WorldCat Identities

Henry, Veronica

Works: 63 works in 382 publications in 11 languages and 7,443 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Chick lit 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor
Classifications: PR6108.E574, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Veronica Henry
How to find love in a bookshop by Veronica Henry( Book )

36 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 2,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nightingale Books, nestled on the high street in Peasebrook, a picture-postcard Cotswold town, is a dream come true for book lovers. Everyone who enters falls in love with something. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open and the developers are circling. The temptation to sell up is proving enormous - but what about the promise she made to her father? Not to mention her customers, for whom the shop is a comfort, a meeting place, a lifeline. Then Emilia meets Dexter, local jack-the-lad, who is looking to improve his English so he can better himself. He buys all Emilia's recommendations, and together they re-discover all her favourite authors. But Dexter has a secret, and is not all he seems
The long weekend by Veronica Henry( Book )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Claire Marlowe owns The Townhouse by the Sea with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef. She ensures everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and turns her whole world upside down. And 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
Marriage and other games by Veronica Henry( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forgive and forget? Could you ...? When girl-about-town Charlotte discovers her husband has been arrested for fraud, she flees to the wilds of Exmoor to nurse her broken heart. Yet despite the slower pace of life, she finds she's not the only person whose life is in turmoil. There's Sebastian, bad boy of the British art scene, determined to drink the local pub dry while his wife lives it up in London. Then Fitch, who married the high-spirited Hayley thinking he would find wedded bliss, but is struggling to keep up with her outrageous demands. And finally Penny, recently divorced and quietly determined to have more fun second time around - but who with? As Charlotte adapts to a life without LK Bennett and Starbucks on the doorstep, she turns to her newfound friends for advice. Can she find it in her heart to forgive her husband for what he did? And if she does, will it be too late?
Love on the rocks by Veronica Henry( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bruno Thorne is the self-crowned king of Mariscombe, a faded seaside resort crammed with chip shops and amusement arcades. But things are on the turn because the resort has been picked as a potential holiday hot-spot. Meanwhile, George Law wants to do for Mariscombe what Rick Stein did for Padstowe (even though he's not entirely sure what to do with a red mullet) and, thanks to a last minute cock-up by the estate agent, George outbids Bruno for the rundown Rocks Hotel. At last he can realise his dream and, with his gorgeous ex-lingerie model girlfriend Lisa at his side, surely nothing can hold him back... But George hasn't counted on disgruntled locals, infuriating ex-wives... or Bruno Thorne's apparent interest in Lisa. With another splash hit on her hands, bestselling novelist Veronica Henry moves to the seaside and delivers the perfect holiday read
The beach hut by Veronica Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For Sale: a rare opportunity to purchase a beach hut on the spectacular Everdene Beach. 'The Shack' has been in the family for fifty years, and was the first to be built on this renowned stretch of golden sand ..." Jane Milton doesn't want to sell her beloved beach hut, which has been the heart of so many family holidays and holds so many happy memories. But when her husband dies, leaving her with an overwhelming string of debts, she has no choice but to sell. The Beach Hut follows the stories of the people who own the beach huts, families who come to Everdene each year, people who fall in - or out of - love, remembering their pasts, or trying to forget them ... Veronica Henry has brilliantly drawn together the comings and goings of life at the beach huts over one long, hot, lazy summer ..."--Publisher description
The birthday party by Veronica Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Delilah Rafferty has lived out her tempestuous marriage to hell-raiser Raf in the full glare of the media spotlight. Now, from the luxurious comfort of her beautiful kitchen, Delilah is planning her birthday party, a night that will see a star-studded gathering of friends and family celebrate in traditional Rafferty style. But she has more on her mind than just invitations... Raf has been offered a part in a movie he can't refuse. But will that mean he'll succumb to the temptations he's struggled so hard to resist for the last ten years - beautiful women and too much wine? And Delilah's three daughters, Coco, Violet and Tyger, are building careers of their own, only too aware that the press are waiting for them to slip up. For although the Rafferty girls might look like angels, they are only human. As with all families, there are secrets and rivalries bubbling away, and on one gloriously starry night, it's all going to come spilling out. This is your invitation to a birthday party of the year..."--Publisher's description
Het huis van je dromen : als je onverwachts je droomhuis vindt, moet je dan je leven omgooien? by Veronica Henry( Book )

13 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hunter's Moon is the ultimate forever house. Nestled in the rolling country hills 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
Just a family affair by Veronica Henry( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Behind every good man, there's meant to be a good woman. But what happens when there's not just one woman...? The Liddiard family are well known in the Gloucestershire village of Honeycote - and now there is to be a big wedding. But will everything go according to plan? Lucy Liddiard knows her husband is no saint, but isn't prepared for his latest confession. Bride-to-be Mandy has no idea what joining the Liddiards really means. And local girl Mayday, wild child, rebel and free spirit, is thinking the unthinkable - with unimaginable consequences
The beach hut next door by Veronica Henry( Book )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
An eligible bachelor by Veronica Henry( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sexy, witty romp through the lives of the slightly improper residents of a proper country estate in a sleepy English village
A night on the Orient Express by Veronica Henry( Book )

20 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's a frosty night in November as a group of passengers climb aboard the Orient Express for the journey of a lifetime from London to Venice. As they settle into the luxury of their cabins and take their first sips of champagne, they all have different hopes and expectations. Some have waited a lifetime for the experience, for others, it is a surprise; for many, a celebration. One thing is certain, the journey won't be uneventful. As they share lunch, afternoon tea, cocktails and dinner to the tinkling of the grand piano, there are revelations, confessions and assignations. As the train sweeps on, stories unfold against the most romantic and infamous setting in the world
Honeycote by Veronica Henry( Book )

24 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before THE BEACH HUT ... there was HONEYCOTE. When you've got it all, why would you risk it all? The Liddiards have a wonderful life at Honeycote House: endless guests, parties and family fun. But unbeknownst to his wife Lucy, Mickey Liddiard has a few secrets. He's going to make some changes, though. 1) Give his mistress the boot. Tricky, especially when she is head over heels in love with him. 2) Get the family business back on its feet. Trickier, as Mickey's had his fingers in the till. 3) Give up the booze. Trickiest. And he can't possibly do that until he's resolved steps one and two. He owes it to Lucy and the children. But it's going to take more than willpower, especially when there's more than one person with their eye on the brewery. And his house. And his wife ... After all, it's impossible to keep secrets in a village as small as Honeycote
Wild oats by Veronica Henry( Book )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Jamie Wilding returns home to find her father about to sell their family home to Rod Deacon, she is horrified. For Rod is Jamie's childhood sweetheart, who stole her heart 12 years ago and forgot to give it back. It's only a matter of time before she has to confront the fact that she and Rod have unfinished business
A sea change by Veronica Henry( Book )

7 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
High tide by Veronica Henry( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Making hay by Veronica Henry( Book )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweet-natured Ginny has men falling at her feet. She could go for the safe option or take a walk on the wild side? Then a new couple take over the Honeycote village pub and discover a pair of naughty nubile twins and a dodgy businessman with a closet full of skeletons
Starstruck by Veronica Henry( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anniversary by Veronica Henry( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten tempting stories from ten bestselling authors
Family recipe / Veronica Henry by Veronica Henry( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"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..."--Publisher's description
How to find love in a bookshop by Veronica Henry( )

11 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Absolutely delightful."--PeopleThe enchanting story of a bookshop, its grieving owner, a supportive literary community, and the extraordinary power of books to heal the heart Nightingale Books, nestled on the main street in an idyllic little village, is a dream come true for book lovers--a cozy haven and welcoming getaway for the literary-minded locals. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open after her beloved father's death, and the temptation to sell is getting stronger. The property developers are circling, yet Emilia's loyal customers have become like family, and she can't imagine breaking the promise she made to her father to keep the store alive. There's Sarah, owner of the stately Peasebrook Manor, who has used the bookshop as an escape in the past few years, but it now seems there's a very specific reason for all those frequent visits. Next is roguish Jackson, who, after making a complete mess of his marriage, now looks to Emilia for advice on books for the son he misses so much. And the forever shy Thomasina, who runs a pop-up restaurant for two in her tiny cottage--she has a crush on a man she met in the cookbook section, but can hardly dream of working up the courage to admit her true feelings. Enter the world of Nightingale Books for a serving of romance, long-held secrets, and unexpected hopes for the future--and not just within the pages on the shelves. How to Find Love in a Bookshop is the delightful story of Emilia, the unforgettable cast of customers whose lives she has touched, and the books they all cherish
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The birthday party
Love on the rocksThe beach hutThe birthday partyJust a family affairAn eligible bachelorHoneycoteWild oatsMaking hayStarstruck
Alternative Names
Henrija, Veronika

Veronica Henry British writer

Veronica Henry écrivaine britannique

Veronica Henry escritora británica

Вероника Хенри