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Love on the Rocks by Veronica Henry
  

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A successful couple give up on their highflying life and start another in a popular seaside resort. Enter lots of characters who link, entwine and entertain us. With each actually coming alive, they are skilfully developed so you become involved with them all, a very clever working in a lovely book, both thought-provoking, at times tender but also light and amusing. It was originally published by Penguin a few years ago but her new publisher had a big seller with The Beach House and felt new fans may have missed this. Veronica Henry has revisited it.

If you like Veronica Henry you might also like to read books by erica james, Maeve Binchy and Julian Fellowes.

Synopsis

Love on the Rocks by Veronica Henry

Before THE BEACH HUT there was LOVE ON THE ROCKS...When the rundown Rocks Hotel comes up for auction in Mariscombe, Lisa and her boyfriend George make a successful bid to escape and live the dream. But their dream quickly becomes a nightmare. Their arch-rival, Bruno Thorne, owner of the Mariscombe Hotel, seems intent on sabotage. Meanwhile, local chambermaid Molly is harbouring a secret that will blow the whole village apart. Then an unexpected visitor turns up on the doorstep. It seems everyone in Mariscombe is sailing a little too close to the rocks ...

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'The perfect summer read, full of glamour and intrigue NOVELICIOUS Compulsive reading.' WOMAN & HOME

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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Book Info

Publication date

16th January 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
448 pages

Categories

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

ISBN

9781409147077

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