Giant's Bread

Giant's Bread

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a soldier who returns from the grave. Vernon Deyre is a sensitive and brilliant musician, even a genius. But there is a high price to be paid for his talent, especially by his family and the two women in his life. His sheltered childhood in the home he loves has not prepared Vernon for the harsh reality of his adult years, and in order to write the great masterpiece of his life, he has to make a crucial decision with no time left to count the cost...
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Unfinished Portrait

Unfinished Portrait

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a woman on the verge of suicide. 'In Celia we have more nearly than anywhere else a portrait of Agatha.' Max Mallowan Bereft of the three people she has held most dear - her mother, her husband and her daughter - Celia is on the verge of suicide. Then one night on an exotic island she meets Larraby, a successful portrait painter, and through a long night of talk reveals how she is afraid to commit herself to a second chance of happiness with another person, yet is not brave enough to face life alone. Can Larraby help Celia come to terms with the past or will they part, her outcome still uncertain?
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Absent in the Spring

Absent in the Spring

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

Christie, writing as Mary Westmacott, Agatha

A newly reissued edition of Agatha Christie's 'Mary Westmacott' novel, a Crime of the Heart novel about a loyal wife's discovery of her husband's infidelity. 'The one book that has satisfied me completely - the book I always wanted to write.' Agatha Christie Returning from a visit to her daughter in Iraq, Joan Scudamore finds herself unexpectedly alone and stranded in an isolated rest house by flooding of the railway tracks. This sudden solitude compels Joan to assess her life for the first time ever and face up to many of the truths about herself. Looking back over the years, Joan painfully re-examines her attitudes, relationships and actions and becomes increasingly uneasy about the person who is revealed to her...
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