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Tilly Bagshawe - Author

About the Author

Tilly Bagshawe is the internationally bestselling author of four previous novels. A teenage single mother at 17, Tilly won a place at Cambridge University and took her baby daughter with her. She went on to enjoy a successful career in The City before becoming a writer. As a journalist, Tilly contributed regularly to the Sunday Times, Daily Mail  and Evening Standard  before following in the footsteps of her sister Louise and turning her hand to novels.


Tilly's first book, Adored, was a smash hit on both sides of the Atlantic and she hasn't looked back since. She is married and has two young sons as well as Tilly's daughter Sefi, who is now 18. The family divide their time between their homes in Kensington and Los Angeles and their beach house on Nantucket Island.

 

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Featured books by Tilly Bagshawe

Other books by Tilly Bagshawe

The Phoenix

The Phoenix

Author: Tilly Bagshawe, Sidney Sheldon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

The New York Times Bestselling Author Thrilling and nail-biting, The Phoenix has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel. A deadly enemy will rise again... Ella Praeger has always felt like an outsider. So when she is called to join the ranks of The Group, a force for good operating in the shadows, her world shifts. She is gifted a purpose - and a dangerous legacy. Years ago, The Group rid the world of one of its most powerful criminal masterminds. Yet when a child washes up on a beach in Greece, a mysterious symbol tattooed on its heel, it is a clear warning: impossibly, Athena Petridis has returned to reclaim her empire. Ella's connection to Athena is deeply personal. Thrown into an underworld of treachery and corruption, and haunted by the tragedies of her own past, Ella is reborn as an agent, chasing a villain risen from the ashes. But only one of them can fulfil their destiny...

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Sidney Sheldon's The Silent Widow

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2018

New York Times Bestselling Author Sweeping from Mexico City to the dark underbelly of LA, The Silent Widow has all the trademark glamour, suspense and unexpected twists of a classic Sidney Sheldon novel. A young American au pair, Charlotte Clancy, vanishes without a trace in Mexico City. The case is left cold, but its legacy will be devastating. A decade later, LA is shaken by a spate of violent murders. Psychologist Nikki Roberts is the common link between the victims, her patients at the heart of this treacherous web. When someone makes an attempt on Nikki's life, it's clear she is a marked woman. Nikki makes a living out of reading people, drawing out their secrets, but the key to this shocking pattern eludes her. With the police at a dead end Nikki drafts in Derek Williams, a PI who isn't afraid to put his hand into the hornet's nest. Williams was thwarted in the notorious Charlotte Clancy case all those years ago, but what he unearths in LA - and the mention of one name in particular - leaves him cold, and takes him on a dangerous path into the past. A shadowy manipulator has brought his deadly game to the streets of LA. In a crime spanning generations, it seems Nikki Roberts knows all too much - and a ruthless killer knows the price of her silence. In this crooked city, where enemies and friends are one and the same, Nikki must be the master of her own escape . . .

Bachelor: Racy, pacy and very funny! (Swell Valley Series, Book 3)

Bachelor: Racy, pacy and very funny! (Swell Valley Series, Book 3)

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 16/06/2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged, thata single man in possession of a good fortunemust be in want of... anything but a wife?The third book in the Swell Valley series by bestselling author Tilly BagshaweHenry Saxton-Brae has it all - a titled, self-made millionaire,his fiancee just happens to be a supermodel who is as kind and loyal as she is ravishingly beautiful. To top it all, he's just bought Hanborough Castle, the jewel in the crown of the Swell Valley.Life couldn't be better... for someone who was ready to settledown. Could he really be the only man in the world not in lovewith his future wife?Flora Fitzwilliam has been summoned by legendarydesigner Graydon James to restore Hanborough to its formerglory. She soon discovers that it's not just the house thatneeds fixing, and Flora seems to be the only person who seesthe real Henry Saxton-Brae.Between her boss's waning talents and Henry's roving eye,Flora is being torn apart. Can she pull off the job, and makeHenry see that his bachelor days are behind him?Not since Rupert Campbell-Black has there been such a devastatingly sexy man in jodhpurs!

The Bachelor Racy, Pacy and Very Funny!

The Bachelor Racy, Pacy and Very Funny!

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/06/2016

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of... anything but a wife? The third book in the Swell Valley series by bestselling author Tilly Bagshawe Henry Saxton-Brae has it all - a titled, self-made millionaire, his fiancee just happens to be a supermodel who is as kind and loyal as she is ravishingly beautiful. To top it all, he's just bought Hanborough Castle, the jewel in the crown of the Swell Valley. Life couldn't be better... for someone who was ready to settle down. Could he really be the only man in the world not in love with his future wife? Flora Fitzwilliam has been summoned by legendary designer Graydon James to restore Hanborough to its former glory. She soon discovers that it's not just the house that needs fixing, and Flora seems to be the only person who sees the real Henry Saxton-Brae. Between her boss's waning talents and Henry's roving eye, Flora is being torn apart. Can she pull off the job, and make Henry see that his bachelor days are behind him? Not since Rupert Campbell-Black has there been such a devastatingly sexy man in jodhpurs!

Show: Racy, pacy and very funny! (Swell Valley Series, Book 2)

Show: Racy, pacy and very funny! (Swell Valley Series, Book 2)

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 04/06/2015

Welcome to Swell Valley - where the scandal is in a class of its own...The second book in the Swell Valley series by bestselling author Tilly BagshaweNestled in a glorious patchwork of fields, surrounded by chocolate box villages, Wraggbottom farm means everything to Gabe and Laura Baxter. But love and tradition doesn't pay the bills. Luckily, Laura has an idea that will share the secret of her happy (if sometimes muddy) country life: producing a reality show that will save the farm!Until the interfering new vicar, 'Call-me-Bill' takes it upon himself to lead a protest against the show. Suddenly the village is divided; even Gabe is torn between his new found fame and his old, happy life.With so much at stake for her village and her marriage, will Laura be able to weather the storm or will her big idea turn out to be her biggest mistake?

One Summer's Afternoon

One Summer's Afternoon

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2014

This is no ordinary cricket match. This is the Swell Valley One Day Match... More exclusive than the Buckingham Palace Summer Garden Party, and more star-studded than Cartier Polo, the annual Fittlescombe vs Brockhurst cricket match is older than the Ashes, and every bit as hotly contested. The Fittlescombe team have their hopes pinned on local boy Will Nuttley, but 24 year-old Will has his heart set on winning back the love of his life, Emma Harwich. As the champagne goes on ice and the sandwiches are being cut, little do the Swell Valley residents know that Emma has got wind of Brockhurst's newly arrived `secret weapon', the Argentine heartthrob Santiago de la Cruz. She's intent on sleeping with the enemy, and it's throwing Will into a spin...

Inheritance (Swell Valley Series, Book 1)

Inheritance (Swell Valley Series, Book 1)

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 19/06/2014

Welcome to Tilly Bagshawe's Swell Valley, where the scandal is in a class of its own.Tatiana Flint-Hamilton's gilded cage is torn away when her estranged father dies. As the beloved family estate slips through Tati's fingers, the portraits of her ancestors look down disapprovingly.The new Lord of the Manor is just as ruthless as Tati. The old-world status of Furlings is everything the wealthy, self-made Brett Cranley has ever wanted. Luckily his wife Angela is the perfect homemaker, happy to fall into line with whatever Brett desires. Along with her two children, Furlings soon becomes Angela's lifeline, a place she can finally belong. And one she's not going to give up easily.Losing everything has made Tati realise that her rightful inheritance is all that she now lives for... and she will do anything to get it back.But the fate of Furlings lies in the hands of the villagers.Let the Fittlescombe fireworks begin!

Inheritance: Part Four, Chapters 25-34 of 34

Inheritance: Part Four, Chapters 25-34 of 34

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 19/06/2014

Welcome to Tilly Bagshawe's Swell Valley, where the scandal is in a class of its own.Tilly Bagshawe's first Swell Valley novel, The Inheritance, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is the final PART 4 OF 4 (Chapters 25 to 34 of 34).*The first three parts of The Inheritance are being released weekly from 29th May 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 19th June 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*Tatiana Flint-Hamilton's gilded cage is torn away when her estranged father dies. As the beloved family estate slips through Tati's fingers, the portraits of her ancestors look down disapprovingly.The new Lord of the Manor is just as ruthless as Tati. The old-world status of Furlings is everything the wealthy, self-made Brett Cranley has ever wanted. Luckily his wife Angela is the perfect homemaker, happy to fall into line with whatever Brett desires. Along with her two children, Furlings soon becomes Angela's lifeline, a place she can finally belong. And one she's not going to give up easily.Losing everything has made Tati realise that her rightful inheritance is all that she now lives for... and she will do anything to get it back.But the fate of Furlings lies in the hands of the villagers.Let the Fittlescombe fireworks begin!

Inheritance: Part Three, Chapters 16-24 of 34

Inheritance: Part Three, Chapters 16-24 of 34

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 12/06/2014

Welcome to Tilly Bagshawe's Swell Valley, where the scandal is in a class of its own.Tilly Bagshawe's first Swell Valley novel, The Inheritance, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is PART 1 OF 4 (Chapters 16 to 24 of 34).*The first three parts of The Inheritance are being released weekly from 29th May 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 19th June 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*Tatiana Flint-Hamilton's gilded cage is torn away when her estranged father dies. As the beloved family estate slips through Tati's fingers, the portraits of her ancestors look down disapprovingly.The new Lord of the Manor is just as ruthless as Tati. The old-world status of Furlings is everything the wealthy, self-made Brett Cranley has ever wanted. Luckily his wife Angela is the perfect homemaker, happy to fall into line with whatever Brett desires. Along with her two children, Furlings soon becomes Angela's lifeline, a place she can finally belong. And one she's not going to give up easily.Losing everything has made Tati realise that her rightful inheritance is all that she now lives for... and she will do anything to get it back.But the fate of Furlings lies in the hands of the villagers.Let the Fittlescombe fireworks begin!

Inheritance: Part Two, Chapters 8-15 of 34

Inheritance: Part Two, Chapters 8-15 of 34

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2014

Welcome to Tilly Bagshawe's Swell Valley, where the scandal is in a class of its own.Tilly Bagshawe's first Swell Valley novel, The Inheritance, has been serialized into 4 parts - this is PART 2 OF 4 (Chapters 8 to 15 of 34).*The first three parts of The Inheritance are being released weekly from 29th May 2014, before the full novel is published. The final part will be released on 19th June 2014, when the full novel will also be available to buy in ebook and paperback*Tatiana Flint-Hamilton's gilded cage is torn away when her estranged father dies. As the beloved family estate slips through Tati's fingers, the portraits of her ancestors look down disapprovingly.The new Lord of the Manor is just as ruthless as Tati. The old-world status of Furlings is everything the wealthy, self-made Brett Cranley has ever wanted. Luckily his wife Angela is the perfect homemaker, happy to fall into line with whatever Brett desires. Along with her two children, Furlings soon becomes Angela's lifeline, a place she can finally belong. And one she's not going to give up easily.Losing everything has made Tati realise that her rightful inheritance is all that she now lives for... and she will do anything to get it back.But the fate of Furlings lies in the hands of the villagers.Let the Fittlescombe fireworks begin!

Tilly Bagshawe 3-book Bundle: Scandalous, Fame, Friends and Rivals

Tilly Bagshawe 3-book Bundle: Scandalous, Fame, Friends and Rivals

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 10/04/2014

The incredible three book collection from international best-selling author Tilly BagshaweScandalous:Sasha Miller comes to Cambridge with a dream and leaves on a mission. After falling for the lies and charms of her Director of Studies 'Theo Dexter' she finds herself betrayed, humiliated and nursing a bundle of broken dreams. Heading to the US she is determined to rebuild her life.Years later, Sasha emerges from Harvard Business School with one thing on her mind, the downfall of the now famous Professor Theo Dexter.Fame:Plucked from obscurity at the age of seventeen, Sabrina Leon is the new darling of the film scene, bagging lead roles in the hottest Hollywood movies. But a youtube sensation on the web is about to destroy everything she's fought for...After a bitter feud with a rival producer, hotshot movie producer Dorian Razmirez has had the plug pulled on every project he goes near. Casting the disgraced Hollywood diva Sabrina Leon in Wuthering Heights is a risk that might cost him what remains of his career.Friends and Rivals:Cat fears she is past her prime. Her philandering husband, Ivan, who she still loves passionately after twenty years of marriage, leaves her for a younger woman. Devastated, there is only one person left who Cat trusts.Ava is an innocent, plucked from obscurity and thrown into the deep-end of the glamorous world of fame. When she is pitted against Kendall, the world watches closely, wondering who will survive.As these three women try to navigate a backstabbing world of infamy, desire and fortune, will they be tempted to betray the people they hold dearest?

One Christmas Morning, One Summer's Afternoon: 2 short stories (Swell Valley Series Short Story)

One Christmas Morning, One Summer's Afternoon: 2 short stories (Swell Valley Series Short Story)

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 12/12/2013

A delightful collection of two short stories from bestselling author, Tilly Bagshawe. Welcome to Swell Valley...ONE CHRISTMAS MORNING is not the time to get your heart broken... Dumped by the love of her life and in need of some time to recover, screenwriter Laura Tiverton retreats to the idyllic village of Fittlescombe where she used to spend time as a girl. Maybe lending her expertise to the annual nativity play will be just what she needs. But with two gorgeous men on the horizon and a disastrous night at the ball, on the night before Christmas, who will be able to persuade her that the show must go on?As ONE SUMMER'S AFTERNOON rolls around, the annual Fittlescombe vs Brockhurst cricket match is older than the Ashes, and every bit as hotly contested - and is more exclusive than the Buckingham Palace Summer Garden Party and more star-studded than Cartier Polo. The Fittlescombe team have their hopes pinned on local boy Will Nuttley, but 24 year-old Will has his heart set on winning back the love of his life, Emma Harwich. As the champagne goes on ice and the sandwiches are being cut, little do the Swell Valley residents know that Emma is intent on sleeping with the enemy, and it's throwing Will into a spin...

Sidney Sheldon's The Tides of Memory

Sidney Sheldon's The Tides of Memory

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

How far would you go to protect the ones you love? On the surface the De Vere family appear to have it all. Wealth, political power, and idyllic life split between their London mansion, Oxfordshire country house and their idyllic, sprawling Martha's Vineyard estate. But beneath the gilded facade, and the family's apparently watertight bonds with one another, lie many secrets, some of them deadly. When the mistakes of youth refuse to stay buried, and generation old hatreds resurface, the De Veres find themselves on the brink of losing everything. How far will each of them go to conceal the truth and protect the family?

One Summer's Afternoon: A perfect summer treat! (Swell Valley Series Short Story)

One Summer's Afternoon: A perfect summer treat! (Swell Valley Series Short Story)

Author: Tilly Bagshawe Format: eBook Release Date: 06/06/2013

This is no ordinary cricket match. This is the Swell Valley One Day Match...More exclusive than the Buckingham Palace Summer Garden Party, and more star-studded than Cartier Polo, the annual Fittlescombe vs Brockhurst cricket match is older than the Ashes, and every bit as hotly contested.The Fittlescombe team have their hopes pinned on local boy Will Nuttley, but 24 year-old Will has his heart set on winning back the love of his life, Emma Harwich. As the champagne goes on ice and the sandwiches are being cut, little do the Swell Valley residents know that Emma has got wind of Brockhurst's newly arrived 'secret weapon', the Argentine heartthrob Santiago de la Cruz. She's intent on sleeping with the enemy, and it's throwing Will into a spin...