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A Home From Home

Veronica Henry

8 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Escape to the golden Somerset countryside with Sunday Times bestseller Veronica Henry for an absorbing family drama bursting with sunshine, cider and secrets.

'As uplifting as summer sunshine' Sarah Morgan

Sunshine, cider and family secrets...

Dragonfly Farm has been a home and a haven for generations of Melchiors - arch rivals to the Culbones, the wealthy family who live on the other side of the river. Life there is dictated by the seasons and cider-making, and everyone falls under its spell.

For cousins Tabitha and Georgia, it has always been a home from home. When a tragedy befalls their beloved Great-Uncle Matthew, it seems the place where they've always belonged might now belong to them...

But the will reveals that a third of the farm has also been left to a Culbone. Gabriel has no idea why he's been included, or what his connection to the farm - or the Melchiors - can be.

As the first apples start to fall for the cider harvest, will Dragonfly Farm begin to give up its secrets?

A Home from Home is the very best of Veronica Henry's storytelling - gorgeous scenes you wish you could step into, a cast of characters who feel like friends, and an irresistibly feel-good family drama crossing three generations.

Discover Veronica Henry - your favourite authors' favourite author:

'Wise, insightful, beautifully written. A delicious treat of a book' Milly Johnson

'An utter delight' Jill Mansell

'Truly blissful escapism' Lucy Diamond

'A heart-warming, triumphant story combined with Veronica's sublime writing - the perfect mix!' Cathy Bramley

'Veronica Henry has such a deft hand with families and their complications' Katie Fforde

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Praise for A Home From Home

  • A gorgeous read. I loved the warmth and depth of all the characters...but particularly the overarching loveliness of Dragonfly Farm, which seemed to perfectly personify generations of love and family and survival

  • A lovely story of families, love and loyalty

  • As uplifting as summer sunshine. I savour every book she writes

  • Guaranteed to slip down as perfectly as a second glass of rose - i newspaper

  • With characters you'll root for and a story that spans generations, this warm-hearted book is a joy - Fabulous Magazine

  • A wonderfully descriptive feelgood read that spans three generations - Woman's Weekly

  • Wonderful description, historical detail and a cast of vivid characters make this an absorbing summer read - Woman's Own

  • Packed with emotion, drama, superb characterisation, and the 'realistic escapism' that has become a trademark of Henry's wonderful novels, A Home from Home proves to be simply irresistible - Lancashire Post

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Veronica Henry

Veronica Henry has worked as a scriptwriter for THE ARCHERS, HEARTBEAT and HOLBY CITY amongst many others, before turning to fiction. She won the 2014 RNA NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD for A NIGHT ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. Veronica lives with her family in a village in north Devon.

Find out more at www.veronicahenry.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @veronica_henry

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