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Jenny Ashcroft

Jenny Ashcroft lives in Brighton with her husband and two children. Before that, she spent many years living and working in Australia and Asia - a time which gave her an enduring passion for stories set in exotic places. She has a degree in history, and has always been fascinated by the past - in particular the way that extraordinary events can transform the lives of normal people

Genres: Historical Romance, Historical
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Jenny Ashcroft recommends
After the Last Dance (2015)
Sarra Manning
"I was totally swept up in the world of Rainbow Corner - I didn't want to leave it - and equally was completely absorbed by Leo and Jane's story. Such a fantastic book, I feel very lucky to have read it."
The Last Day (2018)
Claire Dyer
"Exquisitely written and completely immersive, The Last Day caught me up from the very first page. With taut, page-turning plotting, intense emotion, and characters who live and breathe so real, I now feel I know them this book was a complete joy, one I didn't want to finish, but which I know will stay with me for a very long time."
The Shelly Bay Ladies Swimming Circle (2019)
Sophie Green
"Brimming with atmosphere and warmth, this gorgeous book completely carried me away. I absolutely loved it."
The Forbidden Promise (2020)
Lorna Cook
"Compelling, dramatic, with a great twist, this is a brilliant tale – everyone who loved The Forgotten Village will be sure to love this too."
The Second Marriage (2020)
Gill Paul
"I was completely enthralled, wholly swept up in the characters, the glamour, and the fascinating story of these iconic women. An utter treat from beginning to end – readers far and wide will fall under its spell."
The Rose Garden (2021)
Tracy Rees
"...gorgeously written, deeply atmospheric, tense and vivid and a total page-turner."
The Return (2021)
Anita Frank
"With her combination of beautiful, atmospheric writing and masterful storytelling Anita had me turning the pages well into the night. The Return is a very special novel, one I savoured and will assuredly return to."
What Might Have Been (2022)
Holly Miller
"One of those novels that sweeps you up from the very first page and doesn't let you go until long after the last. I was completely hooked . . . It's a novel that breathes heart and hope and which I can't recommend highly enough. I adored it."
Love in a Time of War (2022)
(Three Fry Sisters, book 1)
Adrienne Chinn
"Rich, evocative and utterly immersive, this beautifully written book swept me away."
The Halfways (2022)
Nilopar Uddin
"This novel is an absolute beauty, and already one of my favourites for 2022. Nilopar Uddin's writing is entrancing, her characterisation, brilliant. In The Halfways, she has quite genuinely taken my breath away."
The Man I Never Met (2022)
Elle Cook
"Heartfelt, deeply moving, and so wonderfully romantic. This is the book everyone needs to be curling up with."
Stay Buried (2022)
(DI Lockyer, book 1)
Kate Webb
"Kate Webb has had me completely hooked with her page-turning plot, incredible characterisation, and beautiful, atmospheric writing. An utterly gripping story brilliantly told. I can't wait for Kate's next one!"
The Maiden (2023)
Kate Foster
"I simply could not have loved this novel more. In Christian and Violet, Kate Foster has created two unforgettable characters, whose stories I became utterly and delightedly glued to. Page-turning, transportive, funny, and tremendously moving, The Maiden is a book to lose yourself in - just make sure you don't have any plans, because once you start reading, you won't want to stop."

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