Escape to Mallorca with four old friends for a reunion that will change everything...
'A lovely holiday read about female friendships past and present. Warm and engaging' Catherine Alliott
One perfect villa, four old friends, and a holiday that will change everything...
Amy, Linda, Kate and Jane were best friends at school. Now, years later, they have grown apart. When Amy discovers her husband has been stealing from her successful interiors business, and with a milestone birthday looming, she decides it is the time to reach out to her old friends once again.
So, she decides to invite the other three to her beautiful villa in Mallorca for a reunion weekend. As the four friends gather, secrets are unearthed, old scores settled and new friendships forged. Will this holiday bring them together or tear them apart? And will each of them grasp their second chance for happiness...?
'A warm and uplifting read. I really enjoyed it' Rosanna Ley, author of The Lemon Tree Hotel
'A skilfully woven story of old friendships, secrets and lies set against the sun-soaked backdrop of Mallorca. The ideal summer read' Sarah Morgan, author of One Summer in Paris'A fantastic read from one of our favourite authors' Bella
'An insightful look at female friendship with a beautiful sunny backdrop' Sunday Express
'A great summer read, with relatable characters, an engaging plot and a satisfying ending' WI Life
Intelligent, grown-up and cheering, Fanny has cornered the market in 'real' stories told well - FERN BRITTON, on An Italian Summer
I adored An Italian Summer... Fanny not only writes beautifully about relationships, but the descriptions of Rome and Naples are so ravishing, that you not only marvel at the scenery but also taste the delectable food and feel the hot sun on your back. A most beguiling read - JILLY COOPER, on An Italian Summer
A lovely, absorbing read, gently told, but with a intriguingly dark edge - HILARY BOYD, on An Italian Summer
Fanny Blake's writing is absorbing, intelligent and an absolute joy to read... this heart-warming and compelling novel is the perfect summer read - Daily Express, on An Italian Summer
A perfect summer read, full of heart and sunshine - Daily Mail, on An Italian Summer
Fanny Blake was a publisher for many years, editing both fiction and non-fiction before becoming a freelance journalist and writer. She has written various non-fiction titles, as well as acting as ghost writer for a number of celebrities. She was Books Editor of Woman & Home magazine until recently, regularly reviews fiction in the Daily Mail and has been a judge for the Costa Novel Award, the British Book Awards, the Comedy Women in Print Award among others. She is the commissioning editor for Quick Reads, a series of short books by well-known authors. She has written eight novels, including AN ITALIAN SUMMER and A SUMMER REUNION.
Find out more at www.fannyblake.co.uk or follow her on Twitter @fannyblake1