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A Winter's Tale by Trisha Ashley

A Winter's Tale

by Trisha Ashley

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    Thornyhold by Mary Stewart (allisongryski)
    allisongryski: They both have: An unexpected inheritance of a house in the countryside, a hint of historical witchiness, and a bit of romance. The quality of writing is better in Thornyhold, but A Winter's Tale was a fun, light read with some similar plot elements.… (more)

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Lightweight but fun - for more thoughts see http://www.dnsmedia.co.uk/reviews/view/626 ( )
  AnneHudson | Nov 30, 2012 |
Not my usual kind of reading, but I wanted something light and fluffy whilst recovering from an operation and this served its purpose. It's described as a romantic comedy on the back page, but I didn't realise it was supposed to be comedic until I read the back page at the end.

I enjoyed the historical aspects of the novel, but found some of the characters a little unbelievable. ( )
1 vote floriferous | Nov 3, 2011 |
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For Margaret James, a friend for all seasons.
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No house as ancient as Winter's End was ever entirely silent: even at eight years old Sophy Winter knew that.
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When Sophy Winter unexpectedly inherits Winter's End, a crumbling mansion in the beautiful Lancashire countryside - on the very same day that she is evicted from her home - it seems like all Sophy's prayers have been answered at once. But Sophy quickly realises the challenge on her hands.… (more)

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