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The Island

The Island

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
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 7th July 2011

Price: £6.99

ISBN-13: 9780340919859