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Ellie and the Harpmaker

Ellie and the Harpmaker

The uplifting feel-good read from the no. 1 Richard & Judy bestselling author


From the author of no.1 ebook bestseller and Richard & Judy Book Club pick Away with the Penguins.

'Uplifting and full of heart, I couldn't put it down!' Jo Thomas, author of Celebrations at the Chateau


Sometimes it takes a chance encounter to discover what happiness really is . . .

Meet Dan: Dan needs peace and order. He likes perfectly triangular sandwiches, the way coffee smells of sunshine and harvest, and the sound of birdsong that drifts into his harp-making workshop on Exmoor. His life is quiet, predictable, and safe from any danger of surprises.

Meet Ellie: Ellie is a dreamer. But recently Ellie has stopped dreaming and her world has become very small. Her days are spent keeping a perfect home for her husband, Clive, and trying to keep him happy.

When Ellie stumbles across Dan's workshop, they cannot imagine that their lives are about to change forever...


Readers love Ellie and the Harpmaker

***** 'Without question this is one of the best books I have read and I read a lot'
***** 'The perfect feel-good read!'
***** 'Warm, touching and funny, it's a great read that will fill your heart with joy'
***** 'A magical tale that leaves you feeling warm and hopeful'
***** 'A beautifully written, tender love story ... I didn't want it to end but couldn't put it down'


  • Wow, what a love story. Perfect for fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine. Uplifting and full of heart, and I couldn't put it down!'
    Jo Thomas

About the author

Hazel Prior

HAZEL PRIOR lives on Exmoor with her husband and a huge ginger cat. As well as writing, she works as a freelance harpist. Hazel is the author of Ellie and the Harp-Maker, the #1 ebook and audiobook bestseller Away with the Penguins and its follow-up, Call of the Penguins. Life and Otter Miracles is her fourth novel.
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