I love sharing a weekend review when everyone has a little more time to have a read and click to buy a book, today I am sharing my review for Summer at my Sisters which is the first book set is Seahorse Harbour.
A wonderful uplifting story set in the fictional seaside location of Seahorse Harbour. Emily always creates wonderful characters that creates the feeling that you personally know them and encourage you to keep reading.
This story introduces twins Josie & Diana and we spend the summer getting to know these very different sisters who as time goes by start to see eachothers lives from a different point of view.
I loved the descriptions in this story and the paddleboarding and visits to the lido remind me of summers on the beach when I was in my teens.
A wonderful uplifting story about letting down your emotional barriers and that love can come from the most unexpected places. I loved this story and can’t wait to visit Seahorse Harbour again as it was a book that left me feeling happy and positive.
Twin sisters. One scorching summer. A bucketful of secrets.
Diana’s life is perfect. Her twin sister, Josie’s – not so much. But when secrets are revealed this summer, everything will change.
Diana has a rich and successful husband, two talented youngsters and an adorable dog. She always looks as if she’s stepped from the cover of a magazine. Her immaculate second home by the sea, for idyllic summers with her perfect family, was actually featured in one.
Josie has a messy, compact flat, dates, but not relationships, and she can’t even keep a houseplant alive. She moves from job to job, goes clubbing with her friends and often looks as if she’s fallen through a hedge.
Although Josie loves Diana deeply, each year she declines the invitation to spend the summer with her sister. Or any other family holiday. Because Josie has a secret.
But is Diana’s life so perfect? Or is she also hiding something? When secrets are revealed this summer, everything will change. Josie could finally have the life she’s always wanted … if she’s brave enough to take a chance.
This is the first book in my new series of standalone books set in Seahorse Harbour.
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Meet Emily Harvale
Emily writes novels, novellas and short stories about friendship, family and falling in love. She loves a happy ending but knows that life doesn’t always go to plan. Her stories are sure to bring a smile to your face and a warmth to your heart.
Emily loves to connect with her readers and has a readers’ group in which many have become good friends. To catch up with Emily, find out about the group, or connect with her on social media, go to her website at www.emilyharvale.com.
Having lived and worked in London for several years, Emily returned to her home town of Hastings where she now writes full-time. She’s a member of the SoA, an Amazon bestseller and a Kindle All Star. When not writing, she can be found enjoying the stunning East Sussex coast and countryside, or in a wine bar with friends, discussing life, love and the latest TV shows. Chocolate cake is often eaten. She dislikes housework almost as much as she dislikes anchovies – and will do anything to avoid both. Emily has two mischievous rescue cats that like to sprawl across her keyboard, regardless of whether Emily is typing on it, or not.
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Many thanks to Rachel’s Random Resources for the invitation to read and review this superb festive read, I have loved reading these stories about the wonderful residents of Castle Street. Please remember to like and share to help spread the book love!
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