Biography

Patti Callahan Henry

Patti Callahan Henry is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels include THE IDEA OF LOVE, THE STORIES WE TELL, AND THEN I FOUND YOU, COMING UP FOR AIR, THE PERFECT LOVE SONG, DRIFTWOOD SUMMER, THE ART OF KEEPING SECRETS, BETWEEN THE TIDES, WHEN LIGHT BREAKS, WHERE THE RIVER RUNS and LOSING THE MOON. Short-listed for the Townsend Prize for Fiction, and nominated multiple times for the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA) Book Award for Fiction, Patti is a frequent speaker at luncheons, book clubs and women’s groups.

Patti Callahan Henry

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Books by Patti Callahan Henry

by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction, Women's Fiction
Bonny Blankenship’s most treasured memories are of idyllic summers spent in Watersend, South Carolina, with her best friend, Lainey McKay. They swam and escaped to the local bookshop to read. Until the night that changed everything, the night that Lainey’s mother disappeared. Now, in her early fifties, Bonny is desperate to clear her head in the midst of a crumbling marriage and a tragic mistake that threatens her career. Along with her troubled teenage daughter, Piper, she goes back to the river house, where she is soon joined by Lainey and her children. As the three women cling to a fragile peace, buried secrets and long ago loves return like the tide.
by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Ella is young, beautiful and deeply in love --- until her husband dies in a tragic sailing accident while trying to save her. Or so she'll have everyone believe. Screenwriter Hunter needs a hit, but crippling writers' block and a serious lack of motivation are getting him nowhere. He's on the lookout for a love story. It doesn't matter who it belongs to. When Hunter and Ella meet in Watersend, South Carolina, it feels like the perfect match, something close to fate. But one lie leads to another, and soon they find themselves caught in a web of deceit.

by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction

Eve and Teddy Morrison are Savannah’s power couple, but things aren’t as good as they look. Their teenage daughter, Gwen, is rebelling, and Cooper is blaming this on Eve’s preoccupation with work. The Morrison marriage is taut with tension, but when Cooper is involved in a car accident with Eve’s sister, Willa, the questions surrounding the event bring the family close to breaking point. Sifting between the stories, Eve has to find out what really happened --- and just who she believes.

by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Katie Vaughan has a secret, something tucked away in her past. She has a strong relationship with her family, and a devoted boyfriend, Rowan, whom she wants to love with all her heart. But when she discovers a small velvet box hidden in Rowan's drawer, she panics. For the first time in her life, Katie knows that she won't fully love Rowan until she confronts the demons from her past, and it's time for her to act.

by Patti Callahan Henry

Jimmy Sullivan has been living on the road with his brother, Jack, and his band. Without a place to call home, Jimmy and Jack lead a nomadic life filled with music and anonymous cities.

by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction

After the sudden loss of her formidable mother, Lillian, Ellie discovers the late woman’s diary, which opens up a whole side to her mother she never knew. She decides to return to the summer house in coastal Alabama where Lillian spent the summer of 1961, in the hopes of learning more about her mother and, perhaps, find some closure for herself.

by Patti Callahan Henry - Fiction

Garnering comparisons to Anne Rivers Siddons and Pat Conroy, Patti Callahan Henry has woven her lyrical Southern voice throughout the Lowcountry landscape. Now as tow women from opposite sides of the sea meet, a tale unfolds that will draw you into the heart’s remembrances and the compelling power of story.