Penny Vincenzi, who died in 2018, was one of the UK's best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first book, Old Sins, was first published in 1989, she went on to write sixteen more bestselling novels and two collections of stories. She began her career as a junior secretary for Vogue magazine and went on to work at The Daily Mirror, Tatler, and later as a Fashion and Beauty Editor on magazines such as Woman's Own, Nova and Honey, before becoming a Deputy Editor of Options and Contributing Editor of Cosmopolitan. Over seven million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is universally held to be the 'doyenne of the modern blockbuster' (Glamour).
Glamorous, escapist and gloriously enjoyable, this decade-spanning novel is rich in detail * Best * This magnificent doorstep of a book contains everything we expect from Vincenzi - glamour, passionate affairs, secrets and betrayals. Another winner * Sunday Express * Glamorous, escapist and gloriously enjoyable * The People * A Sunday afternoon in autumn, a pot of tea, a round of toast and a new Penny Vincenzi novel - I know of no finer way to while away a few hours. * Red, Best Books of the Month * [A] hugely enjoyable romantic drama...lots of the period characters [that] Vincenzi does so well * Daily Mail * This author never lets you down - her latest novel is superb * Sun * With a rich cast of characters buffeted by love, betrayal and loyalty, glamour and conflict, this is Vincenzi at her best * Woman & Home * The queen of the posh blockbuster returns with another chunky decade-spanning saga * Sunday Mirror *