After two decades of living abroad in America, Chicky Starr returns home to Stoneybridge, a quaint coastal village in western Ireland, where she acquires an old run-down mansion in need of major refurbishing. Brought back to life as a bed-and-breakfast, Stone House opens its doors to a broad assortment of guests with varying backgrounds and livelihoods. The lodger’s stories unfold and intersect as their lives and hearts are transformed by the allure of the inn.
Find A Week in Winter and other endearing novels by Maeve Binchy on the VBPL Catalog. If you are looking for more stories about a country retreat to which strangers escape and whose lives intermingle, then also try The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber and Winter Solstice by Rosamunde Pilcher.