The Birthday Party

The Birthday Party

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Delilah Rafferty has lived out her tempestuous marriage to hell-raiser Raf in the full glare of the media spotlight. Now, from the luxurious comfort of her beautiful kitchen, Delilah is planning her birthday party, a night that will see a star-studded gathering of friends and family celebrate in traditional Rafferty style. But she has more on her mind than just invitations...Raf has been offered a part in a movie he can't refuse. But will that mean he'll succumb to the temptations he's struggled so hard to resist for the last ten years - beautiful women and too much wine? And Delilah's three daughters, Coco, Violet and Tyger, are building careers of their own, only too aware that the press are waiting for them to slip up. For although the Rafferty girls might look like angels, they are only human. As with all families, there are secrets and rivalries bubbling away, and on one gloriously starry night, it's all going to come spilling out This is your invitation to a birthday party of the year...show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 150 x 236 x 38mm | 598.74g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752889850
  • 9780752889856
  • 477,765

About Veronica Henry

Veronica Henry has worked as a scriptwriter for The Archers, Heartbeat and Holby City amongst many others, before turning to fiction. Her fourth novel, AN ELIGIBLE BACHELOR, was shortlisted for the RNA Novel of the Year Award. Veronica lives with her family in a village in North Devon, where she has recently learnt to surf.show more

Review quote

'glam yet emotionally astute ... a sparky absorbing read which fizzes with life and and zip.' MSLEXIA 'a great and absorbing read with a storyline that will certainly keep you hooked until the final page.' CHICKLITREVIEWS 'an exciting tale 4 stars.' STAR This is great fun and I raced through it ... nicely written, with an interestingly flamboyant family of well-observed characters at the centre of a pacy narrative ... it's entertaining and very readable.' DAILY MAILshow more

Rating details

260 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
5 24% (63)
4 37% (97)
3 30% (77)
2 6% (16)
1 3% (7)
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