Whispers In The Village

by Rebecca Shaw

Part of the Turnham Malpas Series

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The eleventh instalment from the village of Turnham Malpas sees the residents facing life without their rector …Rebecca’s novels contain more drama than the average soap – for gossip, scandal and secrets there’s nothing better than curling up with a Rebecca Shaw.

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Whispers In The Village Synopsis

When the rector, Peter, takes his family to Africa for a year so that he can work in a Mission, the villagers are bereft. They don't immediately take to the locum, Anna, who has rather modern ideas - but she does fill the church with parishioners determined to keep an eye on her. Then she brings a down-and-out petty thief into their midst causing conflict within the community.

Peter keeps in touch regularly by email, and the Women's Institute comes up with the idea of raising funds for his Mission. There's an upmarket pyjama party, midnight skinny dipping and an afternoon's horse racing, with more money than they dreamed of riding on a horse called Major Malpas. Then a message arrives from Peter with the most devastating news - and the villagers are more determined than ever to raise a substantial sum for Peter's Mission.

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ISBN: 9780752864983
Publication date: 21/09/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780752860152
Publication date: 03/03/2005
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752864983
Publication date: 21st September 2005
Author: Rebecca Shaw
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 320 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Sagas and Romance,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Rebecca Shaw

Rebecca Shaw was a former school teacher and the bestselling author of many novels. She lived with her husband in a beautiful Dorset village where she found plenty of inspiration for her stories about rural life. Rebecca sadly passed away in 2015.

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