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The Birthday Party by Veronica Henry
  

The Birthday Party

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Selected by Sarah Broadhurst

August 2011 Book of the Month.

Secrets, rivalry, glamour - it's time for the party of the year...The stars are coming out to play in this the brilliant new novel from the author of THE BEACH HUT. But will Delilah's husband Raf be able to resist the temptations of the other beautiful women in his life and will their three daughters slip up? Whatever happens the press will be waiting.

If you like Veronica Henry you might also like to read books by Madeleine Wickham, Milly Johnson and Claudia Carroll.

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Synopsis

The Birthday Party by Veronica Henry

Delilah has lived out her tempestuous marriage to hell-raiser Raf in the glare of the media spotlight. Now planning a milestone birthday, she has more on her mind than invitations. Raf has been offered a part in a movie he can't refuse. But will he succumb to the temptations he's struggled to resist for the last ten years? Delilah's three daughters are building careers of their own, only too aware that the press are waiting for them to slip up. For the Rafferty girls might look like angels, but they are only human. It's the perfect recipe for a party like no other...

Reviews

A fast-paced gossipy read, set in glamorous locations, with sumptuous descriptions and lively dialogue. * TELEGRAPH & ARGUS * Deliciously frothy * PETERBOROUGH EVENING TELEGRAPH * An exciting tale 4 stars. * STAR * Glam yet emotionally astute ... a sparky absorbing read which fizzes with life and and zip. * MSLEXIA * Dramatic, addictive and rather steamy! * CLOSER * This is great fun and I raced through it ... nicely written, with an interestingly flamboyant family of well-observed characters at the centre of a pacy narrative ... it's entertaining and very readable. * DAILY MAIL *


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

21st July 2011

Author

Veronica Henry

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Publisher

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

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781409120605

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