The Forever House

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Charnwood

ISBN: 9781444836097

Category: Cotswold Hills (England)

Page: 408

View: 9238

Hunter's Moon is the ultimate forever house. Nestled in the Cotswold valley of Peasebrook, it has been the Willoughbys' home for over fifty years, and now kind-hearted estate agent Belinda Baxter is determined to find the perfect family to live there. For Belinda, selling houses is like selling dreams: the moment you find 'the one', your whole life there can be imagined. But the sale of Hunter's Moon unlocks decades of the Willoughby family's secrets - and brings Belinda face to face with her own troubled past...

A Night on the Orient Express

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409130967

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 1450

Get ready for the journey of a lifetime. The wonderful award-winning novel from the bestselling author of THE LONG WEEKEND. The Orient Express. Luxury. Mystery. Romance. For one group of passengers settling in to their seats and taking their first sips of champagne, the journey from London to Venice is more than the trip of a lifetime. A mysterious errand; a promise made to a dying friend; an unexpected proposal; a secret reaching back a lifetime...As the train sweeps on, revelations, confessions and assignations unfold against the most romantic and infamous setting in the world.

Wild Oats

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 1409146901

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

View: 5347

Before THE BEACH HUT ... enjoy WILD OATS Jamie Wilding's return home is not quite going to plan. A lot has changed in the picturesque Shropshire village of Upper Faviell since she left after the death of her mother. Her father is broke and behaving like a teenager. Her best friend's marriage is slowly falling apart. And the man she lost her heart to years ago is trying to buy her beloved family home. As Jamie attempts to fix the mess, she is forced to confront a long-standing family feud and the truth about her father, before she can finally listen to her own heart.

A Family Recipe

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 9781409166627

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 6713

The brand-new feel-good story from bestseller Veronica Henry - a perfect mix of family, friends and delicious food. What's the secret ingredient to your happiness? Laura Griffin is preparing for an empty nest. The thought of Number 11 Lark Hill falling silent - a home usually bustling with noise, people and the fragrant smells of something cooking on the Aga - seems impossible. Laura hopes it will mean more time for herself, and more time with her husband, Dom. But when an exposed secret shakes their marriage, Laura suddenly feels as though her family is shrinking around her. Feeling lost, she turns to her greatest comfort: her grandmother's recipe box, a treasured collection dating back to the Second World War. Everyone has always adored Laura's jams and chutneys, piled their sandwiches high with her pickles . . . Inspired by a bit of the old Blitz spirit, Laura has an idea that gives her a fresh sense of purpose. Full of fierce determination, Laura starts carving her own path. But even the bravest woman needs the people who love her. And now, they need her in return . . . ***** Praise for Veronica Henry: 'A delight from start to finish' Jill Mansell 'Truly blissful escapism' Lucy Diamond

How to Find Love in a Book Shop

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 1409146871

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 3077

'Romantic and utterly heartwarming' Jenny Colgan Emilia has just returned to her idyllic Cotswold hometown to rescue the family business. Nightingale Books is a dream come true for book-lovers, but the best stories aren't just within the pages of the books she sells - Emilia's customers have their own tales to tell. There's the lady of the manor who is hiding a secret close to her heart; the single dad looking for books to share with his son but who isn't quite what he seems; and the desperately shy chef trying to find the courage to talk to her crush . . . And as for Emilia's story, can she keep the promise she made to her father and save Nightingale Books?

Love on the Rocks

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409147088

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 9677

It was the opportunity of a lifetime - a rundown hotel in Cornwall, just waiting to be brought back to life... Secrets, rivalry, sunshine - from the author of THE BEACH HUT and A NIGHT ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. When the rundown Rocks Hotel comes up for auction in Mariscombe, Lisa and her boyfriend George make a successful bid to escape and live the dream. But their dream quickly becomes a nightmare. Their arch-rival, Bruno Thorne, owner of the Mariscombe Hotel, seems intent on sabotage. Meanwhile, local chambermaid Molly is harbouring a secret that will blow the whole village apart. Then an unexpected visitor turns up on the doorstep. It seems everyone in Mariscombe is sailing a little too close to the rocks ...

The Birthday Party

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 1409112063

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 2361

The stars are coming out to play ... The brilliant novel from the author of THE BEACH HUT. Secrets, rivalry, glamour - it's time for the party of the year... Delilah has lived out her tempestuous marriage to hell-raiser Raf in the glare of the media spotlight. Now planning a milestone birthday, she has more on her mind than invitations. Raf has been offered a part in a movie he can't refuse. But will he succumb to the temptations he's struggled to resist for the last ten years? Delilah's three daughters are building careers of their own, only too aware that the press are waiting for them to slip up. For the Rafferty girls might look like angels, but they are only human. It's the perfect recipe for a party like no other...

A Sea Change

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409108880

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

View: 6558

At Everdene, setting for THE BEACH HUT, two people meet, both with secrets to hide . . . Written specially for the World Book Day Quick Reads promotion Jenna is known as The Ice Cream Girl. She doesn't mind the name one bit. After all, it's a happy name, and there are far worse jobs than selling ice creams on Everdene beach. Craig spends as much time as he can at the beach hut in Everdene he rents with a few of his mates. As a policeman, it is a restful change from his daily life, and he's surfing mad. One weekend he's down there on his own when he notices a girl on the beach. He's young, free and single and she catches his eye. But on this particular summer weekend, both Jenna and Craig's lives are about to change . . .

Coming Home

Author: Fern Britton

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 9780007563029

Category: FICTION

Page: 416

View: 2808

From Sunday Times bestselling author Fern Britton comes an epic tale. Three generations of women, their lives, their loves and their longing to come home to Cornwall.'A heartfelt novel about family secrets and atonement' Fanny Blake, Woman & HomeThree women.A lifetime of secrets.The only place to be is home.Ella comes back to the beautiful Cornish coast to heal her heart after the death of her beloved grandmother, Adela. There she finds her home again and discovers a new life, but she also opens a treasure trove of secrets.Twenty years ago Ella's mother Sennen ran away from Cornwall. Sennen had been a young single mum and, unable to cope, had left their children with her mother Adela...and a part of her with them. She's spent the years since hiding from her past, hiding from herself.Now it's time to come back to Cornwall. To face her mistakes. To pray for forgiveness. And to hope for a future with her long-lost daughter and son. Will she be welcomed back with open hearts?They say home is where the heart is. It's time to come home...Pendruggan: A Cornish village with secrets at its heart

The Long Weekend

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409130932

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 6774

A short break can become the holiday of a lifetime . . . A perfect summer read from the brilliant Veronica Henry, author of The Forever House. In a gorgeous quayside hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning . . . Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by the Sea' with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef. She ensures that everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and turns her whole world upside-down. The rest of the guests arrive with their own baggage. There's a couple looking for distraction from a family tragedy; a man trying to make amends for an affair he bitterly regrets . . .and the young woman who thinks the Cornish village might hold the key to her past. Here are affairs of the heart, secrets, lies and scandal - all wrapped up in one long, hot weekend.

The Summer of Good Intentions

A Novel

Author: Wendy Francis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 145166642X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 1440

"Three sisters and their families come together for their annual summer vacation on Cape Cod, where beloved traditions and long-held assumptions are jeopardized by the secrets each brings from home"--

The Summer House

Author: Jenny Hale

Publisher: Forever

ISBN: 9781538764176

Category: Fiction

Page: 284

View: 6849

From this USA Today bestselling author comes a delightful summer read about friendship, family, and the healing power of love. Callie Weaver and her best friend, Olivia Dixon, have finally done it: put their life savings into the beach house they admired through childhood summers, on the dazzling white sand of North Carolina's Outer Banks. They're going to buff the salt from its windows, paint its sun-bleached sidings, and open it as a bed-and-breakfast. Callie's too busy to think about her love life, but when she catches the attention of local heartthrob Luke Sullivan, his blue eyes and easy smile make it hard to say no. He's heir to his father's real estate empire, and the papers say he's just another playboy. But as they laugh in the ocean waves, Callie realizes there's more to this man than money and good looks. Just when true happiness seems within reach, Callie and Olivia find a diary full of secrets . . . secrets that stretch across the island and have the power to turn lives upside down. As Callie reads, she unravels a mystery that makes her heart drop through the floor. Will Callie and Luke be pulled apart by the storm the diary unleashes, or can true love save them?

The Almost Wife

An absolutely gripping and emotional page turner

Author: Jade Beer

Publisher: Bookouture

ISBN: 1786813912

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 9941

High Tide

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Orion

ISBN: 9781409146858

Category: England

Page: 336

View: 7463

*Shortlisted for the RNA Contemporary Romantic Novel of the Year 2016* Pennfleet might be a small town, but there's never a dull moment in its narrow winding streets ... Kate has only planned a flying visit to clear out the family home after the death of her mother. When she finds an anonymous letter, she is drawn back into her own past. Single dad Sam is juggling his deli and two lively teenagers, so romance is the last thing on his mind. Then Cupid fires an unexpected arrow - but what will his children think? Nathan Fisher is happy with his lot, running picnic cruises up and down the river, but kissing the widow of the richest man in Pennfleet has disastrous consequences. Vanessa knows what she has done is unseemly for a widow, but it's the most fun she's had for years. Must she always be on her best behaviour? As autumn draws in and the nights grow longer, there are sure to be fireworks in this gloriously engaging novel from Veronica Henry, author of A Night on the Orient Express.

The Forever Summer

Author: Jamie Brenner

Publisher: Little, Brown

ISBN: 0316394882

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

View: 308

*A National Bestseller* When a DNA test reveals long-buried secrets, three generations of women reunite on Cape Cod for the homecoming of a lifetime. Marin Bishop has always played by the rules, and it's paid off: at twenty-eight she has a handsome fiancé, a prestigious Manhattan legal career, and the hard-won admiration of her father. But one moment of weakness leaves Marin unemployed and alone, all in a single day. Then a woman claiming to be Marin's half-sister shows up, and it's all Marin can do not to break down completely. Seeking escape, Marin agrees to a road trip to meet the grandmother she never knew she had. As the summer unfolds at her grandmother's quaint beachside B&B, it becomes clear that the truth of her half-sister is just the beginning of revelations that will change Marin's life forever. THE FOREVER SUMMER is a delicious page-turner and a provocative exploration of what happens when our notions of love, truth, and family are put to the ultimate test. Full of delicious descriptions of coastal New England and richly imagined characters, THE FOREVER SUMMER is an emotional, hot-topic page-turner and a summer must-read

The Beach Hut Next Door

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409146723

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 3142

Return to Everdene Sands, setting for the THE BEACH HUT, and discover secrets, love, tragedy and dreams. It's going to be a summer to remember... Summer appeared from nowhere that year in Everdene...and for those lucky enough to own one of the beach huts, this was the summer of their dreams. For Elodie, returning to Everdene means reawakening the memories of one summer fifty years ago. A summer when everything changed. Vince and his brother are struggling to come to terms with the death of their father - but they have very different ways of coping. And for Jenna, determined to put the past behind her, the opportunity to become 'the ice cream girl' once again might just turn her life around. But this summer is not all sunshine and surf - as secrets unfold, and some lives are changed for ever...

The Beach Hut

Author: Veronica Henry

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781408487310

Category: Domestic fiction

Page: 371

View: 1173

On Everdene beach, a row of beach huts holds the secrets of the families who own them - secrets of unrequited love, plain old-fashioned lust, childhood dreams and long-forgotten hopes.

The Memory Shop

Author: Ella Griffin

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409145743

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 1150

'Ella Griffin can make you laugh and cry in the turn of a page' Marian Keyes 'A cleverly crafted, charming romance' Sunday Mirror Will every treasured possession find its perfect home? Nora's world has been turned upside-down. Escaping heart-break in London, she returns to her childhood home in Dublin where her grandmother's beloved house is being sold. Nora has been left with an inheritance of treasured belongings, but no home of her own in which to keep them. Unable to bear auctioning them off, Nora resolves to stay in Dublin and open The Memory Shop, a very special business which matches each gorgeous object with a perfect new owner. It's not long before these objects begin to transform the lives of those they touch, creating new stories and new chances at happiness. As Nora lets go of a lifetime of treasures, she unlocks tantalising clues to her grandmother's mysterious past. But can she finally let go of her own...? An uplifting novel set in a charming Irish community, about love, family and finding your way. Perfect for fans of Jenny Colgan, Emma Hannigan and Carole Matthews. ********* Readers adore THE MEMORY SHOP: 'Another beautifully written, wonderful, evocative, emotional book from Ella Griffin' 'Warm and vibrant, filled with characters to love' 'Absolutely heartwarming!' 'Such a lovely read. Ella Griffin manages to create characters you really care about' 'A little gem with a big heart'

The Little Village Christmas

Author: Sue Moorcroft

Publisher: Avon Books

ISBN: 9780008260019

Category: Interior decorators

Page: 368

View: 9018

'I love all of Sue Moorcroft's books!'Katie Fforde The #1 bestseller returns with an irresistibly festive tale that you won't be able to put down. Alexia Kennedy - interior decorator extraordinaire - has been tasked with giving the little village of Middledip the community caf� it's always dreamed of. After months of fundraising, the villagers can't wait to see work get started - but disaster strikes when every last penny is stolen. With Middledip up in arms at how this could have happened, Alexia feels ready to admit defeat. But help comes in an unlikely form when woodsman, Ben Hardaker and his rescue owl Barney, arrive on the scene. Another lost soul who's hit rock bottom, Ben and Alexia make an unlikely partnership. However, they soon realise that a little sprinkling of Christmas magic might just help to bring this village - and their lives - together again... Readers love The Little Village Christmas... 'Left me with a warm and fuzzy festive feeling' the Bookbag 'The Little Village Christmas is Sue Moorcroft at her very best, with exceptional plotting, wonderful settings and vibrant, flawed and believable characters whom I'd love to meet in real life' Linda's Bookbag 'A beautifully written and planned out book, which should be high on your list of Christmas reading. I can't recommend it highly enough' Novel Kicks 'Sue Moorcroft is wonderfully skilled at exploring relationships between characters and resolving issues where nothing is black and white, letting readers get to know and love even minor characters in the story' My Weekly