A House by the Sea

A House by the Sea
Author: Bunny Williams
Release: 2016-09-13
Editor: Abrams
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9781613129586
Language: en
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Author and renowned designer Bunny Williams has been at the top of the interior design world for more than 40 years. Her new book invites readers to explore La Colina, Williams’s lovely Caribbean retreat tucked into lush, tropical gardens by the sea. The book explores every facet of the property—from outdoor rooms and garden plantings and design to the delightful, island-living luxury of the villa’s interiors, furnishings, and collections. Woven into each chapter are essays written by friends who have visited the property: Gil Schafer details the villa’s architecture; Page Dickey tours the gardens; Roxana Robinson offers a peek at a weekend stay; Angus Wilkie discusses the delights of collecting; and Jane Garmey revels in the pleasures of cooking, food, and friends. Also available from Bunny Williams: An Affair with a House and Bunny Williams On Garden Style.

The Mermaid Garden

The Mermaid Garden
Author: Santa Montefiore
Release: 2012-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9781451628937
Language: en
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A tale spanning four decades and ranging from the Tuscan countryside to the English coast reveals how the power of love can heal loss and endure the test of time.

The House by the Sea

The House by the Sea
Author: Louise Douglas
Release: 2020-02-13
Editor: Boldwood Books Ltd
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781838892760
Language: en
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*The Top 10 Bestseller* 'A tender, heart-breaking, page-turning read' Rachel Hore 'The perfect combination of page-turning thriller and deeply emotional family story. Superb.’ Nicola Cornick The new chilling and captivating novel from the bestselling author of Richard & Judy pick The Secrets Between Us. When Edie’s mother-in-law, Anna DeLuca, dies, she is relieved. Edie blames Anna for the accident that destroyed her family. So, when her will lures Edie to Sicily and the long-abandoned Villa della Madonna del Mare, she sees through Anna’s games. Suspecting Anna is meddling from beyond the grave to try to reunite her and her ex-husband Joe, Edie is determined to leave Italy as soon as possible. But before she can, the villa starts to shed its mysterious secrets. Who are the girls beside Anna in her childhood photos, and why has one of them been scratched out? Why does someone, or something, want them to leave the past untouched? The villa is a place where old ghosts feel at home, but does their legacy need to be laid to rest before Edie and Joe can move on... Bestselling author Louise Douglas returns with a captivating, chilling and unforgettable tale of betrayal, jealousy and the mysteries hidden in every family history. Praise for Louise Douglas: ‘Kept me guessing until the last few pages and the explosive ending took my breath away.' C.L. Taylor, author of The Accident on Your Beautiful Lies ‘Beautifully written, chillingly atmospheric and utterly compelling, The Secret by the Lake is Louise Douglas at her brilliant best’ Tammy Cohen, author of The Broken ‘A master of her craft, Louise Douglas ratchets up the tension in this haunting and exquisitely written tale of buried secrets and past tragedy.’ Amanda Jennings, author of Sworn Secret ‘A clammy, atmospheric and suspenseful novel, it builds in tension all the way through to the startling final pages.’ Sunday Express, S Magazine What readers are saying about The House By The Sea: 'The House by the Sea is a new favorite book of mine! I adored the heck out of this book and I'm so glad I read it' 'This book entirely consumed me from its opening pages until I reluctantly reached the final page.' 'I really loved this book – it’s an enthralling story, haunting in its every detail, so beautifully written. The character development is quite exceptional – and the whole book had an unforgettable impact. Highly, highly recommended.' 'Beautifully written tale filled with suspense and intrigue. Louise Douglas always gets the thumbs up from me.' 'Definite page turner! Well written with a good use of vocabulary. Kept me on the edge of my seat.' 'Douglas is a master storyteller and really kept my attention from the start. I enjoyed the mysterious component and the suspenseful romance in the story. I highly recommend this book.' 'Beautifully written, I was transported to Sicily and swept up in the story of Edie and Joe'

The House in the Cerulean Sea

The House in the Cerulean Sea
Author: TJ Klune
Release: 2020-03-17
Editor: Tor Books
Pages: 305
ISBN: 9781250217325
Language: en
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A NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, and WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER! A 2021 Alex Award winner! The 2021 RUSA Reading List: Fantasy Winner! An Indie Next Pick! One of Publishers Weekly's "Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2020" One of Book Riot’s “20 Must-Read Feel-Good Fantasies” Lambda Literary Award-winning author TJ Klune’s bestselling, breakout contemporary fantasy that's "1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in." (Gail Carriger) Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world. Arthur Parnassus is the master of the orphanage. He would do anything to keep the children safe, even if it means the world will burn. And his secrets will come to light. The House in the Cerulean Sea is an enchanting love story, masterfully told, about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours. "1984 meets The Umbrella Academy with a pinch of Douglas Adams thrown in." —Gail Carriger, New York Times bestselling author of Soulless At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The House by the Sea

The House by the Sea
Author: May Sarton
Release: 2014-07-22
Editor: Open Road Media
Pages: 285
ISBN: 9781497646353
Language: en
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The author and poet’s graceful elegy about life, love, work, and growing older: “The most moving and the most thoughtful [of her] journal-memoirs” (The Plain Dealer, Cleveland). When May Sarton uprooted her life after fifteen years in the refurbished New Hampshire house with the garden she tended so lovingly, she relied solely on instinct. And something told her it was time to move on. Accompanied by her wild cat, Bramble, and Tamas, a Shetland shepherd puppy—the first dog she ever owned—Sarton embarked on the next chapter of her life. The house she chose by the sea in the Maine village of York is completely isolated except during the summer months. Surrounded by nothing but endless ocean, woods, and vast skies, Sarton experiences a rare sense of peace. She creates a new garden and fears that in this tranquil state, she may never write again. But in her solitude—with its occasional interruptions for trips away and visits from friends—she realizes that creativity is constantly renewing itself. This journal offers fascinating insight into a remarkable woman and the work and friendships that form the twin pillars of her life. This ebook features an extended biography of May Sarton.

Houses by the Sea

Houses by the Sea
Author: Mauricio Martinez,Rigoberto Moreno,Alicia Aldrete
Release: 2003
Editor: Amaroma Ediciones
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9709241079
Language: en
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Some of the most architecturally beautiful houses grace the Pacific Coast of Mexico. The lighting, color and dramatic landscape make this a captivating book.

A House By The Sea

A House By The Sea
Author: Elvi Rhodes
Release: 2008-09-04
Editor: Random House
Pages: 448
ISBN: 9781407035970
Language: en
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Perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy and Rosamunde Pilcher, an emotional and powerful novel by multi-million copy seller Elvi Rhodes. READERS ARE LOVING A HOUSE BY THE SEA! "A...lovely story that I wanted to go on forever..."-5 STARS "A beautiful story, I couldn't put it down..." -5 STARS "What a fantastic read" - 5 STARS "I've read this book several times and always feel sorry to leave the house and its occupants at the end." - 5 STARS ********************************* Will she be able to live and love again? Feeling lonely and stuck in a rut since the death of her beloved husband Pete, Caroline decides to buy a dilapidated house in Brighton - a place which holds many happy memories for her. Soon she is settled in her new life by the sea. Yet things are never simple: those who care for her are outraged by her impulsive decision and, at times, there seem to be insurmountable obstacles ahead. Can she overcome these difficulties, find happiness in her new life and even leave a little room for love?

A House By The Sea

A House By The Sea
Author: Ambrose Ibsen
Release: 2019-11-08
Editor: Ambrose Ibsen
Pages: 214
ISBN:
Language: en
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Something has always lived in Winthrop House... After his book becomes a best-seller, novelist Jack Ripley moves into a house on the edge of Cutler Harbor with his wife and two daughters. Nearly a century old, Winthrop House is newly-restored and boasts a gorgeous oceanfront view. But everything is not what it seems. Though picturesque, Jack learns that the house has been shunned for decades by the locals, owing to a number of mysterious disappearances and inexplicable deaths on the grounds. The Ripleys begin to grapple with the property's vile reputation, learning more about its sordid history and experiencing strange things within its walls. What was once a dream home quickly becomes a nightmare for the family as they encounter the terrifying presence that has existed there since times immemorial. A House By The Sea is a full-length novel of supernatural horror and suspense by Ambrose Ibsen.

The Swallow and the Hummingbird

The Swallow and the Hummingbird
Author: Santa Montefiore
Release: 2014-01-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9781471132070
Language: en
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A sweeping story of love that stretches across the years from the number one bestselling author of Songs of Love and War. The war has ended and Rita Fairweather is waiting for George Bolton, her childhood sweetheart, to return home to Devon. She wants their future to be a continuing reassurance of their past. But George comes back as a man changed by the horrors he has experienced. Unable to settle back into a small-town life, George decides to travel to Argentina. And Rita promises to wait. But George faces irresistible temptation and an agonising choice. As the years pass, Rita keeps her word, but how long should she wait for the love of the life?

The Sea House

The Sea House
Author: Esther Freud
Release: 2004-04-29
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780141901558
Language: en
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The architect Klaus Lehmann loves his wife, Elsa, with a passion that continues throughout their married life, despite long periods of separation. Almost half a century after Lehmann's death in the village of Steerborough, a young woman, Lily, arrives to research his life and work. Poring over Klaus's letters to Elsa, Lily pieces together the story of their lives. And alone in her rented cottage by the sea, she begins to sense an absence in her own life that may not be filled by simply going home.

The Distant Shores

The Distant Shores
Author: Santa Montefiore
Release: 2022-04-19
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 416
ISBN: 9781398507715
Language: en
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THE BRAND NEW NOVEL FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR 'Nobody does epic romance like Santa Montefiore' JOJO MOYES Pure escapism on every page, The Distant Shores tells the story of a family torn apart, and the woman who will bring them back together. Margot Hart travels to Ireland to write a biography of the famous Deverill family. She knows she must speak to the current Lord Deverill – JP – if she is to uncover the secrets of the past. A notorious recluse, JP won’t be an easy man to crack. But Margot is determined – and she is not a woman who is easily put off. What she never expected was to form a close bond with JP and be drawn into his family disputes. Shouldering the blame for running up debts that forced him to sell the family castle, JP is isolated and vulnerable. With help from his handsome son Colm, it seems as though Margot might be the only one who can restore JP’s fortunes. Will the family ever succeed in healing rifts that have been centuries in the making? Praise for Santa Montefiore: 'An enchanting read, overflowing with deliciously poignant moments' DINAH JEFFERIES 'Santa Montefiore hits the spot for me like few other writers' SARRA MANNING 'One of our personal favourites' The Times ‘Funny, sad, poignant and heart-warming’ Choice Magazine

Houses from the Sea

Houses from the Sea
Author: Alice E. Goudey
Release: 1959
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 32
ISBN: OCLC:835688843
Language: en
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The House by the Sea

The House by the Sea
Author: Jon Godden
Release: 1948
Editor: New York, Rinehart [1948]
Pages: 271
ISBN: UOM:39015003972497
Language: en
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The story of a middle aged and lonely woman who inherits some money and buys a house by the sea in Cornwall. Here she seeks to be herself and encounters an American soldier.

Secrets at the Last House Before the Sea

Secrets at the Last House Before the Sea
Author: Liz Eeles
Release: 2021-02-18
Editor: Bookouture
Pages: 342
ISBN: 9781838887421
Language: en
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From the attic of Driftwood House there are stunning views of the deep green sea and sapphire sky. But Rosie can’t tear her eyes away from the faded photograph in her hands, and the words written on the back that will change everything… Back in the tiny seaside village of Heaven’s Cove after the death of her mother, all Rosie Merchant wants is to hide her tears, rent out her childhood home, and get back to her ‘real’ life, away from the gossiping villagers and wild Devon weather she escaped from years ago. She’s surprised to find a smiling man in hiking boots – local farmer Liam – waiting on the stone doorstep. His kind offer to help clear crumbling, isolated Driftwood House is hard to refuse, and despite Rosie’s determination not to let anyone get close, soon they’re walking and laughing together along the clifftops. As clouds scud across the endless sky and green waves crash against the shore, Rosie is reminded that nowhere is more beautiful than home. Then, up in the attic of Driftwood House, Rosie stumbles across a photo which exposes the heart-stopping truth about how her mother came to live at Driftwood House years ago… and Liam only seems concerned about the implications for his own nearby farm. Did he know this painful secret all along, and should she run from Heaven’s Cove for good? Or will facing up to her devastating family history mean Rosie can finally put down roots in this beautiful place? This book can be enjoyed as a standalone. Get whisked away to the rugged, sweeping Devon coastline in this gripping story about old secrets, learning how to trust, and finding where home is. Fans of Debbie Macomber, Barbara O’Neal and Mary Alice Monroe will adore this gorgeous and uplifting read. Read what everyone’s saying about Secrets at the Last House Before the Sea: ‘Wow, wow, wow!!!! I absolutely loved this book!!!... I was captivated… The tears began flowing before I got to the end of the first chapter… my heart literally broke… wonderful… stunning… kept me hooked until the very last word… Loved, loved, loved it!!!’ Stardust Book Reviews, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Captivating and heart-warming… A perfect summer read… I was absolutely hooked from page one until 1.30am in the morning when I finished having not been able to put it down.’ Bookworm1986, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Absolutely breathtaking! From the first chapter, I was hooked and loved every moment… truly a beautiful tale… outstanding.’ Cara's Book Boudoir, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Had me gripped and wanting more… I had to tear myself away from reading to head off to work… absolutely loved this book.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Gorgeous… I was mesmerised… This is a story that keeps you guessing… beautiful… idyllic… fabulous… pure escapism, heart-warming, and left me with a smile on my face.’ Whispering Stories, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘Liz Eeles whisked me away… vivid and gorgeous… amazing… exceptional… wonderful… delightful.’ Berit Talks Books ‘Put on the kettle for some tea and grab yourself a scone… because you are going to want to binge read Secrets at the Last House Before the Sea… gripping and emotional page-turner!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘A wonderfully addictive read… I read this book in a day and would whole-heartedly recommend it.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ ‘This was a gem of a novel!... Beautiful characters in a beautiful story!’ Goodreads reviewer ‘A charming, cozy, uplifting book… absolutely loved.’ Goodreads reviewer

Secrets of the Sea House

Secrets of the Sea House
Author: Elisabeth Gifford
Release: 2014-01
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 314
ISBN: 1782391134
Language: en
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Ruth and her husband move into a dilapidated old vicarage on a stunning island in the Outer Hebrides and set about turning the unloved house into a family home. Ruth's much-needed stability is threatened when they discover the remains of a baby buried beneath the house, its legs fused together into one limb - a mermaid child. When Ruth researches the history of the house, she uncovers the heart-breaking story of Reverend Alexander Ferguson, an amateur evolutionary scientist.

The House Above the Sea

The House Above the Sea
Author: Elizabeth James
Release: 1999
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 553
ISBN: 0007664052
Language: en
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The magnestism of a colourful bohemian family bewitches a lonely girl. From the 1950s to the 1980s, Britain's sweeping cultural changes are mirrored in the exploits of the Felixes, their loves and their friendships.

The House by the Sea

The House by the Sea
Author: Kofi Awoonor
Release: 1978
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 92
ISBN: UCSC:32106007420935
Language: en
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Winthrop House

Winthrop House
Author: Ambrose Ibsen
Release: 2019-11-08
Editor: Ambrose Ibsen
Pages: 172
ISBN:
Language: en
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"They say the Jackal Man lives in that house..." Months after a family is forced to flee the beachfront property on 100 Winthrop Road, three young travelers lost outside of Cutler, Maine find themselves taking shelter in it. Strapped for cash, the three of them spend a night in the house, wondering why the lovely old building has been left abandoned. They don't have to wonder for long. Strange things take place in the empty house. Noises come from behind the walls, and its occupants feel as though they're being constantly watched. The townsfolk are quick to warn them away from the property, sharing with them bits and pieces of its terrible history. But by then, it may already be too late. Winthrop House has a mind of its own, and the entities that dwell there won't rest until they have what they want.

In a House by the Sea

In a House by the Sea
Author: Sandy Gingras
Release: 2005
Editor: Down the Shore Pub
Pages: 70
ISBN: 1593220138
Language: en
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In a genre all her own, Sandy Gingras mixes prose, poetry and artwork to delight readers with witty observation, reflection, and a depth of feeling in her deceptively simple series of books. In a House by the Sea -- a collection of short essays, stories, prose and illustrated vignettes, inspired by a metaphorical beach house -- is about emotion and feeling as much as place, mood and memory as much as the beach. In the essay ''This is What Makes Me,'' she writes of being ''oriented in life by a beach (more emotional than geographic) that I keep walking on; a summer (more attitude than season) that I keep longing for.'' ''A is for Attitude'' offers a whimsical beach womans A-to-Z (A is for Away. Away, beach woman, away with you to the beach! You've had enough reality.). ''A Beach House -- What the Realtor Should Have Told You'' and ''What the Beach House is For'' remind us that what we really desire at the beach (or anywhere) can not be bought. This book is a sweet, gentle reminder that simplicity and happiness emerge from living in the moment, from finding beauty in one's surroundings and an awareness of the moods and feelings that make life whole.

The Picture House by the Sea

The Picture House by the Sea
Author: Holly Hepburn
Release: 2017-08-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9781471162909
Language: en
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Sometimes love is exactly like it is in the movies . . . With captivating views of the sparkling Cornish sea, the local picture house once thrived – and not only because it’s home to the best ice-cream shop for miles. But the cinema is long since past its heyday, and when former resident Gina returns and realises her fond memories are just that, she sets about restoring the picture house to its former glory. But as Gina reconnects with local renovator Ben, with whom she shares a past, old feelings begin to resurface. And when the pair learn the cinema’s future is under threat from a developer, they realise it’ll take more than a lick of paint to save The Picture House by the Sea. . . . The heart-warming and uplifting summer novel from the bestselling author of A Year at the Star and Sixpence. Perfect for fans of Cathy Bramley and Heidi Swain! PRAISE FOR HOLLY HEPBURN: 'Fabulously feel-good, funny and fresh, it will sweep you off your feet' ROWAN COLEMAN 'Deliciously romantic and sprinkled with the magic of the movies – it's the perfect treat!' MIRANDA DICKINSON 'Pure pleasure, a delight from opening credits to closing reel' JULIE COHEN ** Disclaimer: originally published in four parts as eBooks – Brief Encounter, Singing in the Rain, Dirty Dancing and Some Like it Hot **