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7 Books to Make You Feel like You’re on a Beach

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If white sands and crystal-clear waters aren’t on your agenda just yet, let us bring the beach to you with our round up of summer reads. Here are 7 books to make you feel like you’re on a beach…

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7 Summer Reads to Make You Feel like You’re on a Beach

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The Holiday

The Holiday by T.M. Logan

A 40th birthday trip quickly turns sour with suspects of an affair and even worse, a murder. The perfect poolside thriller.

Zaffre, £4.99, ebooks.com

Secrets of Santorini

Secrets of Santorini by Patricia Wilson

Wilson transports readers to the spellbinding island of Santorini with this captivating and suspenseful novel based on one woman’s event-filled return to her birth home.

Zaffre, £7.99, waterstones.com

The Lido

The Lido by Libby Page

An inspiring story of friendship and community spirit revolving around two dissimilar women who join forces to save their local lido.

Orion, £8.72, amazon.co.uk

The Unhoneymooners

The Unhoneymoooners by Christina Lauren

Branded by author Beth O’Leary as ‘the perfect choice if you’ve had to cancel your summer holiday but still want to feel the sand between your toes’, this scintillating romcom makes for a joyous beach read.

Little, Brown Book Group, £8.99, hachette.co.uk

The Summer Job

The Summer Job by Lizzy Dent

Birdy Finch escapes to a Scottish hotel for the summer, pretending to be her best friend, which inevitably causes complications – romantic and otherwise. A sparkling romance novel, and the perfect accompaniment to summer.

Penguin Books Ltd, £12.99, penguin.co.uk

Beach Read

Beach Read by Emily Henry

Does what is says on the tin; a ‘sizzling’ romcom based on two writers’ engrossing summer of love, destined to be read on the beach.

Penguin Books Ltd, £6.49, waterstones.com

Eat Pray Love

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Gilbert’s autobiography takes readers on a heartfelt journey from Rome to India to Bali as she discovers a profound new lease of life.

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, £9.99, waterstones.com

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