“A RATHER REMARKABLE HOMECOMING charms from beginning to end.” –Publishers Weekly



“A simpatico duo!” —Publishers Weekly


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

“A spirited heroine.” —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


“An entertaining yarn with family drama and intrigue aplenty.” --Booklist

“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”

About C.A.


C.A. Belmond is a novelist, poet, lyricist and scriptwriter, who was awarded the Edward Albee Foundation Fellowship and was twice a Pushcart Press Editors' Book Award finalist, nominated by Jonathan Galassi of Farrar Straus & Giroux, and Nan Talese of Doubleday. Belmond's mentor is Margaret Atwood.

Belmond's original screenplays were shortlisted at Robert Redford's Sundance Institute and the Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference. A member of the Writers Guild of America, Belmond has written, directed and produced award-winning television drama and documentary, for CBS, ABC and A&E; and an original children's TV series and song lyrics for PBS.

Belmond has taught writing at New York University, and was selected as a writer in residence at the Karolyi Foundation in the South of France. A Rather Lovely Inheritance is Belmond's debut novel.



Books & Info

1. Debut Novel
First book that launched the series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22052-3
2. Sequel
The second book in the "Rather" series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22405-7
3. Third novel
Continues the “Rather” series. Published by the Penguin Group. ISBN# 978-0-451-22908-3
4. Fourth 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