Books by Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi began her career as a junior secretary for Vogue and Tatler before finally becoming a contributing editor for Cosmopolitan. She is the author of two humorous books and seven previous novels, including No Angel, Something Dangerous, and Into

A QUESTION OF TRUST by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Aug. 14, 2018

"Vincenzi's vast readership, both in the U.K. and across the pond, will savor this last book."
Vincenzi, who died in February, wrote blockbusters (A Perfect Heritage, 2015, etc.) focusing on Fleet Street journalists, desperate politicians, fashion mavens, and physicians, all of whom are represented in her last novel, which follows a group of characters from 1936 to 1955. Read full book review >
A PERFECT HERITAGE by Penny Vincenzi
Released: June 16, 2015

"A workplace drama that often feels too much like work."
A revered skin care doyenne battles a private equity turnaround team in Vincenzi's latest (More Than You Know, 2012, etc.).Read full book review >
WICKED PLEASURES by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Sept. 27, 2012

"A balky lead-up to a breathless close, as sinister secrets belatedly bubble up."
The marriage of an American banking heiress and a British aristocrat breeds—or not—dire consequences. Read full book review >
MORE THAN YOU KNOW by Penny Vincenzi
Released: April 10, 2012

"An intriguing glimpse at British life at the outset of the turbulent 1960s."
Two sets of brothers and sisters negotiate the post-World War II London reconstruction boom. Read full book review >
ANOTHER WOMAN by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"A brisk and engaging read that manages to demonstrate that there are some problems no amount of money can forestall, or rectify."
A runaway bride leaves behind a thicket of family secrets and betrayals in Vincenzi's (The Decision, 2011, etc.) latest export. Read full book review >
SHEER ABANDON by Penny Vincenzi
Released: May 29, 2007

"More compact than five seasons of soap operas, but equally brain-curdling."
Sixteen years after a trip to Thailand, youthful indiscretions dog four 30-something ex-backpackers, in this voluminous latest from Vincenzi (Almost a Crime, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >
ALMOST A CRIME by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Nov. 2, 2006

"Vincenzi's fatally bloated novel nods to the sweet daddy-daughter partnership, and neatly compartmentalizes the guilt working women feel for leaving their children at home with nannies."
A London charity czarina and her fabulous lobbyist husband run aground over the shallows of marital infidelity in this latest from British novelist Vincenzi (No Angel, 2003, etc.). Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Trees of the world and dauntless readers, take note: The author gives warning on the last page that 'this story is far from over.'"
Dangerous? Only if you drop this endless sequel (No Angel, 2003) on your foot. Read full book review >
NO ANGEL by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Oct. 15, 2003

"Overlong and overwrought, though not without a certain veddy British charm."
A first US appearance for British Vincenzi. (Overlook will also be publishing two of her previous novels: Something Dangerous and Into Temptation.) Read full book review >
OLD SINS by Penny Vincenzi
Released: Feb. 21, 1990

Six women battle for control of a giant cosmetics empire—and the assorted men who also run it—in this shamelessly glitzy debut by a London-based magazine writer. Read full book review >