The Shell Seekers

But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart, in this beloved Cornwall novel from Rosamunde Pilcher.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250032199

Category: Fiction

Page: 560

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At the end of a long and useful life, Penelope Keeling's prized possession is The Shell Seekers, painted by her father, and symbolizing her unconventional life, from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. When her grown children learn their grandfather's work is now worth a fortune, each has an idea as to what Penelope should do. But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart, in this beloved Cornwall novel from Rosamunde Pilcher.


The World of Rosamunde Pilcher

This is the landscape that readers of the Shell Seekers, The Empty House, and Coming Home know and love. Then there is the world of September and Wild Mountain Thyme--Rosamunde Pilcher's Scotland.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250032237

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 160

View: 741

Rosamunde Pilcher's worldwide best-sellers, The Shell Seekers, September, and Coming Home, enchanted millions with their beguiling descriptions of the coasts of Cornwall, the Highlands of Scotland, and the society of London. Now, in this lavishly illustrated, full-color book, Rosamunde Pilcher invites people to share with her the breathtaking views and tranquil places that have inspired her writing. Rosamunde Pilcher's journey begins in Cornwall where she grew up. The dreamy villages, stout cottages, and beautiful gardens of her childhood stand out amidst the artists' studios, galleries, and cafes. This is the landscape that readers of the Shell Seekers, The Empty House, and Coming Home know and love. Then there is the world of September and Wild Mountain Thyme--Rosamunde Pilcher's Scotland. Her home after marriage, the Scottish hills overflow with heather and clear streams running with trout. It's a place of country houses and annual balls that preserve the warmth of family and a stately pace of life. London has always been a welcome contrast to Rosamunde Pilcher's peaceful country life: socializing in the elegant Kensington town houses, afternoon tea at the Ritz, and parties in Chelsea are all familiar rituals that evoke the mood of a time now past. With an introduction by the author, snapshots from family albums, mouth-watering recipes from her own kitchen, and extracts from her unforgettable novels and short stories, the World of Rosamunde Pilcher will be treasured by her millions of loyal fans. Moreover, as with Rosamunde Pilcher's novels, the beautiful places within these covers are testaments to the gorgeous landscape and glorious cultural heritage of Britain.

The Shell Seekers

This is the story of Penelope Keeling and her family and the passion and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations.

Author: Terence Brady

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780573114168

Category:

Page: 89

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This is the story of Penelope Keeling and her family and the passion and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The location of the play moves between time and place beginning with Penelope's return to her Cotswold home from hospital in the present day. The story continues through the advent of three children and Penelope's desertion by her husband, with the pull of Cornwall ever present.


Rosamunde Pilcher Giftpack

Presents a collection of three of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels. This audio CD contains stories that intend to transport the listener into a delightful world of surprises, the warmth of human nature, and the wonderful details of life.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781844561285

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Presents a collection of three of Rosamunde Pilcher's novels. This audio CD contains stories that intend to transport the listener into a delightful world of surprises, the warmth of human nature, and the wonderful details of life.





The Shell Seekers

And when she discovers that her most treasured possession, her father's painting, The Shell Seekers, is now worth a small fortune, it is Penelope who must make the decisions that will determine whether her family can continue to survive as ...

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780340770313

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Artist's daughter Penelope Keeling can look back on a full and varied life: a Bohemian childhood in London and Cornwall, an unhappy wartime marriage, and the one man she truly loved. She has brought up three children - and learned to accept them as they are.brbrYet she is far too energetic and independent to settle sweetly into pensioned-off old-age. And when she discovers that her most treasured possession, her father's painting, The Shell Seekers, is now worth a small fortune, it is Penelope who must make the decisions that will determine whether her family can continue to survive as a family, or be split apart.


The Shell Seekers

But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart, in this beloved Cornwall novel from Rosamunde Pilcher.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780312961329

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

View: 248

At the end of a long and useful life, Penelope Keeling's prized possession is The Shell Seekers, painted by her father, and symbolizing her unconventional life, from bohemian childhood to wartime romance. When her grown children learn their grandfather's work is now worth a fortune, each has an idea as to what Penelope should do. But as she recalls the passions, tragedies, and secrets of her life, she knows there is only one answer...and it lies in her heart, in this beloved Cornwall novel from Rosamunde Pilcher.


Another View

In Another View, there were only two men in Emma's life--her father, a remote artist in Cornwall who left her in boarding school and saw her every few years, and Christo, who had been her stepbrother for a few months, and now wanted to get ...

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

ISBN: 1466824999

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 171

In Another View, there were only two men in Emma's life--her father, a remote artist in Cornwall who left her in boarding school and saw her every few years, and Christo, who had been her stepbrother for a few months, and now wanted to get to know her. But until Emma can understand what she means to them, there will never be room for love. When you read a novel by Rosamunde Pilcher you enter a special world where emotions sing from the heart. A world that lovingly captures the ties that bind us to one another-the joys and sorrows, heartbreaks and misunderstandings, and glad, perfect moments when we are in true harmony. A world filled with evocative, engrossing, and above all, enjoyable portraits of people's lives and loves, tenderly laid open for us...

September

From the author of the classic multimillion-copy bestseller The Shell Seeker, it is a book you will fall in love with... A main selection of the Literary Guild and the Doubleday Book Club

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks

ISBN: 1466824956

Category: Fiction

Page: 613

View: 555

A place you will never forget Rosamunde Pilcher's Scotland...where the fields flourish with greenery, the bills bloom with purple, and the lochs glitter with the bright blue of the sky. A time you will never forget September...when the heather is in full flower, the first chill of autumn cools the air, and the countryside stirs with the hunt, balls, dinner parties, and dance. A novel you will never forget Rosamunde Pilcher's September...a story of homecomings and heartbreaks, friendships, betrayals, forgiveness, and love. From the author of the classic multimillion-copy bestseller The Shell Seeker, it is a book you will fall in love with... A main selection of the Literary Guild and the Doubleday Book Club


The Carousel

Prue is intelligent, artistic, independent - and bored.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0751558664

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

View: 775

Prue is intelligent, artistic, independent - and bored. Pressurised by her mother to make a conventional and dull marriage, she is delighted to escape London and seek retreat with her eccentric and bohemian aunt in Cornwall. A chance encounter with an attractive young artist on the sea shore leads to day after idyllic summer's day of exploring the Cornish countryside and coast. But there is something troubling Daniel and Prue, now deeply entangled, feels compelled to discover what it is...

A Place Like Home

The collection contains fifteen stories, which range from The Holiday, in which a wife surprises her husband of twenty-five years with a holiday full of Mediterranean sunshine, red rocks and blue seas in an effort to rekindle the romance ...

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250274966

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 946

Celebrate life's journeys with the beloved author whose stories of life and love touched the world. A Place Like Home is a spellbinding collection of short stories by internationally bestselling author Rosamunde Pilcher, never before published in book form. The collection contains fifteen stories, which range from The Holiday, in which a wife surprises her husband of twenty-five years with a holiday full of Mediterranean sunshine, red rocks and blue seas in an effort to rekindle the romance they had before children; The Eye of Love, which takes the reader to a village by the sea where old flames meet again; and A Place Like Home, where a lonely young woman goes to recuperate in the Scottish countryside after a brief illness. The fruit orchards and fresh sea air offer much needed respite—but not as much as the handsome, mysterious farmer she meets. Each unforgettable story is the perfect slice of romance written with warmth and passion featuring wonderfully memorable, smart, and feisty female characters that will transport the reader to another time and place.

The Blue Bedroom and Other Stories

Now, in The Blue Bedroom and Other Stories, she invites you to share the full spectrum of life's moods and emotions through her very first collection of short stories.

Author: Rosamunde Pilcher

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1250032202

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

View: 433

Celebrate life's journeys with the beloved author whose stories of life and love have touched the world. With her evocative bestsellers The Shell Seekers and Coming Home, Rosamunde Pilcher opened your heart to the extraordinary powers of love, heartbreak, and joy. Now, in The Blue Bedroom and Other Stories, she invites you to share the full spectrum of life's moods and emotions through her very first collection of short stories. From a child's first knowledge of death, through city and country, to an elderly woman's newfound freedom, The Blue Bedroom is a welcoming experience full of the honesty and warmth unique to Rosamunde Pilcher.