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Ashley, Trisha

Works: 57 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 5,912 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Romance fiction  Humorous fiction  Domestic fiction  Christmas stories  Romances  Historical fiction  Chick lit  Sagas  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6101.S55, 823.92
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Publications about Trisha Ashley
Publications by Trisha Ashley
Most widely held works by Trisha Ashley
Every woman for herself by Trisha Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Reluctantly agreeing to her husband's request for a divorce after an unfortunate incident with a frying pan, Charlie Rhymer returns to her family home to find a less-than-serene atmosphere before encountering brooding actor Mace North
Sweet nothings by Trisha Ashley( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 386 libraries worldwide
'Lizzie is cooking up a storm of comfort food in the village of Middlemoss, enfolded in the last acres of an anciet forest, now that her charming but quick-tempered husband, Tom, is trning increasingly unpredictable. There are some things even a rich chocolate soufflé can't put right, and she realizes she must soon end her marriage and leave Perseverance Cottage."--Jacket
Twelfth night by Trisha Ashley( Book )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
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
Singled out by Trisha Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Having conducted a long-running affair with charismatic married lover Max, romantic horror writer Cassandra Leigh is distressed when Max moves to America with his wife, a situation that prompts Cassandra to find a rival for Max's affections
Chocolate wishes by Trisha Ashley( Book )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 321 libraries worldwide
"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?"--
The magic of Christmas by Trisha Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
In the pretty Lancashire village of Middlemoss, Lizzy is on the verge of leaving her cheating husband, Tom, when tragedy strikes. Luckily she has welcome distraction in the Christmas Pudding Circle, a group of friends swapping seasonal recipes -- as well as a rivalry with local cookery writer Nick over who will win Best Mince Pie at the village show! Meanwhile, the whole 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 could someone closer to home win her heart? Whatever happens, it promises to be a Christmas to remember! Previously published as Sweet Nothings, Trisha has extensively reworked the original novel with fabulous new extra material
Happy endings by Trisha Ashley( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Tina Devino is a moderately successful author, who aspires to bestsellerdom. As do her clients, because Tina is also a literary consultant, who uses her own experience to advise other would-be authors. But Tinas own life leaves a lot to be desired her lover is drifting away, and her position on the Salubrious fiction list is threatened by more glamorous writers. Can Tina achieve the fame, fortune and happy ending to which she aspires?
Chocolate shoes and wedding blues by Trisha Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Tansy Poole dreams of weddings, shoes ... and chocolate. When she inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, Cinderella's Slippers is born - providing footwear gorgeous enough to make any fairytale wedding come true. But soon Tansy feels like she's starring in her very own Cinderella tale. With two awful stepsisters causing no end of trouble, a long list of chores, and the tall, dark and handsome actor Ivo Hawksley on her doorstep - though sadly he's more of a Prince Brooding than a Prince Charming. Ivo has come to the village to nurse a broken heart, but could a happy ever after be closer than he thinks?
A winter's tale by Trisha Ashley( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 279 libraries worldwide
Praise for Sowing Secrets and A Winter's Tale: 'Trisha Ashley writes with remarkable wit and originality - one of the best writers around!' Katie Fforde 'Full of comedy and wit.' Closer 'Trisha Ashley! makes for enjoyable reading.' The Times 'Fresh and funny.' Woman's Own 'Searching out something indulgent for curling up with as the nights draw in? Look no further ... with this Cinderella tale of love complete with handsome (natch) hero. Publishing News
Wedding tiers by Trisha Ashley( Book )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 libraries worldwide
Growing up in the beautiful Lancashire village of Neatslake, Josie Gray and her childhood sweetheart, Ben Richards, have always dreamt of living a life of rural self-sufficiency. And when Josie inherits her beloved Grandmother's cottage, it seems they might just have got what they wished for. Josie throws herself into her wedding cake business, whilst Ben supports himself as an artist. But the tranquil village turns into a hive of activity when Josie's childhood friend, Libby Martin - now a wealthy widow - returns to the village, planning a lavish wedding to rival any celeb bash. The day goes with a bang, and soon Libby and Josie are hard at work at their fledgling wedding business, hiring out Libby's beautiful Elizabethan home for ceremonies, with Josie creating all manner of wonderful cakes. 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!
Creature comforts by Trisha Ashley( Book )
9 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
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?
The generous gardener by Trisha Ashley( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
Fran March has a satisying life and marriage until her daughter, Rosie, the product of a mad one-night stand, starts asking questions about her "real" father. When Fran sees a handsome and familiar man on a gardening show, her once peaceful life is turned upside down
Good husband material by Trisha Ashley( Book )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
James is everything Tish has ever wanted in a husband - even her mother approves of him. She's convinced that James has 'Good Husband Material' stamped through him like a stick of Blackpool Rock. He's handsome, dependable, and will make an excellent father - unlike Fergal, Tish's first love. Her teenage sweetheart abandoned her for a music career and now lives a typical celebrity lifestyle. (Sex, drugs, rock and roll and, in one notable exploit, six nuns in a fountain!) Fergal broke her heart - James helped mend it. So why is marriage to Mr Right making her long for Mr Wrong?
The little teashop of lost and found by Trisha Ashley( Book )
10 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
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 hilarious novel is perfect for fans of romantic comedies by Milly Johnson and Jill Mansell. And it contains recipes!
Lord Rayven's revenge by Trisha Ashley( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
But is it revenge, or some other reason? Is he the hero or villain of the piece? As Alys becomes unwittingly embroiled in the dark and dangerous rites of a hell-fire club, her very life could hang on the answer
A Christmas cracker by Trisha Ashley( Book )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
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
Wish upon a star by Trisha Ashley( Book )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
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
The urge to jump by Trisha Ashley( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Sowing secrets by Trisha Ashley( Book )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
MODERN & CONTEMPORARY FICTION (POST C 1945). 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 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...?
A leap of faith by Trisha Ashley( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 43 libraries worldwide
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
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