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The Dallancy Bequest

(2005)
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The compelling new romantic novel from one of Britain's best-loved storytellers Laura Wainwright works as a genealogist near Oxford, in partnership with her father Ronald, a former teacher whose recent divorce and growing deafness have made him increasingly bitter and difficult. When Laura receives an enquiry from a Canadian named Neil Crandel, in England to investigate his forebears, her professional curiosity is aroused ? not least because the only clues Neil can offer to his origins are a few ancient photographs and a piece of lace which turns out to have been bought by a wealthy nineteenth-century manufacturer, George Dallancy, for his daughter Marianne. As Laura investigates, it becomes clear that it is Marianne who is at the heart of this story. Together Laura and Neil unravel the threads of a complicated family history, whilst at the same time dealing with the modern-day problems of Laura's father, and his infatuation with an ambitious lawyer, Kim. As the weeks pass, Laura, still smarting from a recent unhappy love affair, find herself increasingly drawn to the unassuming Canadian . . .

    

Used availability for Tessa Barclay's The Dallancy Bequest

Hardback Editions

August 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Dallancy Bequest (Severn House Large Print)
Author(s): Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 0-7278-7480-2 / 978-0-7278-7480-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Large Print Books
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January 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dallancy Bequest
Author(s): Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 0-7278-6181-6 / 978-0-7278-6181-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Paperback Editions

August 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dallancy Bequest
Author(s): Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 0-7278-9134-0 / 978-0-7278-9134-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

June 2005 : UK Audio Cassette
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Title: The Dallancy Bequest
Author(s): Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 1-84559-136-4 / 978-1-84559-136-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2005 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Dallancy Bequest
Author(s): Tessa Barclay
ISBN: 1-84559-156-9 / 978-1-84559-156-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA