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Veronica Henry

UK flag (b.1963)

Veronica Henry is a highly successful scriptwriter who has written for The Archers, Family Affairs and Heartbeat. Her first novel, Honeycote, was published in July 2002. She lives in Worcestershire with her husband and two sons.

Genres: Romance, General Fiction, Literary Fiction
   1. Honeycote (2002)
     aka A Country Christmas
   2. Making Hay (2003)
     aka A Country Life
   3. Just a Family Affair (2008)
     aka A Country Wedding
Series contributed to
Non fiction
Romantic Novel of the Year Award Best Novel winner (2014) : A Night on the Orient Express

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Sisters-in-Law (2009)
Nina Bell
"Rich, warmly written and deeply satisfying. Nina Bell is a real find."
The Villa (2012)
Rosanna Ley
"Romantic, escapist and mouthwatering."
The Secrets We Left Behind (2014)
Susan Elliot Wright
"If you love Maggie O'Farrell you will love this."
The Butterfly Summer (2016)
Harriet Evans
"Multi-layered, heartbreaking . . . beautiful."
A Dangerous Crossing (2017)
Rachel Rhys
"An utter treat . . . a glorious mix of proper old-school glamour and a labyrinthine plot full of class war, politics and sexual tension . . . A masterful storyteller."
The Thousand Lights Hotel (2017)
Emylia Hall
"The Thousand Lights Hotel is a gloriously intoxicating fairytale - sweet, sensual and sun-drenched. You won't want to leave!"
Anatomy of a Scandal (2018)
Sarah Vaughan
"Anatomy of a Scandal has bestseller written all over it."
If I Fall (2018)
Ella Harper
"Warm, perceptive and razor sharp. It’s everything you want from a novel."
Ivy & Abe (2018)
Elizabeth Enfield
"A beautiful story that explores what it is to have a soul mate. It made me cry a lot - in a good way! - but it also made me think, as all the best books do."
Our House (2018)
Louise Candlish
"Heart-stopping, toe-curling, breath-taking! Half can’t bear to read/half can’t bear to put it down. It’s marvellous - so tautly plotted and don’t see the twists coming! Will be a smash hit!"
The Optimist's Guide to Letting Go (2018)
Amy E Reichert
"A delightful treat—Amy's writing gets under the skin of family: how they drive you crazy, but you love them just the same. An absolute joy I am sure readers will take to their hearts."
The Single Mum's Wish List (2018)
Charlene Allcott
"Fresh and funny and REAL ... Martha really spoke to me. She will steal everyone's heart!"
The Two Lives of Louis & Louise (2019)
Julie Cohen
"A cobweb of a book: beautifully intricate and delicate."
The Red Address Book (2019)
Sofia Lundberg
"With an ingenious hook and a glorious heroine, this book is a delicate balance of heartwarming and heartbreaking and a timely reminder to hold on to those you love in case they get away. Enchanting."
A Store At War (2019)
(Shop Girls, book 1)
Joanna Toye
"Jo writes with a sure hand and a light touch… It's a real page-turner with a spirited heroine who will worm her way into readers' hearts. A sparkling new voice in fiction."
The Matchmaker's List (2019)
Sonya Lalli
"Bright and vivid, and fresh and funny—I was utterly charmed by this insight into Raina's struggle to be the perfect Indian daughter."
After the End (2019)
Clare Mackintosh
"So delicately balanced and never indulgent. So perfect."
The Christmas Wish List (2019)
(Wynbridge, book 7)
Heidi Swain
"The most delicious slice of festive fiction."
The Daughters of Foxcote Manor (2020)
Eve Chase
"Bewitching and beguiling. . . . As suspenseful as the mistress of psychological drama, Daphne Du Maurier. Chase is simply brilliant."
Just My Luck (2020)
Adele Parks
"A modern-day tale of (dis)loyalty and toxic friendships as a dream come true turns into a nightmare. Utterly gripping and fiendishly twisty. You'll never do the lottery again."
The Family Holiday (2020)
Elizabeth Noble
"Wisdom, warmth and wit in a sumptuous setting - you won't be able to tear yourself away. Elizabeth's understanding of how families tick is second to none. A summer delight - strawberries and cream in book form. Wonderful!"
The Beginner's Guide to Loneliness (2020)
Laura Bambrey
"Sweet, funny, engaging - and underneath the sparkle really rather wise. The perfect tonic for our times."
The Illustrated Child (2020)
Polly Crosby
"Evocative and enchanting – a future classic and a star in the making."
Together by Christmas (2020)
Karen Swan
"An absolute feast of a Christmas read - I devoured it more quickly than a plate of smoked salmon canapés. A wild and windswept location, three feisty sisters and enough family drama to keep you quiet for hours. A real treat to get absolutely lost in. Go on - spoil yourself!"
Home (2021)
Penny Parkes
"Clever, warm and funny, Penny writes with a big heart, a light touch and supreme confidence. Home will be on all the best bookshelves! The ultimate comfort read."
Midnight in Everwood (2021)
M A Kuzniar
"Delicious as a sugar plum, this is the perfect Christmas tea, with every word a jewel. You will fall under its spell from the first page to the last. Enchanting."
Anything Could Happen (2021)
Lucy Diamond
"Tender, bittersweet and funny, Lucy Diamond is brilliant about love in all its guises and the mistakes we make. A truly touching love story for our times."

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