Novels in Reverse Order of Publication

Mothers and Daughters

Mothers and Daughters

20/09/2021

Since the sudden death of her husband, Naomi has steadily rebuilt the life they shared in the village of Tilsham by the sea.

Letters from the Past

Letters from the Past

08/04/2020

It’s the autumn of 1962 in the idyllic Suffolk village of Melstead St Mary. Evelyn Devereux’s husband Kit is planning their 20th wedding anniversary party…

Swallowtail Summer

Swallowtail Summer

22/02/2019

A cherished home, a circle of friends and a summer that will change everything… A story about friendship, making changes, and learning to live life to the fullest.

Song of the Skylark

Song of the Skylark

23/11/2015

Lizzie has an unfortunate knack for attracting bad luck, but this time she’s hit the jackpot…

The Dandelion Years

The Dandelion Years

01/02/2015

Ashcombe was the most beautiful house Saskia had ever seen as a little girl. A rambling pink cottage on the edge of the Suffolk village of Melbury Green.

Summer at the Lake

Summer at the Lake

22/12/2013

Lake Como – beautiful, enchanting, romantic… For Floriana, it is the place where the love of her life is getting married to another woman. And she’s been invited to the wedding…

The Hidden Cottage

The Hidden Cottage

22/12/2013

Mia Channing appears to have an enviable life: a beautiful home, a happy marriage, a job she enjoys and three grown-up children to whom she’s devoted. But appearances can be deceptive…

The Real Katie Lavender

The Real Katie Lavender

23/01/2013

At the age of thirty, Katie Lavender thinks she is better than most when it comes to dealing with life’s surprises…

Promises, Promises

Promises, Promises

05/08/2012

‘I Must Stand Up for Myself More’ so promises Maggie Storm who spends her days cleaning houses for people who often have more money than manners.

The Queen of New Beginnings

The Queen of New Beginnings

02/08/2012

Alice Shoemaker habitually goes to great lengths to avoid telling the truth about herself and her past.

It’s the Little Things

It’s the Little Things

03/07/2011

Dan and Sally Oliver and their friend Chloe Hennessey are lucky to be alive. Three years on, after surviving one of the world’s biggest natural disasters.

Tell it to the Skies

Tell it to the Skies

04/06/2011

The beautiful city of Venice has been Lydia’s home for many years, a place where she has found peace and fulfilment. Then one day…

Gardens of Delight

Gardens of Delight

15/05/2011

Romantic Novel of the Year
The Gardens of Delight brochure promises the opportunity to visit some of the most beautiful and enchanting gardens in the Lake Como area of Italy.

Love and Devotion

Love and Devotion

06/03/2011

Harriet Swift thinks she has the perfect life – a satisfying career, her own flat and a new boyfriend who respects her need for her own space. But then…

Paradise House

Paradise House

07/02/2011

Angel Sands is a traditional seaside resort of bed and breakfasts, cottages to let and teashops. Paradise House, home to the Baxter girls – or the Sisters of Whimsy as they’re known locally.

Hidden Talents

Hidden Talents

20/01/2011

Dulcie Ballantyne knows that creative writers’ groups attract an unlikely mix of people, so when she starts up Hidden Talents, she is well prepared for the assortment of people she is bringing together…

Precious Time

Precious Time

09/01/2011

In order to spend more time with her four-year-old son Ned, Clara Costello trades in her secure, well-paid job and two-seater sports car for a camper van called Winnie, and sets off in search of adventure.

The Holiday

The Holiday

10/06/2010

Torn between struggling to live up to the expectations of being a Modern Woman and ridding herself of the effect of a repressed upbringing, Izzy Jordan would be the first to admit that it’s time to take stock of her life.

Act of Faith

Act of Faith

11/05/2010

It’s almost Christmas. But for Ali the season of good cheer is the anniversary of her baby’s death.

A Sense of Belonging

A Sense of Belonging

12/04/2010

In the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Cholmford Hall Mews, a converted 18th-century barn, is far more than an exclusive home to its new inhabitants…

Airs and Graces

Airs and Graces

13/03/2010

Ellen has been living on her own in a picturesque, if damp cottage in Cheshire since her husband abandoned her to go and live with another woman in Provence.

Time For a Change

Time For a Change

14/02/2010

Hilary had always thought she’d lived a charmed life. With a caring husband, David, and two lively children, she took an active part in both family and village life. Then one Monday morning…

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

15/01/2010

Charlotte Lawrence, widowed at thirty-four, decides to return to all things pre-Peter, and that means moving back to the Cheshire village of her childhood.

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