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A village in jeopardy [text (large print)] / Rebecca Shaw.

By: Shaw, Rebecca, 1931-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Shaw, Rebecca, Tales from Turnham Malpas: bk.16.; Shaw, Rebecca, Tales from Turnham Malpas: 16.; Tales from Turnham Malpas: 16.Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2013, c2012Edition: Large print edition.Description: 299 pages (large print) : map ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781444815580 (hbk.); 144481558X (hbk.).Subject(s): Turnham Malpas (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction | Country life -- England -- Fiction | Man-woman relationships -- England -- Fiction | Interpersonal relations -- Fiction | Large type booksGenre/Form: Pastoral fiction. | Large type books. | General fiction.Online resources: Click here to access online Summary: The villagers of Turnham Malpas are in for a shock. With Sir Ralph now dead, his fortune and title go to a newcomer, Johnny Templeton. He could not be more different to his well-loved predecessor. And he is soon in conflict with long-standing members of Turnham Malpas - particularly Craddock Fitch - who is determined to obstruct Johnny's plan to buy back the Templeton estate. There are villagers who have their own crises, but the local gossip surrounds Marcus and Alice March. Finally, after they had longed for a child for years, Alice has become pregnant. However, she has grown close to Johnny, prompting doubts about the child's progeny. Now Alice must make the most difficult of decisions - whether to follow her heart or her morals.
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The villagers of Turnham Malpas are in for a shock. With Sir Ralph now dead, his fortune and title go to a newcomer. It swiftly becomes clear that Johnny Templeton could not be more different to his well-loved predecessor. He soon finds himself in conflict with long-standing members of Turnham Malpas.

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Originally publiahed: London: Orion, 2012.

The villagers of Turnham Malpas are in for a shock. With Sir Ralph now dead, his fortune and title go to a newcomer, Johnny Templeton. He could not be more different to his well-loved predecessor. And he is soon in conflict with long-standing members of Turnham Malpas - particularly Craddock Fitch - who is determined to obstruct Johnny's plan to buy back the Templeton estate. There are villagers who have their own crises, but the local gossip surrounds Marcus and Alice March. Finally, after they had longed for a child for years, Alice has become pregnant. However, she has grown close to Johnny, prompting doubts about the child's progeny. Now Alice must make the most difficult of decisions - whether to follow her heart or her morals.

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