Veronica Henry at Foyle's Bookstore, London, February 2016
|Born||1963 (age 57–58)|
|Pen name||Veronica Henry|
|Notable awards||RoNA Award|
Veronica Henry (born 1963) is a British writer of Romance novels, TV script writer and journalist. In 2014, her novel A Night on the Orient Express won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award by the Romantic Novelists' Association.
Veronica Henry was educated both in the UK and the US. She attended the Royal School for Daughters of Officers of the Army, moving eventually on to the University of Bristol to study Classics.
Her first job in the media was with the BBC where she secured a job on The Archers, her duties ranged from organising Shula Archer's wedding photographs with Patrick Lichfield to acting the part of Peaches the barmaid in the Cat and Fiddle. She also wrote several episodes for this radio show.
From there she went to Central Television to script-edit Crossroads and Boon. She then left to have her first child in 1990, and became a scriptwriter, writing for UK television. Her UK script writing TV credits include Boon, Heartbeat, Doctors, Family Affairs, Crossroads and she is a member of the Holby City writing team.
She lives on the coast in North Devon with her three sons.
- 1. Honeycote (2002): Softcover, Penguin Books, Limited, ISBN 0-14-100306-5.
- 2. Making Hay (2003): Softcover, Penguin Books, Limited, ISBN 0-14-100307-3.
- 3. Just A Family Affair (2008): Softcover, Orion Books Limited, ISBN 0-7528-8982-6.
Beach hut series
- The Beach Hut (2010): Softcover, Orion Books Limited, ISBN 1-4091-1995-5.
- The Beach Hut Next Door (2014)
- Christmas at the Beach Hut (2018)
- A Wedding at the Beach Hut (2020)
- Wild Oats (2004): Softcover, Penguin Books, Limited, ISBN 0-14-101235-8.
- An Eligible Bachelor (2005): Softcover, Penguin Books, Limited, ISBN 0-14-101236-6.
- Marriage And Other Games (2009): Softcover, Orion Books Limited, ISBN 0-7528-8326-7.
- The Birthday Party (2010)
- The Long Weekend (2012)
- A Night on the Orient Express (2013)
- A Sea Change (2013)
- High Tide (2015)
- How to Find Love in a Bookshop (2016)
- The Forever House (2017)
- A Family Recipe (2018)
- A Home From Home (2019)
- The Internet Movie Database list of UK TV Scripts as Veronica Henry
- The Internet Movie Database list of UK TV Scripts as Ronnie Henry
- Shortlisted for the 2006 RNA book award
- List of music contributions during 1980's and 1990s on Discogs.com
- Interview for Orion Books with Danuta Kean
- Published articles by Veronica Henry