The Rose and the Yew Tree

The Rose and the Yew Tree

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about love and anguish across the class divide. Everyone expected Isabella Charteris, beautiful, sheltered and aristocratic, to marry her cousin Rupert when he came back from the War. It would have been such a suitable marriage. How strange then that John Gabriel, an ambitious and ruthless war hero, should appear in her life. For Isabella, the price of love would mean abandoning her dreams of home and happiness forever. For Gabriel, it would destroy his chance of a career and all his ambitions...
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The Burden

The Burden

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about the destructive bond between two jealous sisters. 'Sometimes you haven't the right currency. And then someone else has to pay...' Agatha Christie Laura Franklin bitterly resented the arrival of her younger sister Shirley, an enchanting baby loved by all the family. But Laura's emotions towards her sister changed dramatically one night, when she vowed to protect her with all her strength and love. While Shirley longs for freedom and romance, Laura has to learn that loving can never be a one-sided affair, and the burden of her love for her sister has a dramatic effect on both their lives. A story of consequences when love turns to obsession...
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A Daughter's a Daughter

A Daughter's a Daughter

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

Agatha Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a mother who comes to resent her daughter's success. 'These books are dramatic, and concentrate on the solution to situations which arise out of the high tensions in life.' Max Mallowan Ann Prentice falls in love with Richard Cauldfield and hopes for new happiness. Her only child, Sarah, cannot contemplate the idea of her mother marrying again and wrecks any chance of her remarriage. Resentment and jealousy corrode their relationship as each seeks relief in different directions. Are mother and daughter destined to be enemies for life or will their underlying love for each other finally win through?
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