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Stuck in a dead-end relationship, Erica Bennett finds herself daydreaming of her first holiday romance. She was fifteen, it was exciting, new and full of possibilities…and Jack Lawson was hot as hell. That kind of thing leaves a mark.
So when her friends suggest a girls holiday to Luna Island, it’s exactly what she needs to take her mind off things. What she doesn’t expect is to spot Jack – a much older, hotter version of him – across the hotel lobby.
Their attraction is still there and it isn’t long before sparks fly, but fifteen years is a long time. They aren’t the same people they were back then and besides, it’s only a week, right?
Is it a second chance at something real or will their excess baggage ruin their shot at love after they leave Luna Island?
I do love a new book it feels so good and it is always a privilege to read them before anyone else, makes you feel all special lol.
I am looking forward to reading this as I loved the previous books about The Hampstead murders that Guy has written, it is nice to read about good old police work and the characters are great. Due to be published on the 2nd June and my review can be read on publishing day but I must say it sounds really good. Maybe this time if I try really hard I might get it right about who did the murder…..’really’ I can hear you all saying, lol I do try.
I have been catching up writing my reviews everywhere on social media for these two inspiring authors. I like them both for different reasons, Samantha Tonge for the underlying messages in her story about having a good time and making super memories does not need money, I think people today should remember that when spending time with their loved ones. Then Julie Wassmer for writing about the area we live in, KENT UK with its many wonderful places including Canterbury and the coast along by Whitstable, I find it so enjoyable reading about them and picturing where the characters are and where they are going.
So now I am onto the next book which is Secrets of the Dead by Carol Wyer! Sounds good so look out for the review of this one.
This was the first book I had read from Samantha Tonge and it certainly won’t be the last as this was a nice happy relaxing book to read and perfect for your holiday reading. I loved the characters but the best bit was the message that this book gave out about having fun and creating memories does not cost money. I thought it was great the way the charecters all blended together and very subtlety most were on the same page with regards loyalty, friendship and supporting one another’s dreams. This was so well written that I could not put it down and well worth a good ten stars.
Here we have another Whitstable Pearl Mystery which is just as good as the others, this is my final one so I hope Julie writes some more pretty quick.
It was good catching up with Pearl, her mother Dolly and her son Charlie and not forgetting the lovely sounding DCI Mike McGuire. They all sound so real I keep hoping I might bump into the handsome police detective when I am in Canterbury.
May Day comes but once a year and this one brings an actress returning to her roots to open the May Day festivities but before she can reacquaint with past loves and friends someone decides to murder her.
Can Pearl solve this one before McGuire or will he stick to the rules and work it out for himself? Secrets and lies are hidden but who will they hurt when out in the open and who had anything to gain by committing this horrible murder on May Day.
Another brilliant story, well written with lots of local items about the brilliant places in Kent. I again did not guess who did the murder, I could never be a detective, Pearl makes it all sound so easy the way she puts it all together. Brilliant 5 stars for a great series, I cannot wait for them to make it into a tv series.
We hear so much now about mental health stats and how more money is needed to fight this rising problem, which is affecting people from any class at any age. I still think that to get rid of the stigma then the name has to change, MIND AWARENESS is the way forward I think, what do you think?
They say that one in four will experience some sort of symptom and as this umbrella covers such a huge amount you can see why the number is high. In an ideal world each person should be assessed by a professional and not just given medication by a GP, I feel tablets are given out to easily and counselling too soon or too late as that can have a detrimental affect on the person at the wrong time making them worse. I have experienced this so know this to be true.
Do we use the word depression to easily? Children getting depressed because of their SATS tests at primary school or are they just a little bit worried/scared about doing a test as I am sure we all were if doing a test in class at that age. Are we just telling them far too much about testing, should it not go on their performance during the year and how they have progressed?
Money is the root of the problem there is just not enough for the NHS to keep up to all new and changing standards, it is obvious that much more money is needed as there are thousands more people now, we are living longer with far less deaths at any age.
I definitely thing that you should prove that you are a resident here with a NI number to receive care or you have to pay for it.
I do not know the answers but it is a growing problem like so many things in the UK.