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Trisha Ashley - A ​Good Heart is Hard to Find
“It ​is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man of over forty is in possession of a major defect . . .” Cassandra Leigh has woken as if from a bad dream: forty-four, childless and twenty-plus years into an affair with a married man. Max assures her they just need a little more patience and for his wife to die (!) but Cass is desperate for a baby and running out of time. Maybe Max is not the only man for her? There’s her friend Jason – though he’s perhaps a little too rugged, and there’s something strange about the way his wife disappeared . . . Or there’s Dante, the mysterious stranger she meets on a dark night in his haunted manor house . . . Cass must throw caution to the wind and claim the life she’s always wanted. Suddenly, it’s a choice between Mr Right, Mr Wrong or Mr Right Now . . .

Trisha Ashley - The ​House of Hopes and Dreams
When ​Carey Revell unexpectedly becomes the heir to Mossby, his family’s ancestral home, it’s rather a mixed blessing. The house is large but rundown and comes with a pair of resentful relatives who can’t be asked to leave. Still, newly dumped by his girlfriend and also from his job as a TV interior designer, Carey needs somewhere to lick his wounds. And Mossby would be perfect for a renovation show. He already knows someone who could restore the stained glass windows in the older part of the house… Angel Arrowsmith has spent the last ten years happily working and living with her artist mentor and partner. But suddenly bereaved, she finds herself heartbroken, without a home or a livelihood. Life will never be the same again – until old friend Carey Revell comes to the rescue. They move in to Mossby with high hopes. But the house has a secret at its heart: an old legend concerning one of the famous windows. Will all their dreams for happiness be shattered? Or can Carey and Angel find a way to make this house a home?

Trisha Ashley - A ​Vintage Christmas
Lucy ​is so excited to announce she’s getting married this Christmas. She’s picturing a small, simple wedding in the village hall. Her dream is to stand in her vintage dress next to a great, big Christmas tree with all her close friends and relatives… But Lucy’s mother thinks differently! She’s been saving all her life for her little girl’s big day. And she wants to see it done properly. But Christmas is far too soon…the list on her clipboard can’t possibly be ticked off in just a few months! And then there’s the mother-in-law to contend with. She hasn’t quite forgiven her son for proposing to the local riff-raff. She certainly won’t approve of this little charity shop wedding. And now even Lucy’s fiancé is starting to disagree with her vision… But Christmas is a time when miracles happen. And if Lucy wishes hard enough, Santa might just bring her the wedding of her dreams . . .

Trisha Ashley - Footsteps ​in the Snow and other Teatime Treats
From ​her novels to her magazine articles Trisha Ashley has been writing all her life and this is a collection of her work brought together in a single edition for the first time. A fabulous collection of short stories from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Perfect to curl up with on a winter’s evening.

Trisha Ashley - The ​Little Teashop of Lost and Found
Alice ​Rose is a foundling, discovered on the Yorkshire moors above Haworth as a baby. Adopted but then later rejected again by a horrid step-mother, Alice struggles to find a place where she belongs. Only baking – the scent of cinnamon and citrus and the feel of butter and flour between her fingers – brings a comforting sense of home. So it seems natural that when she finally decides to return to Haworth, Alice turns to baking again, taking over a run-down little teashop and working to set up an afternoon tea emporium. Luckily she soon makes friends, including a Grecian god-like neighbour, who help her both set up home and try to solve the mystery of who she is. There are one or two last twists in the dark fairytale of Alice’s life to come . . . but can she find her happily ever after? Wonderfully wry, heart-warming and life-affirming, Trisha Ashley's novel is perfect for fans of romantic comedies. And it contains recipes!

Trisha Ashley - Csak ​magadra számíthatsz?
Előbb ​a házasság. Aztán a válás. Utána minden nő csak önmagára számíthat… Szórakoztató történet válásról és újrarandizásról a The Sunday Times bestseller szerző, Trisha Ashley tollából. Tökéletes olvasmány Katie Fforde és Sophie Kinsella rajongóinak; a vidéki táj és a romantikus, vidám cselekmény csodás kikapcsolódássá teszik bármely évszak vakációjára. Miután Charlie-val a férje, Matt közli, hogy válni akar, a nőnek mindent elölről kell kezdenie. Így, közel a negyvenhez és hirtelen pénztelen szingliként, kénytelen visszatérni szülőhelyére, a yorkshire-i lápvidékre. Elsőre igazi kihívásnak tűnik egy fedél alatt élni az apjával és különc testvéreivel, de Charlie hamarosan inkább üdítőnek találja új életét. Szingliként már nem kell festetnie a haját, nem kell tökéletes feleségnek lennie és visszatérhet első szerelméhez: a festéshez. De épp amikor úgy érzi, ismét gyökeret vert, találkozik a jóképű, mogorva színésszel, Mace Northszal, aki a szomszédba költözött, és a férfi több szempontból is összekuszálja Charlie életét… Dobd fel a napod Charlie magával ragadó történetével!

Trisha Ashley - Wish ​Upon a Star
A ​wonderful warm festive treat from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. Single mum Cally's life is all about her little girl Stella. She's resigned to the fact that the only romance she's going to get is from the rom-coms she watches and with her busy job and her daughter; she doesn't have time to even think about love. But when Stella gets sick, and Cally is forced to move in with her mother in the remote village of Sticklepond, to save money for Stella's operation, Cally realizes how tough it can be to go it alone. Still, the last thing Cally wants to do is fall in love. All she wants is a Christmas miracle to save Stella. Can laid-back, charming Jago unlock Cally's frozen heart and show her that the best gifts aren't always found under the tree? A gorgeous festive treat, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell

Trisha Ashley - Sowing ​Secrets
Watch ​out for temptation in the Garden of Eden! Fran March's life in the idyllic village of St Ceridwen's Well is coming up roses. Almost. If only daughter Rosie - the result of an uncharacteristic one-night stand 18 years ago - wasn't so curious about her real father, and if only husband Mal spent less time on his hobbies, everything would be bliss. But then a face from the past turns Fran's world upside down. The handsome face of TV gardener Gabriel Weston, currently restoring the village's decrepit stately home. And when Fran's ex-boyfriend Tom appears on her doorstep, it seems that all the ghosts of Fran's romantic past are back to haunt her. Can Fran keep Rosie's paternity under wraps? Why is Mal acting so oddly? And will Fran ever learn that every rose has its thorns!?

Trisha Ashley - The ​Garden of Forgotten Wishes
Marnie’s ​life isn’t going to plan. Her marriage has ended and now she has to find a new home. On a whim, she chooses the beautiful village in rural west Lancashire she remembers from her mother’s stories. Maybe there she’ll find a place she finally belongs. Blessed with two green thumbs, Marnie takes a job as a gardener – mostly because the garden is dreamy but also because it comes with somewhere to live. The garden might be in need of some TLC but it is full of lavender and roses… it is also where she reconnects with Ned Grace. Due to a recent problem with an ex-girlfriend, Ned’s heart is as bruised as Marnie’s but, with a little time and summer sunshine, maybe love can blossom again.

Trisha Ashley - The ​Magic of Christmas
It's ​the most wonderful time of the year... In the pretty Lancashire village of Middlemoss, Lizzy is on the verge of leaving her cheating husband when tragedy strikes and she finds herself widowed. Her Christmas Pudding Circle - a group of friends swapping seasonal recipes - offers her a welcome distraction, whilst a simmering rivalry with local cookery writer Nick erupts over who will win Best Mince Pie at the village show... Meanwhile, the whole village village is gearing up for the annual Boxing Day Mystery Play. But who will play Adam to Lizzy's Eve? Could it be the handsome and charismatic soap actor, Ritch, or will someone closer to home win her heart? Whatever happens, it promises to be a Christmas to remember!

Trisha Ashley - Good ​Husband Material
Another ​warm, wise and witty offering from Sunday Times bestseller Trisha Ashley. James is everything Tish has ever wanted in a husband – she’s married a man who even her mother approves of. He’s handsome, dependable, and will make an excellent father – unlike Tish’s first love, the disreputable Fergal. Her teenage sweetheart abandoned her for a music career and now lives a typical celebrity lifestyle. Fergal broke her heart – James helped mend it. Now, they’ve bought a cottage in the country. The next step – kids and a lifetime of domestic bliss. Well, that’s the plan. And even if James has a slight tendency to view the village pub as a second home, their relationship is still in pretty good shape after seven years of marriage. So why is marriage to Mr Right making her long for Mr Wrong? Review 'Full of down-to-earth humour.' Sophie Kinsella 'One of the best writers around!' Katie Fforde 'Fast-paced and seriously witty' The Lady About the Author Trisha lives in beautiful North Wales, together with the neurotic Border Collie recently foisted onto her by her student son and an equally neurotic but also vain, bad-tempered and chancy Muse. Her previous book, Twelve Days of Christmas, was a Sunday Times bestseller in 2010. For more information about Trisha, please visit her Facebook fan page or follow her on Twitter (trishaashley).

Trisha Ashley - Written ​from the Heart
Tina ​Devino makes more money teaching people to write than writing herself. A middling romance novelist who dreams of penning a bestseller, she’s increasingly forced to compete with younger, blonder debut authors for her publisher and agent’s attention. Feeling forgotten, Tina realises the only way up is to take her career and destiny in hand and build her own happy ending; which is perfect because, for a romance writer, Tina isn’t the most traditional of women… Although she does see her long term partner lover friend, Sergei, once a week which is ‘quite enough, thank you very much’. But her uncomplicated love life might soon need some unravelling when a mysterious Tube Man, unwelcome ex-husband and a shadowy figure in a butterfly mask waltz into the picture. Only Tina can work through the drama and claim the life she’s always wanted… but will she succeed?

Trisha Ashley - Creature ​Comforts
Fall ​in back in love with life in this gripping read about fate and second chances. The eagerly awaited new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Izzy has broken off her engagement to her feckless fiancee Kieran and returned to her childhood home - the sleepy village of Halfhidden. She soon realizes that life in the village is anything but peaceful - for one thing she's living with her mad aunt Debo and her pack of dogs, and for another, Izzy has a lot of unanswered questions. When she was a teenager, Izzy was involved in a terrible accident, involving various inhabitants of Halfhidden. As she sets out to discover what actually happened on the night of the accident, she realizes that her painful past is actually standing in the way of her future happiness. So when a handsome stranger comes to Halfhidden will she let love back into her life?

Trisha Ashley - Finding ​Mr. Rochester
In ​this fabulous ebook short story Trisha Ashley will whisk you away for a romantic treat on the Yorkshire moors. Plus the first chance to get your hands on some exclusive Trisha Ashley recipes. Budding author and die-hard Bronte fan Eleri Groves decides to escape from her disastrous love life to a remote farm cottage in Yorkshire. Living in the land of the Brontes has got to be better than her life at home and she hopes that she’ll find some inspiration for her next book. But what she doesn’t expect is to find her own Mr Rochester and much more than she bargained for …

Trisha Ashley - A ​Winter's Tale
A ​charming romantic comedy about a hard-up single mum inheriting a stately home - and a host of headaches - The perfect novel for curling up with during the long winter nights. Sophy Winter is not your typical Lady of the Manor!. When she unexpectedly inherits Winter's End - a crumbling mansion in the beautiful Lancashire countryside - it seems like all Sophy's prayers have been answered. She eagerly swaps life as an impoverished housekeeper in favour of her own team of staff. But Sophy quickly realises the challenge on her hands - the house is decrepit and its eccentric inhabitants are a nightmare. And once it is discovered that Winter's End played host to a young Shakespeare, the entire village of Sticklepond becomes curious about Sophy's plans, especially charming Jack Lewis. But is he really smitten by Sophy!or her newly-acquired cash? Meanwhile, Sophy's gorgeous head gardener Seth is the strong and silent type. But does his passion bloom for anything beyond the horticultural? As Sophy gets to grips with squabbling relatives, collapsing buildings and the ghostly presence of one of her ancestors, she wonders if Winter's End is not so much a gift from the gods as a mixed blessing...A charming romantic comedy for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill Mansell - guaranteed to thaw the coldest of hearts!

Trisha Ashley - A ​Piece of Cake
Professional ​cake-maker Kate doesn’t have time for a man in her life, especially a boorish, sports-mad one like Wes. He’s definitely not her type. But at her best friends wedding, when one crisis follows another, Kate begins to wonder whether she’s misjudged Wes. Can love be the sweetest thing of all?

Trisha Ashley - Chocolate ​Wishes
Life ​is sweet for chocolate maker Chloe Lyon! In the picture-perfect Lancashire village of Sticklepond, Confectioner Chloe dispenses inspirational sweet treats containing a prediction for each customer. If only her own life was as easy to forecast - perhaps Chloe could have foreseen being jilted at the altar! But when a new Vicar arrives in the village, the rumour mill goes into overdrive. Not only is Raffy Sinclair the charismatic ex-front man of rock band 'Mortal Ruin', he's also the Chloe's first love and the man who broke her heart. Try as she might, Chloe can't ignore this blast from her past. Could now be the time for her to make a wish - and dare to believe it can come true? A charming novel for chocoholics everywhere, perfect for fans of Katie Fforde, Jill Mansell and Carole Matthews.

Trisha Ashley - Wedding ​Tiers
The ​path of true love never runs smooth. But for some, it's one seriously bumpy ride... Josie Gray and her childhood sweetheart Ben Richards always dreamt of living a life of rural bliss. And when Josie inherits her beloved Grandmother's cottage in Neatslake, Lancashire, it seems they might have got just that. Josie throws herself into her wedding cake business, whilst Ben gains increasing acclaim as an artist. The tranquil village turns into a hive of activity when Josie's childhood friend Libby Martin returns to the village, planning a lavish wedding to rival any celeb bash. But amidst all this romance, Josie's fairytale relationship with Ben turns into a nightmare, and she quickly becomes Love's number one cynic – until charming wedding photographer Noah Sephton arrives in Neatslake with a very different outlook on love... A heartwarming new romantic comedy from Sunday Times bestselling author Trisha Ashley

Trisha Ashley - Csokoládécipők ​és esküvői harangok
Tansy ​Pool megörököl egy régimódi kis cipőboltot a világ végén, egy kis faluban, és ezzel megszületik az Üvegcipellő – az ebben az üzletben árult lábbelik meseszerűvé varázsolnak bármilyen esküvőt! A választék hamarosan kibővül koszorúslányruhákkal és különleges csokicipellőkkel is. Tansynek már csak az a vágya, hogy a magánélete is ilyen csodás legyen. Csakhogy a vőlegénye ragaszkodik hozzá, hogy belefogyjon egy harminchatos esküvői ruhába, ráadásul kínos családi titkokra is fény derül. Tansy jobbnak látja hát, ha inkább az üzlet felvirágoztatásán dolgozik. Valaki azonban nem lelkesedik annyira a népszerű Üvegcipellőért… A színész Ivo Hawksley, a bolt melletti ház mogorva lakója is sötét titkot rejteget. A férfi összetört szívét gyógyítgatni érkezett Sticklepondba. Ám kiderül, hogy a múlt szálai Tansyhez kötik, és hamarosan mindketten ráébrednek arra, hogy a közös titok nagyon szoros kötelék lehet két ember között…

Trisha Ashley - Chocolate ​Shoes and Wedding Blues
When ​Tansy Poole inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, 'Cinderella's Slippers' is born - providing the footwear to make any fairytale wedding come true... Carrying everything a bride would want to walk down the aisle in, Tansy's shop soon expands to carry shoe-themed wedding favours, bridesmaid gifts and even delicious chocolate shoes. It's the dream destination for any shoe-lover! If only everything in her personal life could be as heavenly - but with a fiance trying to make her fit into a size 8 wedding dress, not to mention the recent discovery of disturbing family revelations, Tansy takes refuge in the shop's success. But one man isn't thrilled by the stream of customers hot-footing it to Cinderella's Slippers...Actor Ivo Hawksley, resident of the cottage next to the shop, is troubled by a dark secret in his past and has come to Sticklepond to nurse his own broken heart. However, Ivo realises that he and Tansy have a link in their past and soon, they both find out how secrets shared can make a very strong bond indeed... Forget the Jimmy Choos, _Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues_ is the only accessory you need for spring 2012...

Trisha Ashley - Every ​Woman For Herself
First ​comes marriage. Then comes divorce. Then it’s every woman for herself … Every Woman for Herself is a hilarious account of divorce and dating from Sunday Times besteller Trisha Ashley. Perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Carole Matthews,the country setting and rom-com storyline make this the perfect summer paperback. When Charlie’s husband Matt tells her that he wants a divorce she has to start from scratch. Suddenly single, broke and approaching 40 she is forced to return to her childhood home in the Yorkshire moors. Living with her father and eccentric siblings could be considered a challenge but soon Charlie finds her new life somewhat refreshing. Now that she’s single she’s got no need to dye her roots nor to be the perfect wife and she can return to her first love- painting. But just as she begins to feel settled, handsome, bad-tempered actor Mace North moves in down the road and starts mixing things up for Charlie in more ways than one …

Trisha Ashley - A ​Christmas Cracker
Get ​into the festive spirit with this heart-warming, funny and simply gorgeous Christmas read. The eagerly awaited new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author. This Christmas is about to go off with a bang! Things can’t possibly get worse for Tabby. Framed for a crime she didn’t commit, she suddenly finds herself without a job. Then to make matters worse, Tabby’s boyfriend dumps her and gives her cat away to a shelter. But rescue comes in the form of kindly Mercy. A master of saving waifs and strays, Mercy wants Tabby to breathe new flair into her ailing cracker business. Together, they’ll save Marwood’s Magical Christmas Crackers. But someone has other ideas. Mercy’s nephew Randal thinks Tabby’s a fraudster. Stubborn, difficult and very attractive, her future depends upon winning him round. But it’s that time of the year when miracles really can happen. Standing under the mistletoe, Tabby’s Christmas is set to be one that she will never forget . . .

Trisha Ashley - Twelve ​Days of Christmas
Christmas ​has always been a sad time for young widow Holly Brown, so when she's asked to look after a remote house on the Lancashire moors, the opportunity to hide herself away is irresistible -- the perfect excuse to forget about the festivities. Sculptor, Jude Martland, is determined that this year there will be no Christmas after his brother runs off with his fiancee and he is keen to avoid the family home. However, he will have to return by Twelfth Night, when the hamlet of Little Mumming hold their historic festivities and all of his family are required to attend. Meanwhile, Holly is finding that if she wants to avoid Christmas, she has come to the wrong place. When Jude unexpectedly returns on Christmas Eve he is far from delighted to discover that Holly seems to be holding the very family party he had hoped to avoid. Suddenly, the blizzards come out of nowhere and the whole village is snowed in. With no escape, Holly and Jude get much more than they bargained for -- it looks like the twelve days of Christmas are going to be very interesting indeed!

Trisha Ashley - A ​Leap of Faith
Sappho ​Jones stopped counting birthdays when she reached thirty but, even with her hazy grip on mathematics, she realises that she's on the slippery slope to the big four-oh! With the thought suddenly lodged in her mind that she's a mere cat's whisker away from becoming a single eccentric female living in a country cottage in Wales, she has the urge to do something dramatic before it's too late. The trouble is, as an adventurous woman of a certain age, Sappho's pretty much been there, done that, got the T-shirt. In fact, the only thing she hasn't tried is motherhood. And with sexy potter Nye on hand as a potential daddy - or at least donor - is it time for her to consider the biggest leap of all? It's either that or buy a cat . . .

Trisha Ashley - Karácsonyi ​szerelem
Közeleg ​a karácsony A karácsony mindig is szomorú időszak volt a fiatal özvegy, Holly Brown számára. Ezért amikor felkérik, hogy vigyázzon egy mindentől távol eső házra a lancashire-i lápvidéken, nem képes visszautasítani az ajánlatot, mivel ez tökéletes ürügy arra, hogy megfeledkezhessen az ünnepről. A ház tulajdonosa, Jude Martland szintén távol akarja tartani magát a családi karácsonytól, mivel a legutóbbi alkalommal az öccse megszökött a menyasszonyával. Ám amikor arra kényszerül, hogy váratlanul hazatérjen, azt látja, hogy minden a feje tetejére állt, és úgy tűnik, Holly van az események középpontjában. Amikor pedig a hófúvás elzárja az utakat, senki nem szökhet el. A kénytelen összezártságban Holly és Jude sokkal többet kapnak az ünneptől, mint amire számítottak – és ezt a karácsonyt soha nem fogják elfelejteni!

Trisha Ashley - Singled ​Out
Max, ​Cassandra Leigh's long-term partner, is handsome, charismatic, sophisticated - and married. Now he's abandoned Cass for a year and taken his wife off to America, leaving her all alone in her dank little cottage. Cass always dreamed that one day she and Max would be married, but now she is waking up to reality like an elderly Sleeping Beauty and realising that not only is the prince missing, there isn't even a half-way decent frog in the offing. Meanwhile, Jason, one of her oldest friends, has developed a worrying crush on her and she's had an encounter of a closer kind than she bargained for with Dante Chase, the new owner of the U.K's most ghost-infested manor house, a man even more haunted by his past than Cass is by hers. Now, the vicar wants to sell Cass off to the highest bidder at the local charity slave auction, and Max, Jason and Dante are each determined to bid for her. And somehow Cass knows that they're all after more than a little light dusting.

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