The latest - excellent - instalment in the Turnham Malpas series. All Rebecca Shaw's backlist titles are being reissued in 2005 in the terrific new cover style. Rebecca Shaw's sales have been increasing with every book and she is now a top ten Sunday Times bestselling author. Her previous novel sold over 100,000 copies in paperback. Rebecca Shaw's paperback sales to date are over three quarters of a million copies in the UK alone. There is a dedicated Rebecca Shaw web site - www.rebeccashaw.com - which increased her readership even further. All Rebecca Shaw's novels are core stock. She also gets terrific reviews: 'Rebecca Shaw mixes all the ingredients for a winning novel of village life' The Times. 'Reading Shaw's latest is akin to relaxing with a hot buttered teacake and a good Audrey Hepburn film - gentle, reassuring pleasure' Good Book Guide. 'Fans of Shaw's delightful Tales of Turnham Malpas series will love this latest slice of village life' Good Housekeeping. Three of Rebecca Shaw's Barleybridge novels have recently been sold in the States.
Educated at a co-educational Quaker boarding school Rebecca Shaw went on to qualify as a teacher of deaf children. After her marriage, she spent the ensuing years enjoying bringing up her family. The departure of the last of her four children to university gave her the time to write the many novels which have gained her a legion of loyal fans. She lives in Dorset.
'Comfort reading at its most English' GOOD BOOK GUIDE