Praise and Links to the "RATHER" series featuring Penny and Jeremy.

“An entertaining yarn with family drama and intrigue aplenty!” —Booklist

“A simpatico duo!” —Publishers Weekly

“Belmond’s lilting sequel, ['A Rather Curious Engagement'] is fun, even if you don’t have your own yacht!”— Publishers Weekly

"Belmond’s second novel is bound to charm!”—Booklist

“A book that you don't want to miss!” —Chick Lit Club

“A spirited heroine!” —Publishers Weekly

“A lovely reunion with Penny and Jeremy.” —DearAuthor

“A Rather Remarkable Homecoming charms from beginning to end.” –Publishers Weekly

“A return to the golden age of romantic suspense! ‘A Rather Lovely Inheritance’ weds old-style glamour to chick-lit flair. You just want to move into the novel yourself—on a long-term lease, with hero and snazzy sports car included!”-- Lauren Willig, author of “The Secret History of the Pink Carnation”


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Available Now!
C.A. Belmond's hardcover debut, now available in paperback.

C.A. Belmond’s first stand-alone novel is on sale in hardcover, ebook, audiobook trade paperback and Large Print formats by Ballantine Random House.

Previous books: The four “Rather” novels featuring C.A.Belmond's beloved duo, Penny and Jeremy.

“This breezy, witty fourth entry in Belmond’s ‘Rather’ series features strongly defined characters, vivid settings, and a captivating mystery . . . The villagers prove suitably delightful, as does the loving relationship between Penny and Jeremy. [A Rather Remarkable Homecoming] charms from beginning to end.” –Publishers Weekly.

...And did you know?
The "Rather" series is available on audio, too!
In bookstores and online at Barnes and Noble, Amazon and many others, on CD or downloadable.

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Books & Info

Available Now
C.A. Belmond's first stand-alone novel, with new characters and story. In hardcover, published by Ballantine/Random House. ISBN# 978-0-399-17765-1 .
1. First "Rather" Novel
The debut book that launched the "Rather" series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22052-3
2. Second "Rather" novel
The second book in the "Rather" series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22405-7
3. Third "Rather" novel
Continues the “Rather” series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22908-3
4. Fourth "Rather" Novel
More fun with Penny and Jeremy in the "Rather" series. Published by The Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-23461-2
5. FAQ
Interview with the Author
6. Public Appearances
Signings, Interviews, Media
7. What's new?
A new feature with contests and notes from CA Belmond