Items: 0
Total: £0.00

Bay Tree Cottage

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

Once a row of abandoned houses, Saffron Lane is bursting with new life thanks to the efforts of owners Nell and Angus. Their plan to develop an artists' colony is fast becoming a reality, as is their idea to transform the secret wartime messaging room in one of the houses into a museum. Ginger finds a place to call her own in the fledgling community, taking refuge from her bully of a son. When she meets Iain, sparks fly between them - the first time she's been attracted to anyone for years. But will her son succeed in spoiling it? Meanwhile, Emil is in charge of readying the messaging room for the public and, despite an interfering councilwoman, is determined to face his challenges head on. Will the newcomers manage to find happiness?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444843491

Published:

01-01-2020

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Change Of Season

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

Rosalind and her husband Paul move from Australia to England due to his job with a multinational company. But Paul is called away to deal with a crisis in Hong Kong, and Rosalind is left to settle in a new country on her own. One by one her three grown children need help, and there is only Rosalind available, because as usual Paul puts his job first. When she finds out that her husband has been unfaithful for years, it appears to be the final blow to their marriage, especially as she has met another man. Rosalind's confidence grows as she wins acclaim as an embroidery artist and comes into an inheritance. Will her loyalty keep her with her husband, or will Paul get more than he'd bargained for with the new independent Rosalind?

Media Format:

Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781787823112

Published:

01-04-2020

Price:

£19.99

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Cinnamon Gardens

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

Now that Nell's three sons are in work and becoming more independent, she's ready to build a new life for herself. She's been left a house in England by an elderly aunt, and decides to leave Australia to start a new chapter. On her arrival at Peppercorn Street, Nell encounters Angus Denning, a software engineer with an Honourable title and a stately home at the end of the road. Then there's Winifred, an elderly lady who lives alone but has made friends with young single mum Janey. It's not long before the quartet are firm friends - but life doesn't always run smoothly. Can Nell build a new life with Angus? Will Winifred surrender her home to a greedy property developer? And who is the stalker pursuing Janey and her little girl?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444831405

Published:

01-02-2017

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Marrying A Stranger

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

When Megan meets Ben Saunders, she's very attracted and he seems the same, but she didn't expect him to propose immediately. It'd be like marrying a stranger. Only, how can she refuse when they get on so well and he goes to Australia in a week? Can they make this sudden marriage work?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9780750540360

Published:

01-02-2015

Price:

£18.79

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Peppercorn Street

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

Three women find new hope in Peppercorn Street, a small village in a beautiful corner of Wiltshire. Janey is eighteen and living in a small flat with her baby daughter. Just as her new life starts to show promise, her past catches up with her. Nicole has just walked away from her husband and teenage sons, tired of being treated as a servant, and suspecting her husband of having an affair. Winifred has lived in her large family home at the top of the street for over eighty years, but it's all getting too much, though she doesn't want to leave. Things are not what they seem in any of the three women's lives; and to survive, they need good friends and courage - all freely available on Peppercorn Street.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444830699

Published:

01-12-2016

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Saffron Lane

Author:

Anna Jacobs

Synopsis:

Nell has come to feel at home in her beautiful corner of Wiltshire with her partner Angus. What she could do with, however, is a challenge - and the prospect of bringing life back to an abandoned row of houses, Saffron Lane, is just what she's looking for. Meanwhile, Stacy is trying her best to start a fresh chapter in her life. Elise, battling her nieces who would force her into residential care, longs for a home where she can get back to her painting. And Adam and his daughter Gemma are coming to terms with changes and discoveries that will set them on new paths. Could it be that in all of their cases, the solutions to their problems and the answers to their questions wait for them at Saffron Lane?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444843354

Published:

01-12-2019

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Child Wonder

Author:

Roy Jacobsen

Synopsis:

1961: Finn lives with his mother in a working-class suburb of Oslo. Life is a constant struggle to make ends meet, and eventually they must advertise for a lodger. But when Ingrid Olaussen turns up, she is not there to rent the room, but to bring tumultuous news - Finn has a six-year-old half-sister, who is now coming to live with them... Soon, both half-sister Linda and lodger Kristian are ensconced within the flat. Irritated by Linda's strangeness, and enthralled by Kristian's bad language and Bakelite television, Finn must strive to find his place within this new family arrangement.

Media Format:

Soft Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444831917

Published:

01-03-2017

Price:

£16.78

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Shylock Is My Name

Author:

Howard Jacobson

Synopsis:

With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails - carried away by the excitement of Manchester high society, and into the arms of a footballer notorious for giving a Nazi salute on the field - wealthy Jewish art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone to talk to. So when he meets Shylock at a cemetery in Cheshire's Golden Triangle, he invites him back to his house. It's the beginning of a remarkable friendship. Elsewhere in the Golden Triangle, the rich, manipulative Plurabelle is the face of her own TV series, existing in a bubble of plastic surgery and lavish parties. She shares prejudices and a barbed sense of humour with her loyal friend D'Anton, whose attempts to play Cupid involve Strulovitch's daughter - and put a pound of flesh on the line...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444829624

Published:

01-09-2016

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Bitter

Author:

Francesca Jakobi

Synopsis:

It's 1969, and while the summer of love still lingers in London, Gilda is consumed by the mistakes of her past. She walked out on her beloved son Reuben when he was just a boy, and fears he'll never forgive her. When Reuben marries a petite blonde gentile, Gilda takes it as the ultimate rejection. Her cold, distant son seems transformed by love - a love she's craved from him his entire adult life. What does his new wife have that she doesn't? And how far will she go to find out? It's an obsession that will bring shocking truths about the past to light.

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444839975

Published:

01-02-2019

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Coming Home To Island House

Author:

Erica James

Synopsis:

It's the summer of 1939, and after touring an unsettled Europe to promote her latest book, Romily Temple returns home to Island House and the love of her life, the charismatic Jack Devereux. But when Jack falls ill, his estranged family are called home and given seven days to find a way to bury their resentments. With war now declared, each member of the family is reluctantly forced to accept their new stepmother and confront their own shortcomings. But can the habits of a lifetime be changed in one week? And can Romily, a woman who thrives on adventure, cope with the life that has been so unexpectedly thrust upon her?

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444840247

Published:

01-03-2019

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

Song Of The Skylark

Author:

Erica James

Synopsis:

Lizzie has always had an unfortunate knack of attracting bad luck, but this time she's hit the jackpot. Losing her heart to her boss leads to losing her job, and with no money in the bank, she finds herself forced to move back home with her parents. When she reluctantly takes another job, she meets Mrs Dallimore, a seemingly ordinary elderly woman with an astonishing past... Now in her nineties, Mrs Dallimore is also coming to terms with her situation. Old age is finally catching up with her. Embarking upon an unexpected friendship with Lizzie, she tells the story of a young girl who left America before the outbreak of World War Two and, in crossing an ocean, found herself beginning a new life she could never have imagined...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781444840551

Published:

01-04-2019

Price:

£20.89

Quantity:
Add to Basket

The Summer Of Secrets

Author:

Sarah Jasmon

Synopsis:

The summer the Dovers move in next door, sixteen-year-old Helen's lonely world is at once a more thrilling place. She is infatuated with the bohemian family, especially the petulant and charming daughter Victoria. As the long, hot days stretch out in front of them, Helen and Victoria grow inseparable. But when a stranger appears, Helen begins to question whether the secretive Dover family are really what they seem. It's the kind of summer when anything seems possible - and then something goes terribly wrong...

Media Format:

Hard Cover

Genre:

General Fiction

ISBN:

9781785411731

Published:

01-04-2016

Price:

£18.76

Quantity:
Add to Basket