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Veronica Henry

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Veronica Henry was a television script writer before turning her hand to fiction. She has published sixteen novels which she describes as realistic escapism - her setting are gorgeous, but her characters have problems and dilemmas everyone can identify with.

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Veronica Henry I am lucky enough to live by the sea, so whenever I paint myself into a plot corner, I grab my miniature Schnauzer, Zelda (named after Zelda…moreI am lucky enough to live by the sea, so whenever I paint myself into a plot corner, I grab my miniature Schnauzer, Zelda (named after Zelda Fitzgerald), and we head off to the beach. She careers around in circles chasing seagulls while I mull over the finer points of the story, muttering to myself. By the time I reach the far end of the beach, somehow the characters will have sorted themselves out and pointed me in the right direction. I act the story out as I'm walking, which probably makes me look a bit bonkers - like Sarah Woodruff in the French Lieutenant's Woman. Though I don't wear a black cape.(less)
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“There's a book for everyone, even if they don't think there is. A book that reaches in and grabs your soul.”
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“So that was why people read. Because books explained things: how you thought, and how you behaved, and made you realise you were not alone in doing what you did or feeling what you felt.”
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“Books are more precious than jewels. She truly believed this. What did a diamond bring you? A momentary flash of brilliance. A diamond scintillated for second; a book could scintillate forever.”
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