libraries worldwide
I sommeren 1957 forøges husstanden på The Keep i Sydengland med familieoverhovedet Fredericas tre børnebørn, som brutalt og traumatisk har mistet forældre og storebror i Kenya. Romanen skildrer familiens liv de følgende tretten år
The dipper by Marcia Willett( Book )
18 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and German and held by 396 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.--
Winning through by Marcia Willett( Book )
27 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 395 libraries worldwide
I foråret 1998 indtager Fliss rollen som overhoved på The Keep, og den ældste af de tre fortvivlede børn fra romanseriens 1. del er herefter parat til at sikre familien et fortsat trygt tilflugtssted i medgang og modgang
Holding on by Marcia Willett( Book )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Over the years, the magnificent Keep in Devon has provided a bolt hole for the Chadwick family. Now the five young cousins who grew up there have left home and their grandmother Freddie wonders anxiously whether she will live to see the arrival of the next generation. No matter what happens to them, she knows that The Keep must remain within the family, ready and waiting for their return
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controlled identity Marsh, Willa

Marsh, Willa.
Marsh, Willa, 1945-....
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Willett, Marcia
English (304)
German (116)
Danish (97)
Dutch (37)
Spanish (5)
French (4)
Italian (4)
Polish (4)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (3)
Czech (3)
Finnish (2)
Swedish (2)
Turkish (2)
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