Book List in Order: 15 titles

  • A delightful series of short stories, providing a composite portrait of women and how the worlds they inhabit have changed over the past 50 years. No longer satisfied with marriage being their only socially acceptable destiny, these women relish thei...


  • Fifty-one-year old Arthur Dexter, a city businessman, is deeply shocked by the sudden death of his friend, Willie Boothroyd. The tragedy forces him to reassess his life and he realises he is dominated by the tedium of everyday concerns. To his wife's...


  • In the hottest summer in living memory, Judith Flatland, together with her two children, leaves Boston and the Museum of Fine Arts to follow her husband, Jordan, to Paris, where he is about to finalise a high-profile business deal. Bored with her rol...


  • Kitty's husband, Sydney is dead, and eighteen months later, she is still struggling to come to terms with his death. She takes comfort in the lives of her children, and the full comedy and crises of Kitty's circle of family and friends vividly unfold...


  • Professor Sidney Sands, vivacious wife of a mathematician and devoted mother of a young son, is researching a cure for fatal lung disease when ironically she is diagnosed with the very condition she is investigating. Does this entitle her to jump the...


  • Jean Banks, a bright and attractive young doctor, falls suddenly in love with a prominent captain of industry, Victor Pattison. There is only one problem: he is already married, and has a disabled wife whom, as he warns Jean at the outset, he will ne...


  • When the young registrar leaves his post in the hospital for a career in General Practice, he has a lot to learn. There is no white coat to buffer him from the immediate demands of his patients and no support from colleagues to aid diagnosis. He also...









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    Oscar John has it all: a successful author, he has been happily married to Karen for sixteen years. They have two young children and their life is one of stability and contentment. Suddenly this security is shattered when he meets Marie-Céleste, an ...


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    Lorna Brown has everything…so why does she feel so dissatisfied? The clothes, the house, the Poggenpohl kitchen do nothing to give her life meaning. The death of a friend makes her question her existence still further - and then along comes Armand....


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    One year in the life of a London Jewish family at a time of great change: Sydney Shelton’s business is not doing too well these days, but he has provided for his future and his worries are not about trade but about his own health and his children, n...


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    This novel pursues the story of Kitty Shelton from Rosemary Friedman's delightful earlier novels Proofs of Affection and Rose of Jericho. Kitty has watched her beloved husband die and her children grow to adulthood. She takes security from her role a...