Hilary Boyd

  • Bestselling novelist

    Hilary Boyd

    Hilary Boyd is a former health journalist who now writes fiction full time. Her debut novel, Thursdays in the Park, was an ebook and paperback bestseller. It was followed by three further acclaimed novels, Tangled Lives, When You Walked Back Into My Life and A Most Desirable Marriage. Hilary is married with grown up daughters and lives in West Sussex.
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    Tangled Lives

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    A Most Desirable Marriage

    By Hilary Boyd
    'A most desirable read' Bookbag.'An engaging page-turner that explores secrets and relationships' Closer.'Hilary Boyd's novel, Thursdays in the Park was the surprise hit that made publishers sit up and realise that there is life after 60.Now she's back with another beautifully observed slice of life' Daily Express.'A smart emotional drama, you will race through this' Sunday Mirror.Hilary Boyd trained as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital, then as a marriage guidance counselor. After a degree in English Literature at London University in her thirties, she moved into health journalism, writing a Mind, Body, Spirit column for the Daily Express. She published six non-fiction books on health-related subjects before turning to fiction and writing a string of bestsellers, starting with Thursdays in the Park. Hilary is married to film director/producer Don Boyd.
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    When You Walked Back into My Life

    By Hilary Boyd
    Hilary Boyd trained as a nurse at Great Ormond Street Hospital, then as a marriage guidance counselor. After a degree in English Literature at London University in her thirties, she moved into health journalism, writing a Mind, Body, Spirit column for the Daily Express. She published six non-fiction books on health-related subjects before turning to fiction and writing a string of bestsellers, starting with Thursdays in the Park. Hilary is married to film director/producer Don Boyd.
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    Tangled Lives

    By Hilary Boyd
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    Thursdays in the Park

    By Hilary Boyd
    'A warm and well-written case for love affairs in later life' Daily Telegraph.'Her portrayal of the first true romance of Jeanie's life will captivate both single and married women as her writing instantly takes you back to those moments of true passion that blocked out everything else in the world' bestchicklit.'Hilary Boyd creates a poignant portrait of a stale marriage and the ties that bind couples together' Chicklitclub.'[A] tender and intriguing love story ... Boyd is as canny as Joanna Trollope at observing family life - and better than Trollope at jokes. But she is at her best when quietly dismantling the scaffolding that families spend years putting up to protect themselves from each other' Daily Mail.'Move over Mummy porn, it's time for Granny lit' The Times.
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    The over 60's want romance and sex too

    Thursday's in the Park transformed Hilary Boyd into the champion of 'granny lit’. Here, she argues that love and good sex are not the preserve of the young and beautiful.
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    Why your 60's are the greatest decade

    Why your 60s are the greatest decade for sex and style: Dreading your twilight years? Don't, says best-selling novelist Hilary Boyd, who at 63 has never felt so fulfilled
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