Books by Jean Stubbs

Released: Nov. 1, 1998

"A bit of a slow burner, but the conflicts in a tender woman's heart are neatly conveyed here, as is the sense of a close-knit community with more than its share of secrets to hide."
Four years after her poignant Family Games (1994, etc.), Stubbs returns with a subtly shaded, quietly insightful story of a young English widow who moves to the country for a fresh start, only to find herself in the middle of a pitched battle between the forces of light and darkness when she befriends a local group of witches. Read full book review >
FAMILY GAMES by Jean Stubbs
Released: June 27, 1994

"Stubbs treats the tale of a family's resurrection with delicacy and insight. (First printing of 40,000)"
The story of a family reunion, told with wit and compassion by an accomplished novelist (Kelly Park, 1992, etc.). Read full book review >
KELLY PARK by Jean Stubbs
Released: July 21, 1992

"A minor disappointment from an accomplished writer."
Stubbs follows her excellent, complex Light in Summer (1991) with this less successful tale of a female chef who transforms a crumbling English villa into a prosperous country inn—wherein the heroine's motives remain less than clear and the plot surprisingly predictable and trite. Read full book review >