From rural England and Hollywood's glory days, to London's theatreland and New York's adland, Penny Vincenzi's An Outrageous Affair explores the many forms love takes, and how it can change us all. A glorious novel for any reader of Jilly Cooper, Elizabeth Buchan or Harriet Evans' A BUTTERFLY SUMMER.
'I defy any reader, once they've taken the smallest nibble, not to gobble it all down' Sunday Express
In wartime Suffolk, Caroline Hunterton fell in love. Now, decades on, that love becomes the only connection between a tragic Hollywood accident in the 1950s, and a terrible suicide twenty years later.
Caroline has spent years trying to keep those secrets from her two daughters, Chloe and Fleur, who have been separated by the Atlantic and have grown up hating one another. But soon, their shared past may be all that can save the family...
From rural England and Hollywood's glory days, to London's theatreland and New York's adland, An Outrageous Affair explores the many forms love takes, and how it can change us all.
Penny Vincenzi, who died in 2018, was one of the UK's best-loved and most popular authors. Since her first book, Old Sins, was first published in 1989, she went on to write sixteen more bestselling novels and two collections of stories. She began her career as a junior secretary for Vogue magazine and went on to work at The Daily Mirror, Tatler, and later as a Fashion and Beauty Editor on magazines such as Woman's Own, Nova and Honey, before becoming a Deputy Editor of Options and Contributing Editor of Cosmopolitan. Over seven million copies of Penny's books have been sold worldwide and she is universally held to be the 'doyenne of the modern blockbuster' (Glamour).