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Five Books with Beaches on the Cover

  • Submitted: 19th May 2023

Books with beaches on the cover Summer is almost here and I don't know about you but I am really looking forward to heading to the beach for some sunshine…

The Fascination set in London with Essie Fox

  • Submitted: 15th May 2023

Fascination - a world of fairground 'freaks' Victorian England. A world of rural fairgrounds and glamorous London theatres. A world of dark secrets and deadly obsessions… What an amazing setting…

The Girls of Summer set in Greece

  • Submitted: 12th May 2023

The Girls of Summer Rachel and Alistair’s summer love affair on a remote, sun-trapped Greek island has consumed her since she was seventeen. But as Rachel becomes increasingly obsessed with…

The Last Passenger set on a cruise – Will Dean

  • Submitted: 8th May 2023

The Last Passenger Will Dean Imagine going on a cruise. Lovely. You go to bed one night in your cosy cabin and dream sweets dreams. You wake up however to…

Five Book Covers where Location is Key

  • Submitted: 5th May 2023

Places on book covers I look the cleverness of book covers nowadays. There are some really ornate and creative covers out there and don’t even get me started on the…

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The Beach Holiday

2023: A somebody. A nobody. A love story waiting to be written . . .

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