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Trisha Ashley - Author

About the Author

Trisha Ashley gave up her fascinating but time-consuming hobbies of house-moving and divorce a few years ago in order to settle in North Wales, though her only claim to the area is a Welsh grandmother. After many years puzzling over which quarter of her is Welsh, she's decided it's probably her writing arm. She has had many part-time jobs over the years, but her current one as a seasonal worker for the National Trust neatly combines three of her greatest interests: historic houses, gardens and meeting people.

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Featured books by Trisha Ashley

Every Woman for Herself

Every Woman for Herself

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

First comes marriage. Then comes divorce. Then it's every woman for herself ...Every Woman for Herself is a hilarious account of divorce and dating from Sunday Times besteller Trisha Ashley. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Carole Matthews,the country setting and rom-com storyline make this the perfect summer paperback. When Charlie's husband Matt tells her that he wants a divorce she has to start from scratch. Suddenly single, broke and approaching 40 she is forced to return to her childhood home in the Yorkshire moors. Living with her father and eccentric siblings could be considered a challenge but soon Charlie finds her new life somewhat refreshing. Now that she's single she's got no need to dye her roots nor to be the perfect wife and she can return to her first love- painting. But just as she begins to feel settled, handsome, bad-tempered actor Mace North moves in down the road and starts mixing things up for Charlie in more ways than one ...

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Wish Upon a Star

Wish Upon a Star

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2013

A wonderful warm festive treat from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. Single mum Cally's life is all about her little girl Stella. She's resigned to the fact that the only romance she's going to get is from the rom-coms she watches and with her busy job and her daughter; she doesn't have time to even think about love. But when Stella gets sick, and Cally is forced to move in with her mother in the remote village of Sticklepond, to save money for Stella's operation, Cally realizes how tough it can be to go it alone. Still, the last thing Cally wants to do is fall in love. All she wants is a Christmas miracle to save Stella. Can laid-back, charming Jago unlock Cally's frozen heart and show her that the best gifts aren't always found under the tree? A gorgeous festive treat, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell

ebook of the month
Good Husband Material

Good Husband Material

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2013

Another warm, wise and witty offering from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. James is everything Tish has ever wanted in a husband - she's married a man who even her mother approves of. He's handsome, dependable, and will make an excellent father - unlike Tish's first love, the disreputable Fergal. Her teenage sweetheart abandoned her for a music career and now lives a typical celebrity lifestyle. Fergal broke her heart - James helped mend it. Now, they've bought a cottage in the country. The next step - kids and a lifetime of domestic bliss. Well, that's the plan. And even if James has a slight tendency to view the village pub as a second home, their relationship is still in pretty good shape after seven years of marriage. So why is marriage to Mr Right making her long for Mr Wrong?

ebook of the month

Other books by Trisha Ashley

Chocolate Collection

Chocolate Collection

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 20/03/2015

From Sunday Times bestselling author Trisha Ashley comes a delicious treat of a collection. Chocolate Wishes and Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues.Chocolate WishesConfectioner Chloe dispenses inspirational sweet treats containing a prediction for each customer. If only her own life was as easy to forecast - perhaps Chloe could have foreseen being jilted at the altar... So when Chloe's first love and the man who broke her heart arrives in the village, try as she might, Chloe can't ignore this blast from her past. Could now be the time for her to make a wish - and dare to believe it can come true?Chocolate Shoes and Wedding BluesWhen Tansy Poole inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, 'Cinderella's Slippers' is born - providing the perfect footwear to make any fairy tale wedding come true. If only everything in her personal life could be as heavenly. So when Actor Ivo Hawksley comes to Sticklepond to nurse his own broken heart, he soon realises that he and Tansy have a link in their past. Soon, they both find out how secrets shared can make a very strong bond indeed...

Footsteps in the Snow and other Teatime Treats

Footsteps in the Snow and other Teatime Treats

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 06/11/2014

From her novels to her magazine articles Trisha Ashley has been writing all her life and this is a collection of her work brought together in a single edition for the first time.A fabulous collection of short stories from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Perfect to curl up with on a winter's evening.

PIECE OF CAKE

PIECE OF CAKE

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2014

A fabulous e-book short story from best-selling author Trisha Ashley.Professional cake-maker Kate doesn't have time for a man in her life, especially a boorish, sports-mad one like Wes. He's definitely not her type.But at her best friends wedding, when one crisis follows another, Kate begins to wonder whether she's misjudged Wes.Can love be the sweetest thing of all?A warm, witty and romantic short story from Sunday Times top 5 best-selling author Trisha Ashley

Every Woman for Herself

Every Woman for Herself

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 08/05/2014

First comes marriage. Then comes divorce. Then it's every woman for herself ...Every Woman for Herself is a hilarious account of divorce and dating from Sunday Times besteller Trisha Ashley. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Carole Matthews,the country setting and rom-com storyline make this the perfect summer paperback. When Charlie's husband Matt tells her that he wants a divorce she has to start from scratch. Suddenly single, broke and approaching 40 she is forced to return to her childhood home in the Yorkshire moors. Living with her father and eccentric siblings could be considered a challenge but soon Charlie finds her new life somewhat refreshing. Now that she's single she's got no need to dye her roots nor to be the perfect wife and she can return to her first love- painting. But just as she begins to feel settled, handsome, bad-tempered actor Mace North moves in down the road and starts mixing things up for Charlie in more ways than one ...

ebook of the month
Finding Mr Rochester

Finding Mr Rochester

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 03/04/2014

In this fabulous ebook short story Trisha Ashley will whisk you away for a romantic treat on the Yorkshire moors.Plus the first chance to get your hands on some exclusive Trisha Ashley recipes.Budding author and die-hard Bronte fan Eleri Groves decides to escape from her disastrous love life to a remote farm cottage in Yorkshire.Living in the land of the Brontes has got to be better than her life at home and she hopes that she'll find some inspiration for her next book.But what she doesn't expect is to find her own Mr Rochester and much more than she bargained for ...A warm, witty and romantic short story from Sunday Times top 5 best-selling author Trisha Ashley.

Wish Upon a Star

Wish Upon a Star

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 07/11/2013

A wonderful warm festive treat from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. Single mum Cally's life is all about her little girl Stella. She's resigned to the fact that the only romance she's going to get is from the rom-coms she watches and with her busy job and her daughter; she doesn't have time to even think about love. But when Stella gets sick, and Cally is forced to move in with her mother in the remote village of Sticklepond, to save money for Stella's operation, Cally realizes how tough it can be to go it alone. Still, the last thing Cally wants to do is fall in love. All she wants is a Christmas miracle to save Stella. Can laid-back, charming Jago unlock Cally's frozen heart and show her that the best gifts aren't always found under the tree? A gorgeous festive treat, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell

ebook of the month
Wish Upon a Star

Wish Upon a Star

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 07/11/2013

A wonderful warm festive treat from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. The perfect gift isn't always under the tree... Single mum Cally's life is all about her little girl Stella. She's resigned to the fact that the only romance she's going to get is from the rom-coms she watches, and with her busy job and her daughter, she doesn't have time to even think about love. But life gets very tough when Stella gets sick. Balancing her job as a recipe writer and looking after Stella is all consuming, so when Cally meets handsome baker Jago the last thing she wants to do is fall in love, especially when she's been badly burned by a Prince Charming from her past. Can laid-back, charming Jago unlock Cally's frozen heart and help her find true love and magic under the mistletoe?Come home for Christmas with this gorgeous festive treat, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell.

Trisha Ashley 3 Book Bundle

Trisha Ashley 3 Book Bundle

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 25/04/2013

A bargain set of three of Trisha Ashley's bestselling romantic comedies.In Wedding Tiers, cakemaker Josie runs a booming wedding business but her own love life is far from blossoming. It seems like it's going to be always the cakemaker, never the bride until charming photographer Noah arrives on the scene...Sowing Secrets tells the story of Fran, who seems to have it all with her lovely husband and cottage in the country. That is until ex-boyfriend Tom turns up and Fran's perfect world is turned upside down.Life is sweet for chocolate maker Chloe in Chocolate Wishes. That is until the new vicar Raffy arrives in the village; Chloe's first love and the man who broke her heart...

Good Husband Material

Good Husband Material

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2013

Another warm, wise and witty offering from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. James is everything Tish has ever wanted in a husband - she's married a man who even her mother approves of. He's handsome, dependable, and will make an excellent father - unlike Tish's first love, the disreputable Fergal. Her teenage sweetheart abandoned her for a music career and now lives a typical celebrity lifestyle. Fergal broke her heart - James helped mend it. Now, they've bought a cottage in the country. The next step - kids and a lifetime of domestic bliss. Well, that's the plan. And even if James has a slight tendency to view the village pub as a second home, their relationship is still in pretty good shape after seven years of marriage. So why is marriage to Mr Right making her long for Mr Wrong?

ebook of the month
Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues

Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 23/08/2012

When Tansy Poole inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, `Cinderella's Slippers' is born - providing the footwear to make any fairytale wedding come true... Carrying everything a bride would want to walk down the aisle in, Tansy's shop soon expands to carry shoe-themed wedding favours, bridesmaid gifts and even delicious chocolate shoes. It's the dream destination for any shoe-lover!If only everything in her personal life could be as heavenly - but with a fiance trying to make her fit into a size 8 wedding dress, not to mention the recent discovery of disturbing family revelations, Tansy takes refuge in the shop's success. But one man isn't thrilled by the stream of customers hot-footing it to Cinderella's Slippers... Actor Ivo Hawksley, resident of the cottage next to the shop, is troubled by a dark secret in his past and has come to Sticklepond to nurse his own broken heart. However, Ivo realises that he and Tansy have a link in their past and soon, they both find out how secrets shared can make a very strong bond indeed... Forget the Jimmy Choos, Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues is the only accessory you need for spring 2012...

Sowing Secrets

Sowing Secrets

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/07/2011

`Trisha Ashley writes with remarkable wit and originality-one of the best writers around!' Katie Fforde, bestselling author of A Country Escape Watch out for temptation in the Garden of Eden... Fran March's life in the idyllic village of St Ceridwen's Well is coming up roses. Almost. If only daughter Rosie - the result of an uncharacteristic one-night stand 18 years ago - wasn't so curious about her real father, and if only husband Mal spent less time on his hobbies, everything would be bliss. But then a face from the past turns Fran's world upside down. The handsome face of TV gardener Gabriel Weston, currently restoring the village's decrepit stately home. And when Fran's ex-boyfriend Tom appears on her doorstep, it seems that all the ghosts of Fran's romantic past are back to haunt her. Can Fran keep Rosie's paternity under wraps? Why is Mal acting so oddly? And will Fran ever learn that every rose has its thorns...?

Twelve Days of Christmas

Twelve Days of Christmas

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/06/2011

Christmas has always been a sad time for young widow Holly Brown, so when she's asked to look after a remote house on the Lancashire moors, the opportunity to hide herself away is irresistible - the perfect excuse to forget about the festivities. Sculptor Jude Martland is determined that this year there will be no Christmas after his brother ran off with his fiancee. He's keen to avoid the family home. However, he will have to return by the twelfth night of the festivities, when the hamlet of Little Mumming hold their historic festivities and all of his family are required to attend. Meanwhile, Holly is finding that if she wants to avoid Christmas, she has come to the wrong place. When Jude unexpectedly returns on Christmas Eve he is far from delighted to discover that Holly seems to be holding the very family party he had hoped to avoid. Suddenly, the blizzards come out of nowhere and the whole village is snowed in. With no escape, Holly and Jude get much more than they bargained for - it looks like the twelve days of Christmas are going to be very interesting indeed!

Chocolate Wishes

Chocolate Wishes

Author: Trisha Ashley Format: eBook Release Date: 02/09/2010

Life is sweet for chocolate maker Chloe Lyon...Business is booming at her artisan chocolate-makers 'Chocolate Wishes' in the picture-perfect Lancashire village of Sticklepond - not least because all of Chloe's sweet treats contain an inspirational prediction for each customer. If only her own life was as easy to read in the cards, perhaps Chloe could have foreseen being jilted at the altar...But Chloe has long put thoughts of love behind her - after all, life is busy enough, especially as she tries to sort out her friends' tangled love lives and the village welcomes its new vicar, Raffy Sinclair.However, the village rumour mill goes into overdrive when it is revealed that Raffy is the distinctly unorthodox ex-front man of rock band 'Dark Angels' - and also happens to be Chloe's first love, who left her broken-hearted...Whilst Chloe tries to ignore this blast from her past, will she discover that wishes can come true when you least expect it...?A charming novel for chocoholics everywhere, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell and Carole Matthews.

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