The Dallancy Bequest

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The compelling new romantic novel from one of Britain's best-loved storytellers When genealogist Laura Wainwright receives an enquiry from a Canadian named Neil Crandel, her curiosity is aroused ?{ not least by a piece of lace bought in the nineteenth century by George Dallancy for his daughter Marianne. Laura and Neil unravel the threads of a complicated family history, whilst dealing with their own modern-day family problems.

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Overview

The compelling new romantic novel from one of Britain's best-loved storytellers When genealogist Laura Wainwright receives an enquiry from a Canadian named Neil Crandel, her curiosity is aroused ?{ not least by a piece of lace bought in the nineteenth century by George Dallancy for his daughter Marianne. Laura and Neil unravel the threads of a complicated family history, whilst dealing with their own modern-day family problems.

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Barclay offers intrigue, romance, and more in this story within a story. Genealogist Laura Wainwright takes on a job helping a man find his past based on only the most rudimentary of clues. As the mystery of his ancestors unravels, she begins to feel more and more drawn to him. Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780727891341
  • Publisher: Severn House Publishers
  • Publication date: 11/28/2005
  • Pages: 284
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.93 (d)

Meet the Author

Tessa Barclay is the bestselling author of over forty novels and one of the most popular writers in the UK. Previous titles by this well-loved author include The Champagne Girls, The Precious Gift, The Saturday Girl, Other People's Dreams and, from Severn House, Starting Over and A Lovely Illusion. She has also just published the first two novels of a new series of crime novels, Farewell Performance and A Better Class of Person.

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