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Bittersweet

A short story collection plus extract of new novel Christmas at the Beach Hut

By Veronica Henry

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

A heartwarming collection of short stories from Sunday Times bestseller Veronica Henry

Curl up with a cup of tea and this delicious collection of short stories - a perfect slice of sweetness!

** Features an exclusive extract of her upcoming novel Christmas at the Beach Hut! **

A chance encounter on New Year's Eve brings one woman's dream alive; a woman begins her new life by the sea; and one strawberry tart can change everything...

From forgotten loves to second chances, new happiness and old friends, this is an uplifting and moving collection of short stories about how love changes, and how it changes us - from Sunday Times bestseller Veronica Henry.

Your favourite authors love Veronica's gorgeous storytelling:

'Fills your heart with joy and leaves you with a big fat smile on your face' Milly Johnson on Christmas at the Beach Hut

'Truly blissful escapism' Lucy Diamond on A Family Recipe

'A delight from start to finish' Jill Mansell on The Forever House

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** This is a collection of short stories **

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  • ISBN: 9781409188926
  • Publication date: 18 Oct 2018
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  • Imprint: Orion
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My Mother's Daughter

Ann O'Loughlin
Authors:
Ann O'Loughlin
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The Sound of Her Voice

Nathan Blackwell
Authors:
Nathan Blackwell

Some murder cases you can't forget. No matter how hard you try.For Auckland Detective Matt Buchanan it's Samantha Coates: the innocent girl who disappeared on her way home from school twelve years ago.All the police found were her clothes discarded on a pristine stretch of New Zealand coastline, and the investigation quickly went cold.But when the body of another young woman turns up on the same beach many years later, it's all Buchanan needs to reopen both the case and his biggest obsession. As he pieces the terrible crimes together it becomes clear that Samantha Coates is the only mistake the killers made. And Buchanan must follow the sound of her voice to make them pay for it.The Sound of her Voice is an authentic, gritty, character-led police procedural by an elite former detective - for fans of Ian Rankin, Stuart Macbride, and Joseph Knox.

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If Harry Met Sally Again

Annie Robertson
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Annie Robertson

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A Child's Game

John Connor
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John Connor
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The River

Peter Heller
Authors:
Peter Heller
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Replay

Ken Grimwood
Authors:
Ken Grimwood
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Bonnie and Stan

Anna Stuart
Authors:
Anna Stuart

After 50 years together Stan still adores his wife... so why is he dating again?Bonnie and Stan are soulmates. They met during the Swinging Sixties, to the soundtrack of The Beatles and the Merseybeat scene. Now they've grown up and grown old together, had children and grandchildren. They are finally building their dream home, when disaster strikes.Stan is running out of time, and can't bear the thought of leaving Bonnie alone. Alongside his teenage granddaughter Greya, he forms a plan to find Bonnie a new love of her life. And she must never find out...Bonnie & Stan is a poignant, surprising love story set during the Swinging Sixties and the present day. Ultimately feel-good and full of emotion, Bonnie & Stan will make your heart sing.

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Revolution

Megan DeVos
Authors:
Megan DeVos
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The Light Over London

Julia Kelly
Authors:
Julia Kelly

A forgotten diary, a forbidden love affair, a desperate fight to save her country2017 When Cara Hargreaves discovers a diary from the 1940s, its contents will change her life forever...1941 When Louise Keene meets dashing RAF pilot, Paul Bolton, she is swept off her feet. Then Paul is sent to war and Louise, defying her mother's wishes, ends up a gunner girl in London.Watching the pitch-black skies for bombers, Louise finds comfort recording her dreams in her diary. And as Cara reads her words, decades later, she learns that hope can be found even in the darkest of times, she just needs to take a chance...Discover the story of the remarkable World War Two gunner girls in this entrancing and heartbreaking novel, perfect for fans of Martha Hall Kelly's The Lilac Girls and Kristin Hannah's The Nightingale.

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A Liverpool Secret

Geraldine O'Neill
Authors:
Geraldine O'Neill
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The Snow

Adam Roberts
Authors:
Adam Roberts
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Christmas at the Beach Hut

Veronica Henry
Authors:
Veronica Henry
Trapeze

Overshare

Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton
Authors:
Rose Ellen Dix, Rosie Spaughton

Love, laughs, sexuality and secrets from LGBT superstar YouTube couple, Rose and Rosie.Rose and Rosie are known for their candid and hilarious YouTube videos... but now they are taking oversharing to a whole new level. Discussing sexuality, revealing secrets and empowering others, OVERSHARE is a book packed with Rose and Rosie's unique take on friendships, fame, mental health and LGBT issues.As visibly out members of the LGBT community, they open up about their own experiences, both together and as individuals, and have written this book in the hope that it gives strength to those who have faced similar difficulties. They are spreading a message of positivity and inclusivity, and want everyone to feel comfortable in their own skin, no matter what their sexuality. Delve deep into the unfiltered highs and lows of Rose and Rosie's life: family relationships, secrets of a happy marriage, struggles with OCD and anxiety, finding love and navigating the world as a gay couple. Get ready to laugh, cry, cringe and OVERSHARE.

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In a House of Lies

Ian Rankin
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Ian Rankin
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Violet's Children

Maureen Lee
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Maureen Lee
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The House of Shadows

Kate Williams
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Kate Williams

'Downton fans will love the elegance, intrigue and drama of The House of Shadows' - Yours The final compelling historical saga concluding a trilogy that began with Storms of War and The Edge of the Fall, from popular TV historian and critically-acclaimed author Kate Williams. Celia De Witt is half-German, half-English and heir to her family's vast fortune. But it is 1929, the world is changing and her life seems less secure than ever. A shocking revelation from her father sends her far from England and the life she knew and headlong into New York, a city brimming with money and promise. Celia sets about saving the family firm by creating an innovative new range of convenience foods for the new generation of independent young women. But she also has other plans. The son she thought was dead is in America and the man she once thought she loved is nearby - but if she opens the Pandora's Box of the past, she may find other secrets will escape... As the shadow of war once again threatens to fall across Europe, Celia is determined to save those she loves, even if it comes at the highest price...'A beautifully conjured family saga. Fans of Downton Abbey will love it' - Alison Weir'This terrific saga comes with a fascinating twist ... Williams has a gift for showing how great movements in history affect the lives of people caught up in them' The Times'Brilliant - a passionate and poignant story of a glittering family on the precipice of a vanished world ... a must-read' Lisa Hilton

Trapeze

Part-Time Working Mummy

Rachaele Hambleton
Authors:
Rachaele Hambleton
Gollancz

Ocean Light

Nalini Singh
Authors:
Nalini Singh

Security specialist Bowen Knight has come back from the dead. But there's a ticking time bomb in his head: a chip implanted to block telepathic interference that could fail at any moment - taking his brain along with it. With no time to waste, he should be back on land helping the Human Alliance. Instead, he's at the bottom of the ocean, consumed with an enigmatic changeling . . . Kaia Luna may have traded in science for being a chef, but she won't hide the facts of Bo's condition from him or herself. She's suffered too much loss in her life to fall prey to the dangerous charm of a human who is a dead man walking. And she carries a devastating secret that Bo could never imagine . . . But when Kaia is taken by those who mean her deadly harm, all bets are off. Bo will do anything to get her back - even if it means striking a devil's bargain and giving up his mind to the enemy. 'Paranormal romance at its best' Publishers Weekly 'Singh continues to be one of the most prolific and consistently excellent writers on the scene today' Romantic Times

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A Family Recipe

Veronica Henry
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Veronica Henry
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The Passage

Justin Cronin
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Justin Cronin