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To the End of Her Days by Malcolm MacDonald

To the End of Her Days (1994)

by Malcolm MacDonald

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When Jessica Lanyon's husband finally succumbs to the terrible wounds he sustained in the Great War, she finds herself in complete control of her destiny for the very first time. The prospect is a daunting one given that she has three children and a large house in Penzance to maintain.But Jessica doesn't lack for friendly - and not so friendly - advice. Several of her neighbours decide that they have a vested interest in Jessica's future and that she would do best following their lead. Dr. David Carne has loved Jessica from afar and now seizes the opportunity to get closer to her - despite having an invalid wife. And then there is hotelier Marcus Corvo - who has set his sights on gaining Jessica's oh so desirable residence along with her heart. Not to mention ardent bachelor, Ben Calloway.Only when lovely Lorna Sancreed, also newly widowed, arrives in Penzance does Jessica feel she has found a true ally. But the supposedly vulnerable Lorna is simply not to be trusted--Back cover.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312110804, Hardcover)

Jessica, a beautiful and proper widow, discovers that her feelings for her old friend David--who stood by her during her husband's long illness--are changing and must confront her attachment to the honorably married David.

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An early 20th Century romance featuring Jessica, a lovely, proper widow whose feelings for David are changing. During her husband's illness, trustworthy David was her solace, now free to love again, she must confront her growing attachment to the honorably married David.… (more)

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