Welcome to Hiverton
A Thousand Stories
“If you’re looking for a break from the woes of real life and want to step into another world full of log fires and happy days by the sea, read all these books. They’re not saccharin sweet but they’re hopeful and happy and they focus on the bright side of life.”
“This book is so good. The trouble she gets into and causes is so funny. It is written in true diary form, so it’s day by day. If you are looking for a short read to escape into, get this book.”
The eighties were a great time to be a teenager. But when your parents are a nightmare, it’s hard to hang on to your dreams.
Welcome to the diaries of Lady Elizabeth Hiverton. Sweet, fun and upbeat.
Trying to avoid her parents’ plans for finishing school or a good marriage, Elizabeth enrols at her local art college. What an eye opener for this sheltered, privileged teenager.
The horizons of her world explode and then Michael walks in. Follow their adventures as they fall in love and fight against everyone that says their relationship is doomed.
Prequel novella to the Hiverton Sisters series.
Download and relive your teenage dreams!
‘I can highly recommend this beautiful feel good book…it is already in my top 10 of the year!’ Broadbean’s Books
What happens after all your dreams come true?
Ariana Byrne knows how to survive. After becoming guardian to her four little sisters after their parents died when she was only eighteen, she had to grow up quickly. Now she’s in her twenties, stuck in a loveless marriage to Greg, trying to make ends meet for her young twins, William and Leo.
So when Ari is told that she’s actually the Right Honourable Lady de Foix, Countess of Hiverton, owner of a sprawling estate in the village of Saxburgh in Norfolk, her first instinct is laughter. Surely the girl who has to choose between food and keeping the lights on isn’t really rich beyond her wildest dreams?
She knows how to take care of her sisters and her children, but how on earth can Ari take care of an entire village? Can she fight off the circling land developers from Saxburgh, and stop her in-laws from grabbing all the money for themselves?
And while she’s struggling to settle in and settle down, she’s making new friends and new mistakes. Trusting her gorgeous neighbour, Sebastian Flint-Hyssop, may be the biggest one of all…
She’s swapped sink estate for country estate…but can a girl from inner city London learn how to become a Lady?
Take a trip to Hiverton Manor for the most uplifting novel of 2020 – guaranteed to put a smile on your face! Fans of Jenny Colgan, Trisha Ashley and Carole Matthews will love this romantic, feelgood read.
‘The characters are so believable that I yearn to belong to this family…could not put this book down.‘ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
‘A perfect summer read!…The Byrne sisters are a complete delight!…fun and very unusual contemporary take on the aristocracy romance.’ Reader Review
‘I loved this book of sisterhood and romance…feels like a very modern twist on an Austen novel.‘ ☆☆☆☆☆ Reader Review
Sitting alongside the beach and just up from the gently lapping waves, sat a perfect cottage. She had found where she was going to live. Her own little cockleshell cove.
Ever since the Byrne sisters – Ariana, Aster, Clem, Paddy and Nic – discovered they were heiresses to the vast Hiverton fortune, their lives have never been the same. No longer living in poverty in London, they now own an estate in Norfolk, a castle in Scotland and a picturesque village in Cornwall.
When sensitive Paddy, the baby of the family despite her successful career as a model, swaps the catwalks of Paris Fashion Week for the cobbled lanes of Tregisky on the beautiful Cornish coast, it’s time for her to stand on her own two feet.
Soon, she’s settled in her new home of Cockleshell Cottage overlooking the wild surf, the seals her closest companions.
And when she meets ex-soldier Hal, she’s instantly smitten. Funny, considerate, and not to mention drop dead gorgeous, he’s perfect in every way apart from one – he’s engaged. But after a misunderstanding brings the two together in ways they couldn’t have imagined, it seems like they might just change each other’s lives.
Will Paddy fall in love with more than just the glorious blue skies of Cornwall? Or are there storm clouds gathering ahead?
Escape to the Cornish coast this summer with this completely uplifting romcom – perfect for fans of Holly Martin, Phillipa Ashley and Milly Johnson.