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The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village

By Joanna Nell
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Joanna Nell
A moving, funny, heartwarming tale of love and friendship, for anyone who loved The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, The Keeper of Lost Things and Three Things About Elsie.'Hugely entertaining . . . funny and heart-warming' Woman & Home'A gentle, warm-hearted book that had me rooting for all the characters and laughing out loud at points' LIBBY PAGE, author of The LidoIt's never too late to grow old disgracefully...The life of 79-year-old pensioner Peggy Smart is as beige as the décor in her retirement village. Her week revolves around aqua aerobics and appointments with her doctor. The highlight of Peggy's day is watching her neighbour Brian head out for his morning swim. Peggy dreams of inviting the handsome widower - treasurer of the Residents' Committee and one of the few eligible men in the village - to an intimate dinner. But why would an educated man like Brian, a chartered accountant no less, look twice at Peggy? As a woman of a certain age, she fears she has become invisible, even to men in their eighties. But a chance encounter with an old school friend she hasn't seen in five decades - the glamorous fashionista Angie Valentine - sets Peggy on an unexpected journey of self-discovery. Can she channel her 'inner Helen Mirren' and find love and friendship in her twilight years?
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Sisters and Brothers

By Judith Glover
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Judith Glover
Isabelle and Frank Flynn...Rosannah and Harry Weldrake...sisters and brothers from opposite ends of Victorian society. The Weldrakes are decadent heirs to a wealthy family of racehorse breeders, the Flynns the illegitimate children of a notorious stallion leader and a country alehouse keeper. When Rosannah defies convention to marry Frank, she allows unbridled passion to blind her to the fact that her social position is the bait that attracts the young fist-fighter. There are those determined to put an end to this sham marriage, but it is left to Frank's naive sister, Isabelle, to suffer the consequences of his ambitions to become a gentleman.The drama between the Weldrakes and the Flynns, played out against the richly evocative background of Sussex in the 1870s, creates tensions which must finally explode into violence, bringing with it the taint of public scandal... and finally a love that redeems all.
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The Stallion Man

By Judith Glover
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Judith Glover
Frank Morgan: hot-blooded, part gypsy and as renowned for his virility as the great shire horses he owns. Rachael: the beautiful and unfulfilled woman who arrests his wandering eye. Seduced by his charms, she is torn between duty to her husband and a growing affection for a trusted friend. During the long summer months of 1852, the tension mounts leading to a climax and a tragedy that will mark all of their lives.The Stallion Man is a classic tale of romance and tragedy in rural Victorian Sussex, first in the acclaimed Sussex Quartet.
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See No Evil

By Patricia Robins
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Patricia Robins
Evelyn, Gay and Margaret are sisters. When their widowed mother dies,the caring Evelyn is thrust into looking after Margaret, who was bornblind. Gay, always pursuing her own interests, is happy to be taken outby the rich Gordon de Verriland, leaving Evelyn wondering if she willever meet someone herself.When Nicky March comes into Evelyn's life, could he be the one for her?Or will Gay's selfishness ruin her hope of love?A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, firstpublished in 1945 and now available for the first time in eBook.
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Sapphire in the Sand

By Patricia Robins
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Patricia Robins
Emma is sixteen years old and in love with Andrew, but he;s engaged toJulie, Emma's beautiful elder sister. When their two families go toFrance on holiday together, Emma is perturbed by Julie's casual attitudeto the engagement and her interest in Yves Courtelle, another guest atthe hotel.Emotions become hopelessly entangled, and for the four young people, theholiday threatens to end in tragedy as they struggle with feelings whichare stronger than they are.A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, firstpublished in 1967 and now available for the first time in eBook.
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So This Is Love

By Patricia Robins
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Patricia Robins
Sheridan Adams, young, attractive, but saddened by disillusionment, istotally unlike the fat, smiling, middle-aged housekeeper Richard Haydenhas in mind when he advertises in the local paper. A young widower, leftalone with his small son Dick, he badly needs someone to look after hishome.Sherry, though she may not be quite the person he has pictured, suitsthe post admirably. Having found a home for herself and her littledaughter Anne, she is able to forget her troubles for a time.But her tranquillity is short-lived and it is only after manymisunderstandings that Sherry can find true happiness.A compelling classic romance from the inimitable Patricia Robins, firstpublished in 1953 and now available for the first time in eBook.
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The Scene Stealers

By Siobhan Curham
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Siobhan Curham
'If you could recreate any movie scene and cast yourself in the lead role, which would you choose?' This chance remark made late one night over the counter of a North London video store brings together four very different characters with hilarious and dramatic consequences.United only by their love of film, Sadie, Lana, Liam and Tel join forces to recreate cinematic history, discovering along the way that friendship, trust and even love can spring from the most unlikely of sources.Once again, Siobhan Curham has mixed the elements of comedy with heart-wrenching tragedy, creating a warm and poignant tale that will cause laughter and tears with every turn of the page.
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Sweet Love

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Enchanting Tanya Massison is the toast of Bohemian Chelsea.An artists' model and exquisite dancer, she is vivacious, alluring - and a breaker of men's hearts. Life is for living, and Tanya lives every minute to the full, without a care in the world.All this changes, however, when Cecil Lemsford, a married man, kills himself for love, and Tanya meets Gordon Hays. For the first time ever she falls deeply, irrevocably in love. But their happinessis short-lived, as a tragic coincidence transforms passion into anger and despair...
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Strange Rapture

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Springtime in Venice, romantic, enchanted city of dreams where anythingcan happen. Sara is too young, too full of love and life to want themagic to pass her by. She would give anything to be out there by theglittering water, floating in a gondola through golden Venetianafternoons and moonlit evenings with the man of her dreams.But the man she loves has never noticed Sara. Nicholas Pelham is toobust flirting with her employer, the exquisitely beautiful Olive. Untilthe night that all that changes and Sara's dreams come true.But dreams of love can crumble and turn to dust...A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1932, and available now for the first timein eBook.
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Set Me Free

By Denise Robins
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Denise Robins
Victoria longs for romance, but is stifled by her mother and sister. She escapes to Paris and a loveless marriage, and begins to understand, possibly too late, what true love is all about.
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  • Season of Passion

    By Sadie Matthews
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    Sadie Matthews
    A provocative, romantic story of desire, submission and love: the second book in the Seasons series by the author of the After Dark trilogy.Flora Hammond is trying to make her dream of being an actress come true by studying her craft in Paris. But she cannot escape her privileged background and the paranoia of her wealthy father who is obsessive about his daughters' safety. The situation is not helped by the fact that Flora's older sister, Freya, has just run off with her bodyguard. Drawn into the family scandal, Flora tries to make peace between the warring factions. In the meantime, her path crosses with that of a mysterious businessman, Andrei Dubrovski, and there is an instant attraction between them. Even though Flora is warned off getting involved with him, she doesn't think she can resist. Is Freya right when she claims that their father's girlfriend Estella is engaged in a campaign against the sisters? And where has Freya disappeared to? Does Estella have the power to split the family apart, even to the point of breaking the bond between Flora and her twin sister, Summer? As Flora's obsession with Andrei grows, it's clear that where passion is concerned, the heart has its reasons . . .
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    Shatter the Sky

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    On the eve of her wedding, Karey Marsden's fiance is killed, and her world seems to come to an abrupt end.Bereft with grief, she is comforted by her father's friend, Dr Ralph Chesney. Some months later, she accepts his proposal of marriage, even though she does not love him, believing that for her love will always be just a sad memory.But soon after the wedding, Karey finds herself irresistibly drawn to Dickon Farringham, her dead fiancé's double. And then she has to face up to an agonizing choice between her duty to a husband she can never love, and her passion for a man she loves too well.
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    Second Marriage

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    Katherine Green dreads telling her children of her plans to marry Robert Tracy. But even she never expected that they would respond with such bitterness. They do not realise how lonely she has been, nor do they see the cruelty of their own bitter resentment... Desperate to end her lonely widowhood, can Katherine reconcile her devotion to her children with her newly awakened love for Robert?
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    The Strong Heart

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    When Rose Bennett meets Cliff Patterson at a party it's love at first sight for both of them. Within weeks they are engaged and Rose is blissfully happy. Cliff has to return to South Africa, but he promises to send for her as soon as possible. As she waits in London, the future seems crystal-bright to Rose. Little does she know that she still had to learn the difference between true love and infatuation.When she meets Ashley Rivers, a different kind of man who falls madly in love with her, she finds herself in the middle of a struggle that can only be met with a strong heart and unbreakable honour.
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    The Story of Veronica

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    In 1939, war clouds are gathering. Veronica Hallard is happily marriedand living in Lagos with her husband Charles, until he sends her back toEngland ahead of him. But he doesn't arrive as expected - his boat istorpedoed.At first Veronica refuses to believe he is dead. Her broken heart causesher to suffer a complete nervous collapse. Her only consolation is thefriendship of Boyd Mansell, who she met on the voyage home.In Boyd, she finds new happiness and a new marriage, and the memory ofCharles begins to fade. Until one day, fate delivers another cruel blow- Charles returns from the dead!A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1946 and now available for the first time ineBook.
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    The Snow Must Return

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    The Château de Lurmines is a glorious new home for Dana Chesney, a pretty young convalescent who might never leave her wheelchair. For Steve it provides a luxurious background to her taxing job as Dana's companion, while prolonging her own stay in Switzerland. For Greville Chesney the presence of his daughter and her quiet friend in its flower-filled rooms helps fill an aching void.But an heiress, and in such a setting, is an irresistible attraction to any footloose adventurer who could charm her with his good looks and while away the tedious hours with dreams of romance ...
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    Something to Love

    By Denise Robins
    Authors:
    Denise Robins
    Beautiful young nurse Christie Paige knows what it means to long forsomeone and to have that longing crushed. She goes to the children'sclinic in the Austrian Alps to work at the side of Dr. Phillip Vereker,the man she plans to marry. Then her exquisite dream is shattered whenPhillip marries one of his patients.After a painful interlude, the immense silent grandeur of the mountains,the brilliant star-jewelled sky - it all begins to work its magic. Andinspired by powerful Maxwell Grant, the clinic's founder, her arduouswork becomes a wonderful cure for misery. But always there is Phillip -Phillip... how would she forget at such close proximity? After him, canshe ever feel the deep, unswerving passion of everlasting love?A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1951, and available now for the first timein eBook.
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    Seeing Other People

    By Mike Gayle
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    Mike Gayle
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    Strange Meeting

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    When Clare Farramond goes to the historic home of Sir StephenFinch-Boyes, there to act as a tutor to his young daughter, Isabel, itis with sadness in her heart.For still alive within her is the memory of Michael - the man who hadbeen her whole world - the man who had sworn her his undying love. Theman who had betrayed her. A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1952, and available now for the first timein eBook.
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    Since We Love

    By Denise Robins
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    Denise Robins
    Joan Parwood could have been happy working at the Great Friars Hotel.But Sally, the owner of the hotel, is engaged to marry Simon Roxley, theonly man Joan has ever loved. Joan thinks that Simon secretly returnsher love...and is proved right when Simon decides he cannot go aheadwith the planned marriage. But then comes the car crash that leavesSally blind and both Simon and Joan decide that Sally must learn thetruth...A captivating love story from the 100-million-copy bestselling Queen ofRomance, first published in 1938, and available now for the first timein eBook.
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