A gorgeous novel of secrets, hopes, heartache and dreams, set in Pennfleet, home of THE LONG WEEKEND, by the author of THE BEACH HUT.
*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.
Glamorous and absorbing read ... well-written ... with a cast of believable, empathetic characters who you'll be fascinated by from the start - DAILY MAIL on A Night on the Orient Express
It may well be my read of the summer so far. Simply brilliant. - CHICK LIT REVIEWS on The Beach Hut
Beautifully written and dreamily descriptive, this delightful read will make you laugh, sob ... and pack up the car for a trip to the Cornish Coast. - CLOSER on The Long Weekend
This is great fun and I raced through it ... nicely written, with an interestingly flamboyant family of well-observed characters at the centre of a pacy narrative ... it's entertaining and very readable - DAILY MAIL on The Birthday Party
Veronica Henry is the Sunday Times bestselling author of twenty novels. She was a scriptwriter for some of our best-loved dramas such as The Archers, Heartbeat and Holby City before she turned to fiction. She lives in North Devon with three sons who come and go with the tide, and she flips between walking on the beach, swimming in the sea and mixing killer Negronis.