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Summer of '69

Summer of '69

I just LOVE [Elin Hilderbrand’s] books, they are such compulsive reads‘ – Marian Keyes

‘The beach read of the summer . . . A must buy‘ – Library Journal

Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century . . .

Every year the Levin children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother’s historic island home, but this year it’s not to be. Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests with her friend Mary Jo Kopechne. And Tiger, the only son, has just been deployed to Vietnam.

Thirteen-year-old Jessie, the youngest of them all, suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother who is hiding secrets of her own . . .

In her first historical novel, Elin Hilderbrand once again cements her title as ‘Queen of the Summer Novel’ (People).

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Praise for Elin Hilderbrand

‘Sink into this book like a hot, scented bath . . . a delicious, relaxing pleasure’ – Kirkus

‘[Elin Hilderbrand] signifies the start of summer to readers’ – The Book Reporter

‘Perfect holiday reading’ – Candis

‘The queen regent of the easy-breezy summer novel’ – New York Post
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 13th June 2019

Price: £14.99

ISBN-13: 9781529374773

Reviews

A pacey read, with colourful characters that have fascinating motivations. I couldn't get them out of my head for days.
Sunday Express on SILVER GIRL
Hilderbrand throws enough curveballs to keep readers guessing, but not too many, maintaining the breezy pace her novels are known for
Booklist on THE PERFECT COUPLE
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
An honest, raw tale of friendship and love
Cosmopolitan on THE CASTAWAYS
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Misunderstandings, secrets, and wrong choices are revealed in this completely satisfying novel that is the beach read of the summer, sure to appeal to Hilderbrand's fans while earning her new readers. A must buy.
Library journal
More than a beach read, Summer of '69 delves deep into history . . . [an] enchanting novel
New York Journal of Books
So deliciously addictive that it will be the 'It' beach book of the summer
Kirkus Review on THE ISLAND
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