The Apple Orchard Bed and Breakfast
Five Star, Jul 2002, 26.95, 230 pp.
Wealthy recluse W. G. Preston advertises for a woman to serve as manager of a bed and breakfast. In fact the B&B is a front as Preston really seeks a wife and plans a competition among eight female applicants where one each month will be sent home packing. Preston plans to marry the final survivor.
The women are a diverse lot. The widow grandmother Marjorie is witty and friendly yet naive...