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The Forever House

A feel-good summer page-turner

By Veronica Henry

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An irresistibly feel-good story set in the Cotswolds from bestseller Veronica Henry, all about why home really is where the heart is.

'A delight from start to finish' Jill Mansell

Hunter's Moon is the ultimate 'forever' house. Nestled by a river in the Peasebrook valley, it has been the Willoughbys' home for over fifty 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. . .

'Truly blissful escapism - I loved it' Lucy Diamond

A gorgeous escapist read for anyone needing a hug in a book - pick up The Forever House now!

Biographical Notes

Veronica Henry has worked as a scriptwriter for THE ARCHERS, HEARTBEAT and HOLBY CITY amongst many others, before turning to fiction. She won the 2014 RNA NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD for A NIGHT ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. Veronica lives with her family in a village in north Devon.

Find out more at www.veronicahenry.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @veronica_henry

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  • ISBN: 9781409166580
  • Publication date: 18 May 2017
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The Forever House is a delight from start to finish — Jill Mansell
Truly blissful escapism - I loved it — Lucy Diamond
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