Veronica Henry was born in 1963. She went to the Royal School Bath and studied Latin at Bristol University, then went to work as a production secretary on The Archers, where her duties ranged from organising Shula Archer’s wedding photographs to playing Peaches the barmaid in the Cat and Fiddle. From there she went to Central Television to script-edit such broadcasting legends as Crossroads and Boon. She left to have her first baby in 1990 and became a scriptwriter, writing hundreds of hours of broadcast television for Heartbeat, Doctors and Holby City amongst others.
In 2000, she turned to novels: in 2002, Honeycote, her first novel was published. In 2012 she was writer-in-residence on the Venice-Simplon Orient Express. A Night on the Orient Express won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2014 by the Romantic Novelists' Association. She also write features and short stories for newspapers and magazines, including The Daily Mail, Woman and Home and Red Magazine.
She lives on the coast in North Devon her husband and three sons.

Book List in Order: 28 titles

  • Evil lives in a traveling carnival roaming the Depression-era South. But the carnival’s newest act, a peculiar young woman with latent magical powers, may hold the key to defeating it. Her time has come.Abandoned by her family, alone on the wro...


  • Discover the gorgeous new summertime must-read from Sunday Times bestseller Veronica Henry - a holiday for the heart and soul!----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Escape to Everdene Sands, where the ...


  • The joyous Christmas novel from the Sunday Times top-ten bestselling author of A Family Recipe and The Beach Hut'A glorious story full of hope, heartache and Christmas magic' Cathy Bramley'Wise, insightful, beautiful written and sprinkled with Christ...


  • Veronica Henry weaves two stories around the house at 11 Lark Hill in Bath; one is set in wartime, the other sees the present occupants daughter going off to university, leaving 40-something Laura - and her Aga - facing a different life in a quiet, h...


  • Treat yourself to this charming, cheering story from bestseller Veronica Henry. A new home, a new circle of friends, a new chance at happiness? Suzanna and Barney Blake are swapping city life for the countryside, determined to breathe new life...


  • The perfect comfort read, brimming with humour and heart, from bestseller Veronica Henry. It was supposed to be a quiet country wedding. The village church, a marquee in the garden and a few carefully chosen guests. But no sooner have the invitations...


  • Escape to the country this Christmas in this feel-good favourite from bestseller Veronica Henry. Homemade mulled wine, freshly baked mince pies and plenty of Christmas cheer... It's the most wonderful time of the year, they say. And in the little Cot...


  • Would you know your forever house if you found it? Hunter's Moon is the ultimate 'forever' house. Nestled by a river in the Peasebrook valley, it has been the Willoughbys' home for over 50 years, and now estate agent Belinda Baxter is determined ...


  • 'Romantic and utterly heartwarming' Jenny Colgan on How To Find Love in a Bookshop In the charming town of Peasebrook, there's a place for everyone. War vet Joe has made new friends and a new home for himself here, overlooking a beautiful apple or...






  • The 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 b...



  • Returning to Penfleet after years in New York, Kate can't help but feel a pang of affection for the little town by the sea where she grew up. If only she were returning in happier circumstances. This last trip is full of farewells: to her childhood h...


  • The sun is out and the beach huts at Everdene Sands are filling up once again. Jemima is artist in residence for the summer, capturing the antics of the holidaymakers on canvas. But it's not long before she becomes embroiled in their tangled lives...


  • With warmth and wit, bestseller Veronica Henry sprinkles a little Christmas magic across the Georgian streets of Bath in this deliciously engaging 'Noella'. From the author of THE BEACH HUT NEXT DOOR. Behind the gorgeous Georgian sweep of Pelham Cr...


  • Five of Veronica Henry's brilliant novels, together in one collection. The collection comprises: Just a Family Affair Marriage and Other Games The Beach Hut The Birthday Party The Long Weekend...


  • 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 w...


  • 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 differe...


  • In a gorgeous quay-side hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning ... 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 ...


  • 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-studde...







  • The Trans-Atlantic slave trade scattered millions of Africa's children across the globe. They are together, once again, in the pages of this short story collection.Featuring fourteen new voices from the African diaspora, these tales span the genres o...


  • When Charlotte Briggs' husband Ed is sent down for fraud, she cannot find it in her heart to forgive him for what he has done. Ostracised from their social circle, she flees to the wilds of Exmoor to nurse her broken heart. But despite the slower pac...


  • In the Gloucestershire village of Honeycote, country life is anything but quiet. Maybe it's something to do with all that fresh air, but it's the kind of place where passions run high. Where old families meet new money, and old husbands meet new girl...


  • 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 d...


  • Welcome to Eversleigh—a small English village being invaded by celebrity, sex, and scandal!Guy Portias, heir to Eversleigh Manor, has woken up with two problems: he has a wicked hangover, and he seems to have gotten himself engaged. His new fiancé...


  • Life in the bosom of the Wilding family has its ups and downs From the moment she arrives back to find a half-naked man in the kitchen, nothing about returning to the Shropshire village of Upper Faviell is quite what Jamie Wilding expected. For much ...


  • Suzanna and Barney Blake are swapping city life for the countryside--determined to breathe new life into the Honeycote Arms and a marriage touched by tragedy. Newly separated Ginny Tait arrives in Honeycote at around the same time--with very nubile t...


  • The Liddiards have lived at Honeycote House for generations. But all that might be about to change... Rakishly charming Mickey Liddiard has several problems. Unbeknownst to his angelic wife Lucy, his family run business Honeycote brewery - the mainst...