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The Beach Hut Next Door by Veronica Henry
  

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The past crashes across all four generations of this now extended family which we first met in The Flowers of the Field and gathered more about in A Flower That’s Free, but fear not, for you will thoroughly enjoy this without knowledge of the past two books. We are given what backstory we need so all is tidied up. There are some great characters, the genteel middle-class elegance nicely portrayed and the whole ups and downs of the family a joy to be part of.

If you like Veronica Henry you might also like to read books by Madeleine Wickham, Julian Fellowes and Lisa Jewell.

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Synopsis

The Beach Hut Next Door by Veronica Henry

For Elodie, returning to Everdene means re-awakening the memories of one summer fifty years ago. A summer when everything changed. Vince and his brother are struggling to come to terms with the death of their father - but they have very different ways of coping. And for Jenna, determined to put the past behind her, the opportunity to become 'the ice cream girl' once again might just turn her life around. But this summer is not all sunshine and surf - as secrets unfold, and some lives are changed for ever ...

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It's a glamorous and absorbing read, a well-written romp with a cast of believable, empathetic characters whom you'll be fascinated by from the start - DAILY MAIL

For one group of passengers, there's more at stake than the trip of a lifetime. Compulsive reading. - WOMAN & HOME

The perfect summer read, full of glamour and intrigue - NOVELICIOUS

About the Author

Veronica Henry

Veronica Henry was our Guest Editor in August 2010 - click here - to see the books that inspired her writing.

Veronica Henry began her career as a script typist for Radio 4s 'The Archers'.

After two years in Ambridge she became a script editor for Central Television, then jumped over the fence and wrote scripts for ten years for many of our best loved dramas, including Boon, Heartbeat and Holby City.

Her secret wish to become a novelist was fulfilled in 2000. Her fourth novel, An Eligible Bachelor, was shortlisted for the RNA Novel of the Year Award 2006 for A Night on the Orient Express.

Veronica lives with her husband and three sons in a village in North Devon.

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Publication date

3rd July 2014

Author

Veronica Henry

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www.veronicahenry.co.uk/

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
304 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781409146735

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