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    • ISBN:9780340919859
    • Publication date:07 Jul 2011

The Island

'The "It" beach book of the summer' (Kirkus Reviews)

By Elin Hilderbrand

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Atmospheric, intelligent women's commercial fiction that explores the secrets and lies that can lurk beneath even the closest of friendships.

So deliciously addictive, it will be the "It" beach book of the summer' - Kirkus Reviews

This summer, four women are hoping to escape their troubles . . .

Birdie is organising a wedding, though her own marriage is falling apart. Her sister India is running away from her first chance of happiness in a long time, while her daughter Tate is running to something, but what that is, she doesn't yet know. And then there's Chess, who is just a mystery that none of the family know if they will ever unravel.

Gathering together for the first time in years in a ramshackle house with no running water on a remote island, the women settle into a routine.

But just how long can they hide from the secrets, lies and tragedy they have left behind?

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Praise for The Island

'Will please those looking for a satisfying beach read' - Publishers Weekly

'A perfect addition to some sunshine and long days at the beach' - Confessions of a Book Addict

'Breathtakingly brilliant' - 5-star reader review

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Further praise for Elin Hilderbrand

'A gritty and moving read that oozes plenty of drama' - Heat

'A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere' - Booklist

'This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down' - Candis

'Touching and uplifting' - U Magazine

Biographical Notes

Elin Hilderbrand grew up in Pennsylvania and is a graduate of the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop, where she was a teaching/writing fellow. She now lives with her husband and their three children on Nantucket, Massachusetts, where her novels are set.
You can follow Elin on Twitter @elinhilderbrand or find out more on her Facebook page www.facebook.com/ElinHilderbrand.

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  • ISBN: 9781848945975
  • Publication date: 08 Jul 2010
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'A gritty and moving read that oozes plenty of drama' — Heat on A SUMMER AFFAIR
'[A] beautifully written, emotional novel' — Sainsbury's magazine on A SUMMER AFFAIR
'A gem of a summer read with a glamorous location, elite lifestyle, and Hilderbrand's appealing take on the constant stress that fills the lives of women everywhere' — Booklist on A SUMMER AFFAIR
So deliciously addictive that it will be the "It" beach book of the summer. — Kirkus Reviews
'This book was a great read - you really care what happens to the characters. Perfect holiday reading. I didn't want to put it down' — Candis on BAREFOOT
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