Set on the sparkling Devon coastline and stuffed with family secrets and characters you’ll root for from the start, Summer at Shell Cottage by Lucy Diamond is one of our favourite reads this season. We reckon you’ll love it too. Enjoy this taster and be sure to let us know what you think of the book if you decide to read the whole thing!
A seaside holiday at Shell Cottage in Devon has always been the perfect escape for the Tarrant family. Beach fun, barbecues and warm summer evenings with a cocktail or two – who could ask for more?
But this year, everything has changed. Following her husband's recent death, Olivia is struggling to pick up the pieces. Then she makes a shocking discovery that turns her world upside down.
As a busy mum and GP, Freya's used to having her hands full, but a bad day at work has put her career in jeopardy and now she's really feeling the pressure.
Harriet's looking forward to a break with her lovely husband Robert and teenage daughter Molly. But unknown to Harriet, Robert is hiding a secret – and so, for that matter, is Molly …