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The Courtyard

The Courtyard

Marcia Willett

St. Martin's Griffin

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In this latest early novel from the beloved Marcia Willett, 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. Marcia Willett's ardent fans will savor a return visit with some of her most endearing characters.

The Courtyard is a gem of a story to be savored.

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Chapter 1

Augusta Merton ordered a pot of tea, refused cakes with a firm shake of the head and settled in her chair with the sensation that she was indulging in a great luxury. It was so long since she had allowed herself anything beyond absolute...

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Marcia Willett

Born in Somerset, in the west country of England, Marcia Willett was the youngest of five girls. The Courtyard is the third of several early novels published by Thomas Dunne Books; her more recent novels include A Week in Winter, A Summer in the Country, The Children's Hour, The Birdcage, and Echoes of the Dance.

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