Trisha Ashley Books in Order

The Trisha Ashley books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Trisha Ashley books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Lancashire Books

Sweet Nothings / The Magic of Christmas

Ashley, Trisha 2007

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.

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A Winter's Tale

Ashley, Trisha 2008
One of the best writers around!' KATIE FFORDE Full of down-to-earth humour, ' SOPHIE KINSELLA Read More

Wedding Tiers

Ashley, Trisha 2009
Growing up in the beautiful village of Neatslake, Josie Gray and her childhood sweetheart, Ben Richards, always dreamt of living a life of rural bliss. The tranquil village turns into a hive of activity when Josie's childhood friend, Libby Martin - now a wealthy widow - returns to the village. Read More

Chocolate Wishes

Trisha Ashley 2010

In the picture-perfect Lancashire village of Sticklepond, confectioner Chloe Lyon 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.

Could now be the time for her to make a wish of her own?

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Twelve Days of Christmas

Ashley, Trisha 2010

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, when the hamlet of Little Mumming hold their historic festivities and all of his family are required to attend.


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Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues

Ashley, Trisha 2012

When Tansy Poole inherits a run-down shoe shop tucked away in the village of Sticklepond, 'Cinderella's Slippers' is born -- providing the footwear to make any fairytale wedding come true! Carrying everything a bride would want to walk down the aisle in, Tansy's shop soon expands to carry shoe-themed wedding favours, bridesmaid gifts and even delicious chocolate shoes.

It's the dream destination for any shoe-lover! If only everything in her personal life could be as heavenly -- but with a fiance trying to make her fit into a size 8 wedding dress, not to mention the recent discovery of disturbing family revelations, Tansy takes refuge in the shop's success.

But one man isn't thrilled by the stream of customers hot-footing it to Cinderella's Slippers! Actor Ivo Hawksley, resident of the cottage next to the shop, is troubled by a dark secret in his past and has come to Sticklepond to nurse his own broken heart.

However, Ivo realises that he and Tansy have a link in their past and soon, they both find out how secrets shared can make a very strong bond indeed! Forget the Jimmy Choos, Chocolate Shoes and Wedding Blues is the only accessory you need for spring 2012!

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Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Urge to Jump

Ashley, Trisha 2001

Sappho Jones is on the slippery slope to the big four-oh! Her friends are determined to show her that growing older doesn't necessarily mean bifocals and changing your library books twice a week. Sappho is beginning to realise that she's close to becoming an eccentric female and has the urge to do something dramatic before it's too late.

The trouble is, the only thing she hasn't tried is motherhood. With sexy potter Nye on hand as a potential daddy - or at least donor, is it time for her to consider the biggest jump of all? It's either that or buy a cat...

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Every Woman for Herself

Ashley, Trisha 2002

Charlotte—Charlie—Rhymer’s husband wants a divorce. Charlie isn’t sure what she wants, but after the incident with the frying pan, even she has to concede that their differences may be irreconcilable after all. Returning home to her native Yorkshire and the bosom of her family seemed like a good idea at the time.

Even if Charlie’s father has never quite forgiven Charlie or her siblings (Anne, Emily and Branwell) for failing to live up to their more literary (as in Bronte) namesakes.Upvale Parsonage, the family home to which Charlie has retreated, is presided over by her sister Em.

Em’s hobbies are composing inspirational verses, dabbling in the Ancient Black Arts, and fighting off the incursions of Father’s latest mistress. When the current mistress actually moves in, family loyalties are sorely tried. Still, Charlie is determined to bounce back from disaster and strike a blow for deserted older wives everywhere.

But when she meets brooding actor Mace North, she realizes that when it comes to dating for the over-forty crowd, female solidarity be damned—it’s every woman for herself!Sure to delight both Bronte fans and readers who like a good laugh with their romance, Trisha Ashley’s first book to be published in the United States is a welcome treat.

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Singled Out / A Good Heart is Hard To Find

Ashley, Trisha 2003

Cassandra Leigh has a long-term lover who is handsome, charismatic, sophisticated--and married. Now Max has abandoned Cass and taken his wife off to America, leaving Cass all alone in her damp little cottage.Cass always dreamed that one day she and Max would be married and have children, but now she is waking up to reality.

Not only is the prince missing, there isn't even a half-way decent frog in the vicinity.Meanwhile, Jason, one of her oldest friends, has developed a worrying crush on her--she's also had an encounter of a closer kind than she bargained for with Dante Chase, the new owner of the U.

K.'s most ghost-infested manor house, a man even more haunted by his past than Cass is by hers.Now, the vicar wants to sell Cass off to the highest bidder at the local charity slave auction, and Max, Jason and Dante are each determined to bid for her.

And somehow Cass knows that they're all after more than a little light dusting . . .

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The Generous Gardener / Sowing Secrets

Ashley, Trisha 2005
Living in an idyllic Welsh village with a handsome husband and a loving daughter, 40-something Fran March has reason to be happy with her lot. Then her daughter, the result of an unforgettable one-night stand, starts asking awkward questions about her ""real"" father. Read More

Lord Rayven's Revenge

Ashley, Trisha 2007

Alys Weston secretly writes Gothic novels, while her widowed father drinks away her tiny inheritance. After a disillusioning early morning encounter with the rakish Lord Rayven in Harrogate - in which he came off the worst - she is quite resigned to being a spinster.

Several years later she meets him again in London and he makes it clear that he has not forgotten her - indeed, he dogs her footsteps. 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.


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Happy Endings / Written from the Heart

Ashley, Trisha 2008

This title offers more romance - with humour - from a well-loved author Tina Devino is the moderately successful author of several 'sex-and-gardening' novels, who aspires to bestsellerdom. As do her clients. In addition to her writing, Tina is a 'literary consultant', who uses her own experience of the trials and tribulations of the publishing business to advise other would-be authors.

Except for a romantic novelist, Tina's own life leaves a lot to be desired - her on-off lover, the exotic former Russian ballet star, Sergei, seems to be drifting away (possibly towards his own sex), and her position on the salubrious fiction list is threatened by younger, more glamorous writers.

Can Tina face up to these challenges and achieve the fame, fortune and happy ending to which she aspires?

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Creature Comforts

Ashley, Trisha 2015
Fall in back in love with life in this eagerly awaited new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author. Read More

A Christmas Cracker

Ashley, Trisha 2015

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 . . .

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The Little Teashop of Lost and Found

Ashley, Trisha 2017

Alice Rose is a foundling, discovered on the Yorkshire moors above Haworth as a baby. Adopted but then later rejected again by a horrid stepmother, 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 neighbor—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!

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The House of Hopes and Dreams

Ashley, Trisha 2018

The perfect MOTHER'S DAY gift from the Sunday Times bestselling Trisha Ashley, this novel will more than satisfy romantic comedy fans. And it also contains recipes!When Carey Revell unexpectedly becomes the heir to Mossby, his family’s ancestral home, it’s rather a mixed blessing.

The house is large but rundown and comes with a pair of resentful relatives who can’t be asked to leave. Still, newly dumped by his girlfriend and also from his job as a TV interior designer, Carey needs somewhere to lick his wounds. And Mossby would be perfect for a renovation show.

He already knows someone who could restore the stained glass windows in the older part of the house…Angel Arrowsmith has spent the last ten years happily working and living with her artist mentor and partner. But suddenly bereaved, she finds herself heartbroken, without a home or a livelihood.

Life will never be the same again – until old friend Carey Revell comes to the rescue.They move in to Mossby with high hopes. But the house has a secret at its heart: an old legend concerning one of the famous windows. Will all their dreams for happiness be shattered? Or can Carey and Angel find a way to make this house a home?Heart-warming, witty and quirkily original, Trisha Ashley's THE HOUSE OF HOPES AND DREAMS will delight both old fans and new readers alike.

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The Christmas Invitation

Ashley, Trisha 2019

'Like a nice mug of mulled wine in book form!' Good HousekeepingThe #1 Christmas novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Trisha AshleyMeg is definitely not in the Christmas mood. She’s never gone in for tinsel, baubles and mistletoe, and right now she’s still getting over an illness.

Yet when she’s invited to spend the run-up to Christmas in the snowy countryside, rather than dreary London, she can’t refuse. Arriving at a warm and cosy family home in a small hilltop village, Meg soon begins to wonder what a proper Christmas might be like.

But just as she’s beginning to settle in, she spots a familiar face. Lex. Despite the festive cheer, Meg suddenly wants nothing more than to get as far away from him, and their past secrets, as she can. But if she stays, could this be the year she finally discovers the magic of Christmas.

..?Fabulously funny, intelligent and heart-warming, Trisha Ashley’s brand-new novel is the feel-good Christmas book of the year. It even contains recipes!‘This cosy heart-warming Christmas read will get you in the festive spirit’ Woman‘A witty, original read’ Daily Express‘Romance, friendship, love, humour and a generous dose of Christmas spirit – this book has it all’ Woman’s Weekly ‘A heart-warming, feel-good read.

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The Garden of Forgotten Wishes

Ashley, Trisha 2020

The brilliant new novel from Top Five Sunday Times bestselling author Trisha Ashley All Marnie wants is somewhere to call home. Mourning lost years spent in a marriage that has finally come to an end, she needs a fresh start and time to heal. Things she hopes to find in the rural west Lancashire village her mother always told her about.

With nothing but her two green thumbs, Marnie takes a job as a gardener, which comes with a little cottage to make her own. The garden is beautiful – filled with roses, lavender and honeysuckle – and only a little rough around the edges. Which is more than can be said for her next-door-neighbour, Ned Mars.

Marnie remembers Ned from her school days but he’s far from the untroubled man she once knew. A recent relationship has left him with a heart as bruised as her own. Can a summer spent gardening help them heal and recapture the forgotten dreams they’ve let get away?Praise for Trisha Ashley:'One of the best writers around!' Katie Fforde'Full of down-to-earth humour' Sophie Kinsella'A warm-hearted and comforting read.

Trisha at her best.' Carole Matthews

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Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Finding Mr. Rochester

Ashley, Trisha 2014

In this fabulous ebook short story Trisha Ashley will whisk you away for a romantic treat on the Yorkshire moors.Budding author and die-hard Bronte fan Eleri Groves decides to escape from her disastrous love life to a remote farm cottage in Yorkshire.

Living in the land of the Brontes has got to be better than her life at home and she hopes that she’ll find some inspiration for her next book.But what she doesn’t expect is to find her own Mr Rochester and much more than she bargained for …Includes exclusive Trisha Ashley recipes!

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A Piece of Cake

Ashley, Trisha 2014

A warm and witty short story from the No.1 bestselling author of The Christmas Invitation – perfect for fans of Katie Fforde and Jill MansellProfessional cake-maker Kate doesn’t have time for a man in her life, especially a boorish, sports-mad one like Wes.

He’s definitely not her type.But at her best friend’s wedding, when one crisis follows another, Kate begins to wonder whether she’s misjudged Wes.Can love be the sweetest thing of all?

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A Vintage Christmas

Ashley, Trisha 2015

A fabulously festive short story from the No.1 bestselling author of The Christmas Invitation.Lucy is so excited to announce she’s getting married this Christmas. She’s picturing a small, simple wedding in the village hall. Her dream is to stand in her vintage dress next to a great, big Christmas tree with all her close friends and relatives…But Lucy’s mother thinks differently! She’s been saving all her life for her little girl’s big day.

And she wants to see it done properly. But Christmas is far too soon…the list on her clipboard can’t possibly be ticked off in just a few months!And then there’s the mother-in-law to contend with. She hasn’t quite forgiven her son for proposing to the local riff-raff.

She certainly won’t approve of this little charity shop wedding. And now even Lucy’s fiancé is starting to disagree with her vision…But Christmas is a time when miracles happen. And if Lucy wishes hard enough, Santa might just bring her the wedding of her dreams .

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Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Footsteps in the Snow and other teatime treats

Ashley, Trisha 2014

A fabulous collection of short stories from the No.1 bestselling author of The Christmas Invitation. Perfect to curl up with on a winter’s evening.This collection includes:One Man’s TreasureTipping the ScalesMelting MomentsHoney and SpiceBreaking the IceA Bit of Christmas RelishNot Just for ChristmasFootsteps in the SnowSlightly CrackedA Kitten too FarThe Cinderella Dress

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