Grab your glass of sauvignon blanc, put your feet up and settle in with these 6 summer books…
Late Summer in the Vineyard by Jo Thomas (Headline)
A feel-good romance about Emmy’s move to a vineyard in France, and what can happen when you let go and trust your instincts.
The Butterfly Summer by Harriet Evans (Headline)
A wonderful, evocative inter-generational novel that centres on the inheritance of a house and the repercussions among the family.
The Forgotten Summer by Carol Drinkwater (Michael Joseph)
A decades-old feud, lo and hidden secrets power this compelling drama set on a family-run vineyard in the south of France.
Monsoon Summer by Julia Gregson (Orion)
1940’s Oxfordshire and India. When a young Englishwoman marries an Indian trainee doctor, their families are horrified. The couple must overcome plenty of obstacles to find happiness.
The Invitation by Lucy Foley (HarperCollins)
On the Italian Riviera, Hal, a second-rate journalist, boards a yacht for a promotional tour of a film during the 1950s. Glamour, secrets and danger make this a gorgeous escapist summer read.
House of Dreams by Fanny Blake (Orion)
The perfect holiday read, House of Dreams follows siblings Jo, Tom and Lucy as they journey to Spain to scatter their mother’s ashes at the beautiful hilltop villa that was her home. They expect the weekend to be a celebration of their mother’s life, but when secrets emerge, their assumptions about their own lives are tested to the full.