Felicia Grossman wanted to write stories ever since her father read her Treasure Island when she was four-years-old. The Delaware native never lost her love of words, earning both an English degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a law degree from Emory University School of Law. Felicia now lives in the northern part of the country with her spouse, children, and dogs. When not writing, she can be found eating pastries or belting showtunes in her living room.
Read Grace Thompson’s delightful Holidays at Home series, now in one volume!
These heartwarming sagas follow the inhabitants of St David’s Wells, a small Welsh seaside town, charting the highs and lows they experience during the Second World War. From engagements to tragic accidents, ice-creams to utter deprivation, this bestselling series from the much-loved author Grace Thompson will enchant and enthral you.
This omnibus edition contains all six books in the series.Holidays at HomeWait Till SummerSwingboats on the SandWaiting for YesterdayDay TrippersUnwise PromisesStreet Parties
Patty Jenkins has come a long way from her poverty-stricken days in Brownlow workhouse.
She now has a coveted position in the kitchens at Freeman's Department store in Liverpool and even the prospect of advancement. For Patty has always enjoyed baking and her flair for it has caught the attention of the store owner who intends to have her create elaborate cakes and pastries to serve at afternoon tea to Freeman's clientele.
But when you're a workhouse girl you can never quite forgive your past and when you've fallen on hard times before, you're always aware how easy it is to lose everything...
As the St Clair family prepare for the grand wedding of their daughter, Clarice, trouble is brewing. An old friendship, a new love and a dangerous secret threaten to destroy the life the St Clairs have built.
Their younger daughter, Hélène, became friends with orphaned Annette during the terrible events of the 1871 siege of Paris. Now they are reunited, with Annette working below stairs for Hélène's parents. But she is hiding a dangerous secret, which Hélène has promised to keep at all costs.
Meanwhile, Hélène has begun to fall in love with a young nobleman from England, whose family has plans which do not include their son choosing a French wife.
Wyatt Blake has put in his requirements with a matchmaking madame for a bride, unhappy with the selection of brides in his small town. He isn't looking for a meek, mild wife, but one who can meet all of his more carnal needs. When Emily arrives on the stage, he knows the match was well made. But he discovers there's more to Emily than just a normal wife.
When a simple bout of matchmaking raises questions and brings unforeseen complications, can their new marriage survive?