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.
Praise for the Novels of Marcia Willett
""A must for women fiction readers.""
---Booklist on The Children's Hour
""Like Rosamunde Pilcher and Maeve Binchy, Willett creates such fully dimensional characters that readers feel as if they should phone or e-mail them to keep in touch.""
---Rocky Mountain News on A Week in Winter
""Thoroughly engrossing, with richly drawn characters, a mysterious locale, and a beautifully crafted plot.""
---The South Florida Sun-Sentinel on A Week in Winter
""Readers will enjoy the heartwarming ending, vibrant characters, and the excellent depiction of the English countryside.""
---Booklist (starred review) on A Summer in the Country