Written by the Law Commissioner responsible for land law, this second edition is an invaluable resource for students new to the subject. It provides a clear overview of the subject, details key cases, and offers both a clear explanation of how the law works and insights into how property lawyers think.
Snow had fallen in the night, and now the great house, standing at the head of the valley, seemed like a five-hundred-year old ship sailing in a white ocean… For the Cavendish family, Rutherford Park is much more than a place to call home. It is a way of life marked by rigid rules and lavish rewards, governed by unspoken desires… Lady of the house Octavia Cavendish lives like a bird in a gilded cage. With her family’s fortune, her husband, William, has made significant additions to the estate, but he too feels bound—by the obligations of his title as well as his vows. Their son, Harry, is expected to follow in his footsteps, but the boy has dreams of his own, like pursuing the new ad...
"The third in the Rutherford series...continues the story of the Cavendish family through World War One and opens with the wedding of the youngest daughter, Charlotte. How realistic are Charlotte's misgivings? What is happening to the Cavendish's son, Harry, in France? And where is Jack Armitage, who volunteered to join? We are in April 1917 and the war rages; close to Rutherford, at Catterick Camp, a large prisoner-of-war camp has been established"--Provided by author.
This book is an examination of the law of land registration in England and Wales, in the light of the Land Registration Act 2002, and in particular at the way land registration is influenced by, and in turn influences, the evolution of land law as a whole. It examines the legal problems that have arisen in connection with land registration and considers the effect of the 2002 statute, drawing extensively upon the law in other jurisdictions and considering possibilities for future development. This is a book which will be essential reading for students, their teachers, and practitioners who will have to grapple with the intricacies of the new Act when it comes into force.
In a reworking of the book Edith Wharton's Ethan Frome, Zenobia Frome is given her own voice, which she uses to tell of the events and emotions that led her to residing in the New England town of Starkfield.
Anna Miles has hidden from the world for months. But on a storm-lashed night, a stranger arrives at her door: a mute girl with the body of an old woman in her car. Who is the girl, and what is her strange connection to Anna? And from whom has Anna been hiding all this time? Chief Inspector Robert Wilde assumes the task of investigating the elderly passenger’s death, a case which turns out to be the strangest and most disturbing of his career. This edition is the first publication of this title outside the United Kingdom.
“I found myself addicted to Rutherford Park, much as I was to Downton Abbey” (Margaret Wurtele on Rutherford Park). Now comes the new novel of Rutherford Park by the acclaimed Elizabeth Cooke… When May came that year in Rutherford, it was more beautiful than anyone could ever remember. More beautiful, and more terrible… From inside their sprawling estate of Rutherford Park, the Cavendish family had a privileged perspective of the world. On the first morning in May, 1915, with a splendid view that reached across the gardens to the Vale of York, nothing seemed lovelier or less threatening. And yet… At the risk of undoing the Cavendish name with scandal, William and Octavia Cavendish ...
The Cavendish family of Rutherford Park secretly dreams of freeing themselves from the rigid constraints and rules of the English aristocracy in the early 20th century in this new novel from the author of the international best-seller The Ice Child. Original.
From acclaimed author Elizabeth Cooke comes a passionate, richly atmospheric novel set in England and Sicily about two women bound by blood—and the secret that could turn them into strangers Zeph’s world is blown apart when she finds out that her husband, Nick, has been unfaithful. Devastated by his betrayal, she takes their two-year-old son and leaves. Hoping to find refuge at her mother’s farm, she instead finds a journal she wasn’t meant to see. Now Zeph views her parents and her childhood in a very different light and finds herself questioning everything she once believed about love and marriage. Alternating between the perspectives of Zeph and her mother, Cora, and filled with b...
One of history’s great unsolved mysteries is the basis for Elizabeth Cooke’s exhilarating and deeply moving extreme-adventure novel about Arctic exploration, survival, and the unshakable bond between parents and children In 1845 Sir John Franklin and his crew of 128 men set out for the Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. They were never seen or heard from again. Now, in an eerie replay of that tragedy, renowned archaeologist and Cambridge professor Douglas Marshall has vanished in Greenland while attempting to solve the centuries-old mystery. When journalist Jo Harper interviews Marshall’s wife, it is the beginning of her own obsession with the lost expedition . . . and with Douglas Marshall. This suspenseful, keenly touching tale of adventure, love, and survival shifts back and forth between the doomed 1845 voyage, told from the perspective of young ship hand Augustus Peterman, and Jo Harper’s present-day relationship with an extraordinary man who will change her profoundly, inspiring her to undertake her own seemingly impossible journey.