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The Sea Garden by Marcia Willett
  

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Jess wins the David Porteous Prize and is invited by his widow, Kate, to stay in her cottage in Devon. They become great friends and Jess is introduced into the community. Kate’s many friends welcome her and as they chatter and reminisce Jess realises she has family connections in Devon for her grandparents came from here before emigrating to New Zealand. It is a lovely connection in a lovely book full of West Country beauty, great characters and a nice twist, moving back and forwards in time in a satisfying, gentle read.

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The Sea Garden by Marcia Willett

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' 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?


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About the Author

Marcia Willett

Marcia Willett was born in Somerset and lives in deepest Devon with her husband . A former ballet dancer and teacher, she is the author of many bestselling novels.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th October 2013

Author

Marcia Willett

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Author's Website

www.devonwriters.co.uk/
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Publisher

Corgi Books an imprint of Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback
384 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780552164542

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