Penny Vincenzi: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Penny Vincenzi Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Penny Vincenzi, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Penny Vincenzi you will find my Ten favorites of Penny Vincenzi’s quotes. 

About Penny Vincenzi

Penny Vincenzi’s family, Headline, and agent Clare Alexander are saddened to report her peaceful passing on February 25th.

At the launch of her 19th book, A Question of Trust, last year, Penny stated: “If nobody buys it, then it will be my last book; otherwise, no, I don’t want it to be my last book … I still love writing and the whole process.” At the time of her death, Penny was several chapters into a new work. In addition, we look forward to publishing A Question of Trust in paperback this year, if you haven’t discovered all her books yet.

In 2018, Penny Vincenzi, one of the UK’s most popular and best-loved authors, passed away. Her first novel, Old Sins, was published in 1989, followed by sixteen more bestselling novels and two collections of short stories. She began her career as a junior secretary for Vogue magazine, worked at the Daily Mirror, Tatler, and later as a Fashion and Beauty Editor for magazines such as Woman’s Own, Nova, and Honey, before becoming a Deputy Editor of Options and Contributing Editor of Cosmopolitan. Penny’s books have been sold over seven million copies worldwide, making her the ‘doyenne of modern blockbusters’ (Glamour).

Born: April 10, 1939, The United Kingdom
Died: February 25, 2018
Genre: Literature & Fiction

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Popular Quotes

“And we’d have”
― Penny Vincenzi, A Perfect Heritage

 “out a battered leather address book. ‘Dr Roberts. But he won’t come.’ ‘I’m sure he will.’ Bianca smiled at her. ‘I’ll explain how bad you are. Now, what can I get you? Cup of tea, warm milk?’ ‘Some hot lemon and honey would be so nice,’ said Florence. ‘You’ll find the wherewithal to make it in the kitchen. Bianca, you shouldn’t be here, you’ve got far more important things to do, I’m so sorry . . .’ She struggled to go on and couldn’t. ‘So kind,’ she finally managed.”
― Penny Vincenzi, A Perfect Heritage

“From the very beginning it seemed very clear to her that if you were going to succeed in life you succeeded on your own terms, in your own style, you capitalized on your own strengths, you learnt to camouflage your own weaknesses and you didn’t get caught up in anyone else’s. And Fleur was going to succeed.”
― Penny Vincenzi, An Outrageous Affair

 “thing we can do for the young is set an example,’ said Oliver slowly. ‘I discovered that long ago. They don’t listen to us, they find most of what we have to say at best tedious and at worst inane. We can influence them simply by what we do and how we do it. Now think about”
― Penny Vincenzi, Something Dangerous

 “For the want of a nail a horseshoe was lost; for the want of a shoe the horse was lost; for the want of a horse the rider was lost; for the want of a rider the battle was lost; for the want of a battle, the kingdom was lost. And all for the lack of a horseshoe nail.”
― Penny Vincenzi, The Best of Times

 “He was self-assured without being cocky, friendly but not pushy, independent but in no way precocious. He was also exceptionally selfreliant, perfectly happy with his own company, and like all only children, very much at ease with adults. At five”
― Penny Vincenzi, No Angel

“And she turned and walked out again, and he stood staring after her, noticing, absurdly, that she was wearing the same high silver-heeled boots that she had had on the day of the crash.”
― Penny Vincenzi, The Best of Times

 “Marriages don’t stay in neat, tidy shapes you know; they sprawl about, very messily sometimes. The important thing is not to let them get out of control.”
― Penny Vincenzi, Something Dangerous

“seems to me the reporters didn’t bother to check”
― Penny Vincenzi, At The Heart Of It

“its romantic embellishments – a”
― Penny Vincenzi, A Perfect Heritage

10 Famous Quotes by Author Penny Vincenzi

So there you have it my Ten favorite quotes by Penny Vincenzi, please comment below and share your favorite quotes by the fantastic author Penny Vincenzi.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Penny Vincenzi. 

One Final Bonus – Penny Vincenzi Quote 

“And on Sunday we went to the flea market and it was so cool. Nicola said she wanted to look at pictures and fabrics, so Carey and I went to an amazing part, called the Marché Malik, all retro stuff, and I got this denim jacket, it’s just gorgeous, got all flowers embroidered on it, so much cooler than some mass-produced thing from Hollister. I’ll go and get it.’ ‘And there we were spending squillions on one from Hollister,’ said Bianca, ‘so uncool. Silly us not to know. I’m not sure about this friendship, Patrick.’ Patrick grinned at her. ‘It won’t last. They’ll probably fall out next term.’ ‘And I really don’t like this thing of giving her cocktails. So”

― Penny Vincenzi, A Perfect Heritage

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