Synopses & Reviews
Liz and Jonathan Chambers are in dire financial straights. They've overextended themselves with their latest exciting project -- buying and managing the Silchester Tutorial College, and now can't sell their old house. They find themselves with two mortgages, mounting debts, and a miserable adolescent daughter. Then Marcus Witherstone, senior partner in Silchester's leading real estate agency, comes into their lives -- and at first it seems he will solve all their problems. He brings the perfect tenants in from London to rent the Chambers old house -- a glamorous PR girl and her out-of-work actor husband. Everything looks like it will be fine...that is unti the affairs and entanglements spin wildly out of control.
""A Desirable Residence" examines the struggles common to every family with grace, emotion, and wit", says bestselling author Rosamunde Pilcher of this offering from the Rosamunde Pilcher's Book Shelf. Martin's Press.
Liz and Jonathan find themselves financially overextended. Then Marcus comes into their lives, and at first it seems he will solve all their problems. But entanglements grow increasingly uncomfortable, in this sharp-edged comedy of modern manners and morals.
From Madeleine Wickham -- author of the sensational bestselling Sophie Kinsella novels and the New York Times
bestseller The Wedding Girl
-- comes a novel of love, lies, and affairs of the heart . . .
Liz and Jonathan Chambers are in trouble. Mortgage trouble. Then enters realtor Marcus Witherstone with the perfect renters -- glamorous PR girl Ginny, and her "actor" husband, Piers. Soon Liz is lost in blissful dreams of Marcus, Jonathan is left to run their business, and everyone begins to realize that some deceptions reside too close to home.