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Rosamunde Pilcher, Author Of ‘The Shell Seekers,’ Has Died At 94

Pilcher had been writing short stories and novels for decades before her most famous book made her a star, and not just in Britain and the U.S. “A string of German TV productions based on her books and short stories was so popular in that country that German tourists traveled by the thousands to Cornwall to see the area where the films were shot and where some of her stories were set.” – The New York Times
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‘The Shell Seekers’ author Rosamunde Pilcher dies at 94

LONDON (AP) — British writer Rosamunde Pilcher, whose family saga “The Shell Seekers” sold millions of copies around the world, has died at the age of 94. Pilcher’s literary agency, Felicity Bryan Associates, said Thursday that she died overnight at a hospital in Dundee, Scotland after a short illness. Raised along England’s wild southwest coast […]
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Rosamunde Pilcher, author of The Shell Seekers, dies at 94

The bestselling writer died following a short illness.
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Robyn Carr Celebrates 10 Years of Virgin River Novels

Robyn Carr has delighted and sustained readers through the years with her positive stories of men and women finding their way through the rough patches of life. Grace Valley, Thunder Point, and Sullivan's Crossing have built homes for themselves in her readers' hearts. But Virgin River—now ten years old—is where readers often begin their love affair with Carr's novels. Robyn Carr recently spoke with us over the phone from her home in Las Vegas to tell us about how Virgin River began, the rugged ...
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The Rosamunde Pilcher trail: why German tourists flock to Cornwall

Each year, a quarter of a million Germans come to Cornwall, lured by the books of a British author largely unknown in her own country – and the gorgeous locations in German TV adaptations of her work"Rosamunde Pilcher?" The guy behind the bar gives me a blank look with a hint of social fear: should he know the name? He shouldn't worry. Rosamunde Pilcher was born in 1924, barely 10 miles down the road from The Gurnard's Head, a cosy pub in the village of Lelant, in Cornwall's storm-battered, rugg...
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