In Winter Solstice Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people...
Carrie returns from Australia at the end of an ill-fated affair with a married man to find her mother and aunt sharing a home and squabbling endlessly
Elfrida Phipps, once of London’s stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself
Gradually she settled into the comfortable familiarity of village life — shopkeepers knowing her tastes, neighbors calling her by name — still she finds herself lonely
Oscar Blundell gave up his life as a musician in order to marry Gloria
Sam Howard is trying to pull his life back together after his wife has…
They have a beautiful daughter, Francesca, and it is only because of their little girl that Oscar views his sacrificed career as worthwhile
With Christmas approaching, Carrie agrees to look after her aunt’s awkward and quiet teenage daughter, Lucy, so that her mother might enjoy a romantic fling in America