"While the history books are filled with tales of obsessive visionary geniuses who remade the world in their images with sheer, almost irrational force, I've found that history is also made by individuals who fought their egos at every turn, who eschewed the spotlight, and who put their higher goals above their desire for recognition." (From the prologue)
©2016 Portfolio (P)2016 Tim Ferriss Audio
Is your daily life chaotic and out of control? Do you struggle with a work/life balance? Does it feel like there are never enough hours in the day to accomplish all your goals? Does it feel like no matter how hard you try, it's never good enough? Are you looking for a simple yet executable road map to create the life you've always desired? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you need... How to Make Sh*t Happen
©2018 Sean Whalen (P)2018 Sean Whalen
In the third book in Rick Riordan's epic Norse mythology series, Magnus and his friends take a boat trip to the farthest borders of Jotunheim and Niflheim in pursuit of Asgard's greatest threat. Life preservers are mandatory for this wet, wild, and wondrous adventure.
©2017 Rick Riordan (P)2017 Listening Library
A warm, feel-good story from best seller Veronica Henry set around the heart of the house: the kitchen. Pure food for the soul! Laura's life has just been turned on its head, and with an empty nest and a crumbling marriage she launches a new business from her own kitchen, making artisan jams, chutneys and relishes from her grandmother's cookbook to sell at the local farmer's market. So can her flair for cooking, her most special family recipes and a better understanding of her grandmother's past help her find a happy future? PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.
©2018 Veronica Henry (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group Limited
Nightingale Books, nestled on the high street in the idyllic Cotswold town of Peasebrook, is a dream come true for booklovers. But owner Emilia Nightingale is struggling to keep the shop open. The temptation to sell up is proving enormous - but what about the promise she made to her father? Not to mention the loyalty she owes to her customers. Sarah Basildon, owner of stately pile Peasebrook Manor, has used the bookshop as an escape from all her problems in the past few years. But is there more to her visits than meets the eye? Since messing up his marriage, Jackson asks Emilia for advice on books to read to the son he misses so much. But Jackson has a secret and is not all he seems.... And there's Thomasina, painfully shy, who runs a pop-up restaurant from her tiny cottage. She has a huge crush on a man she met and then lost in the cookery section, somewhere between Auguste Escoffier and Marco Pierre White. Can she find the courage to admit her true feelings? How to Find Love in a Book Shop is the delightful story of Emilia's fight to keep her bookshop alive, the customers whose lives she has touched - and the books they all love.
©2016 Veronica Henry (P)2016 Orion Publishing Group
Avec le retour de l'ex de Jett dans sa vie et la menace omniprésente de son passé, l'existence de Lynn se transforme en cauchemar. Elle doit tenir ses engagements et partir en tournée avec le groupe Black Fidelity. La cohabitation s'avère électrique et Jett semble replonger dans ses pires tourments. Une spirale infernale entraîne Lynn dans les affres de la souffrance et un événement vient bouleverser son équilibre précaire. Mensonges, haine et jalousie rythment le quotidien du couple sulfureux. Quand les médias s'en mêlent, tout vole en éclats et la descente aux enfers s'amorce. Le chanteur à la dérive saura-t-il à son tour protéger Lynn de ses démons ?
©2020 Black Ink Editions (P)2021 Audible Studios
This book was originally published as Making Hay. A new home, a new circle of friends, a new chance at happiness? Suzanna and Barney Blake are swapping city life for the countryside, determined to breathe new life into the Honeycote Arms and a marriage touched by tragedy. Recently separated Ginny Tait is also seeking solace in country living, desperate to rein in her rambunctious twin daughters. They all think that moving to a calm, quiet and beautiful village in the Cotswolds will solve their problems. But in Honeycote, things are never quite as they appear.... Full of fun, warmth and style, A Country Life is the second book in the Honeycote trio. Read by Rachel Atkins.
©2003 Veronica Henry (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group Limited
The Beach Hut follows the stories of the families who come to Everdene each year, people who fall in or out of love, remembering their pasts, or trying to forget them
Theres Jane Milton, left only debts by her husband, and forced to sell the beloved beach hut that holds so many happy memories; Sarah; for whom fidelity has lost its appeal; and Harry, suffering from the anguish of first love when he falls for Florence who has grown up to be far more alluring than she ever used to be.
©2010 Veronica Henry (P)2011 Isis Publishing Ltd
The joyous Christmas novel from the Sunday Times top-ten best-selling author of A Family Recipe and The Beach Hut. Everyone adores Christmas.... Especially Lizzy Kingham. But this year, she is feeling unloved, and under-appreciated by her family. The present-buying, decorating, and food shopping have all been left to her. So she wonders...what would happen if she ran away and left them to it? Lizzy heads to her favourite place: a beach hut on the golden sands of Everdene. There, she meets an unlikely collection of new friends, all running away from something. But the spirit of Christmas gets under Lizzy's skin: soon the fairy lights are twinkling and the scent of mulled wine mingles with the sea air. Back at Pepperpot Cottage, her family are desperate to find her. For Christmas isn't Christmas without Lizzy. Can they track her down in time and convince her she means the world to them, every day of the year? Bursting with love, hope, forgiveness - and plenty of Christmas cheer - this is the perfect stocking filler! Veronica Henry's next beach hut novel, A Wedding at the Beach Hut, is available to pre-order now!
©2018 Veronica Henry (P)2018 Orion Publishing Group
An RT Reviewers Choice Award Finalist, Romantic Suspense. Alone is the fourth book in Bone Secrets, the multimillion-copy bestselling series. One rainy night in the woods outside of Portland, Dr. Victoria Peres is called to the site of a haunting crime scene. Six beautiful young girls - all in white dresses and arranged in a perfect circle - have been left for dead. Only one girl, fighting for her life at a nearby hospital, has survived the carnage. Things get stranger still when Victoria and the police discover that the disturbing arrangement of the bodies - as meticulous as it is mysterious - is straight from the pages of a decades-old cold case. Victoria is called on to do what she does best, read the bones of the dead for clues...while dealing with the surprise return of her first love, medical examiner Seth Rutledge. Only this time she must figure out how the two cases, fifty years apart, are connected. In the fourth book in her heart-pounding Bone Secrets series, bestselling author Kendra Elliot sends listeners on a dark and thrilling journey as forensic anthropologist Victoria Peres races to solve a horrific new case while confronting the secrets of her past.
©2014 Kendra Elliot (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.
In a gorgeous quay-side hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning... Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by the Sea' with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef. She ensures everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and turns her whole world upside down. And the rest of the guests arrive with their own baggage. There's a couple looking for distraction from a family tragedy; a man trying to make amends for an affair he bitterly regrets...and the young woman who thinks the Cornish village might hold the key to her past. Here are affairs of the heart, secrets, lies and scandal - all wrapped up in one long, hot weekend.
©2012 Veronica Henry (P)2014 Orion Publishing Group
Would you know your forever house if you found it? Hunter's Moon is the ultimate 'forever' house. Nestled by a river in the Peasebrook valley, it has been the Willoughbys' home for over 50 years, and now estate agent Belinda Baxter is determined to find the perfect family to live there. But the sale of the house unlocks decades of family secrets - and brings Belinda face to face with her own troubled past. A gorgeous escapist listen for anyone needing a hug in a book - perfect for fans of Erica James, Lucy Diamond and Harriet Evans.
©2017 Veronica Henry (P)2017 Orion Publishing Group Ltd
Returning to Penfleet after years in New York, Kate can't help but feel a pang of affection for the little town by the sea where she grew up. If only she were returning in happier circumstances. This last trip is full of farewells: to her childhood home, her once best friend and the life she left behind. Kissing the widow of the richest man in town wasn't one of Nathan's best ideas. Now he can't get Vanessa out his mind. Skippering his grandfather's boat on picnic cruises up and down the river, Nathan wonders if it's time to move on. Small towns can be dangerous places if you're in the middle of a scandal. Her husband's death has left Vanessa unsure what her role should be. After years of playing the part of a trophy wife, she can finally think about what she wants for a change. Sam moved to Penfleet to raise his boys following the death of his wife. His deli has become the place where locals pour out their troubles and swap gossip, but amidst all the banter and laughter, has anyone stopped to notice what's troubling Sam recently? In the narrow, cobbled streets that lead down to the harbour, the inhabitants of Penfleet live out their hopes and dreams in this gorgeously engaging novel by Veronica Henry, author of The Beach Hut.
©2015 Veronica Henry (P)2015 Orion Publishing Group
You are invited to the wedding of the year....
Robyn Moss just wants a simple wedding. A quiet ceremony; a picnic on the beach; dancing barefoot on the sand until the sun goes down. But first, Robyn has one very important thing to do - before embracing her future, she needs to uncover her past. As she sets out to find her birth mother, a tangled thread of love, loss and betrayal that ties together three generations of women begins to emerge.
As her wedding day approaches, Robyn discovers that where there is heartbreak, there is hope - and that in the end, love will always win.
Escape to the beach with Veronica Henry's captivating new story of three women, three summers and a wedding that changes everything.
©2020 Veronica Henry (P)2020 Orion Publishing Group
The Orient Express. Luxury. Mystery. Romance. For one group of passengers settling in to their seats and taking their first sips of champagne, the journey from London to Venice is more than the trip of a lifetime. A mysterious errand; a promise made to a dying friend; an unexpected proposal; a secret reaching back a lifetime... As the train sweeps on, revelations, confessions, and assignations unfold against the most romantic and infamous setting in the world.
©2013 Veronica Henry (P)2014 Orion Publishing Group
Before The Beach Hut...enjoy Wild Oats. Jamie Wilding's return home is not quite going according to plan. A lot has changed in the picturesque Shropshire village of Upper Faviell since she left after the death of her mother. Her father is broke and behaving like a teenager. Her best friend's marriage is slowly falling apart. And the man she lost her heart to years ago is trying to buy her beloved family home. As Jamie attempts to fix the mess, she is forced to confront a longstanding family feud and the truth about her father before she can finally listen to her own heart.
©2004 Veronica Henry (P)2015 Orion Publishing Group
The sun is out, and the beach huts at Everdene Sands are filling up once again. Jemima is artist in residence for the summer, capturing the antics of the holiday makers on canvas. But it's not long before she becomes embroiled in their tangled lives. Vince and Murphy are best mates, and misspent their youths in the waves and bars of Everdene. Now they are making plans for The Lobster Shack, eager to make their fortune. But Vince's life has been touched by tragedy, and he's finding it hard to move on. Meanwhile, Murphy finds himself in water hotter than he can handle... Sidonie Lewis has returned to Everdene hoping to bury the past. The memory of her wedding day there is a painful one. Now she is ready to marry again, but she needs one final reconciliation first - and it's the hardest one of all. Tom and Rachel divided everything straight down the middle when they divorced - everything except their beach hut. But sharing it is proving more difficult than they thought. It's going to be a summer to remember...
©2014 Veronica Henry (P)2014 Orion Publishing Group
You can't trust your future until you uncover your past....
Dragonfly Farm has been a home and a haven for generations of Melchiors - arch rivals to the Culbones, the wealthy family who live the other side of the valley.
Nestled amidst soft, rolling apple orchards in the depths of the Somerset countryside, life there is dictated by the seasons and cider-making.
The farm is idyllic and everyone falls under its spell. But its thick stone walls hold many secrets, and this summer everything will change for the family living there....
Laden with heady summertime atmosphere, A Home from Home is full of family drama and gorgeous scenes you wish you could step into: the very best of Veronica Henry's storytelling on her biggest ever canvas - crossing three generations of one family.
©2019 Veronica Henry (P)2019 Orion Publishing Group
Behind the gorgeous Georgian sweep of Pelham Crescent, Bath, everyone's getting ready for Christmas. At Number 14, Josie Ballard is up to her ears in brandy, raisins and cherries as she battles to make forty Christmas puddings to sell at Bath Christmas Market. Ever since Giles walked out the day their baby was born, Josie has had to work twice as hard to make ends meet. Sacrificing a career as a chef, her famous steamed puddings keep her and her gorgeous baby boy Titus afloat. Almost. So when, in the middle of Stir Up Sunday, a new neighbour in the Crescent complains about the noise that Titus is making, Josie gives him a basinful... Giles, meanwhile, is finding life in the fast lane with his uber-glamorous new girlfriend Rebecca rather draining. With one party blurring into another, he's now wondering if he hasn't made a terrible mistake in abandoning Josie and his child. Isn't it time he grew up, his mother asks, and Giles is starting to agree. So when he discovers Josie has a handsome new neighbour, Giles decides it's time to step up to his parental duties. Christmas just got complicated.
©2013 Veronica Henry (P)2014 Orion Publishing Group
Escape to the country this Christmas in this feel-good favourite from best seller Veronica Henry. Homemade mulled wine, freshly baked mince pies and plenty of Christmas cheer.... It's the most wonderful time of the year, they say. And in the little Cotswolds village of Honeycote, the festive season looks set to bring people more than a few surprises under the tree. As Lucy Liddiard plans the festive lunch for her nearest and dearest, she has little idea of the dramas about to play out before the crackers are pulled and the corks popped. She knows the family brewery, Honeycote Ales, has seen better days. She knows her husband, Mickey, is an incorrigible flirt. But does she realise how close both are edging towards disaster? As the nights draw in, garlands deck the halls and the carols ring out, there are secrets and lies, love and lust all waiting to be unwrapped. Welcome to Honeycote, and a Christmas no-one will ever forget. Irresistibly good fun and bursting with heart, A Country Christmas is the first book in the Honeycote trio, followed by A Country Life and A Country Wedding. Each can be listened to as a standalone, or they can be listened to as a series. This book was originally published in print, ebook and audiobook formats as Honeycote.
©2002 Veronica Henry (P)2015 Orion Publishing Group