Charton Minster Trilogy

6 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 22 ratings

The Silver Locket Publisher's Summary

If life is cheap, how much is love worth? It's 1914, and young Rose Courtenay has a decision to make. Please her wealthy parents by marrying the man of their choice - or play her part in the war effort?

After escaping to work in France, she meets Lieutenant Alex Denham, a dark figure from her past. But he's the last man in the world she should get involved with....

Moving from rural Dorset to war-torn London and the horrors of the Western Front, The Silver Locket is a compelling story about different kinds of courage and the enduring power of love.

©2010 Margaret James (P)2011 W F Howes Ltd
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  • Book 1

    • The Silver Locket

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    If life is cheap, how much is love worth? It's 1914, and young Rose Courtenay has a decision to make. Please her wealthy parents by marrying the man of their choice - or play her part in the war effort? After escaping to work in France, she meets Lieutenant Alex Denham, a dark figure from her past. But he's the last man in the world she should get involved with....

    Regular price: $22.79

  • Book 2

    • The Golden Chain

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Julie Teal
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    1931 is the year that changes everything for Daisy Denham. Her family has not long swapped life in India for Dorset, England when she uncovers an old secret. At the same time, she meets Ewan Fraser - a handsome dreamer who wants nothing more than to entertain the world and for Daisy to play his leading lady. Ewan offers love, and a chance to escape with a touring theatre company. But can first love last forever?

    Regular price: $17.06

  • Book 3

    • The Penny Bangle

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Patricia Gallimore
    • Length: 10 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It's 1942 when Cassie Taylor reluctantly moves to a Dorset farm to become a land girl. There she meets Robert and Stephen Denham, twins recovering from injuries sustained at Dunkirk. Cassie is instantly drawn to Stephen, but is wary of the more complex Robert, who wants to sack the inexperienced city girl. But Cassie learns quickly, and Robert comes to admire her courage, finding himself deeply attracted to Cassie....

    Regular price: $17.96

  • Book 4

    • The Wedding Diary

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Penelope Rawlins
    • Length: 9 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Cat Aston’s fiancé has done a runner, just before she wins a fairy-tale wedding in a luxury hotel! Adam Lawley was left devastated when his girlfriend turned down his heartfelt proposal. He's made a vow never to fall in love again. So, when Cat and Adam meet, they shouldn't even consider falling in love. But for some reason they can't stop thinking about each other…

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    • OK .. NOT REALLY RIVETTING

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    Regular price: $20.50

  • Book 5

    • Magic Sometimes Happens

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Laurence Bouvard
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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    London-based PR consultant Rosie Denham and American IT professor Patrick Riley couldn’t be more different. She’s had a privileged English upbringing. He was raised in poverty in Missouri. Patrick has two kids, a job that means the world to him, and a wife who might decide she wants her husband back. So when Patrick and Rosie fall in love, the prospects don’t seem bright for them. But magic sometimes happens, right?

    Regular price: $20.50

  • Book 6

    • Girl in Red Velvet

    • By: Margaret James
    • Narrated by: Emma Powell
    • Length: 7 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    It’s the 1960s, and Lily Denham is about to begin her studies at Oxford University. On her first day she meets Harry Gale and Max Farley, two fellow undergraduates who are both full of mischievous charm. The three of them become firm friends and enjoy exploring everything Oxford has to offer. However, Lily soon realises she’s falling for both of her newfound friends, men who might offer her two very different futures.

    Regular price: $21.05