My Lemon Grove Summer: Escape to Sicily and reveal its secrets in this perfect summer read (Paperback)
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My Lemon Grove Summer: Escape to Sicily and reveal its secrets in this perfect summer read (Paperback)

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Paperback 352 Pages / Published: 11/07/2019
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'Rich, warm and sunny. A story that stays with you long after the last page is turned' Milly Johnson

Could the lemon groves of Sicily be the perfect place to start over? The irresistible new novel from Jo Thomas, the author of Sunset Over the Cherry Orchard, will transport you to the island of mountains and sparkling blue seas.


When life hands you lemons ... is it ever too late for a second chance?

Zelda's impulsive nature has got her precisely nowhere up until now. A fresh start in a beautiful hilltop town in Sicily looking for new residents, together with her best friend Lennie, could be just what she needs. And who better to settle down with than the person who knows her best?

But the sun-filled skies and sparkling seas can't hide the shadow hanging over Citta d'Ora, which means not everyone is pleased to see their arrival. The dreams Zelda and her fellow new residents had of setting up a new life might be slipping away. But a friendship with restauranteur Luca could be about to unlock the possibilities that lie in the local lemon groves. And there's a wedding on the horizon that might be just what the town needs to turn it around...

Could a summer in Sicily help Zelda learn to trust her instinct and follow her heart?

Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781472246011
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 240 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 24 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A perfect light holiday read, evoking Italian sunshine, lemon groves and romance. * Woman's Own *
I absolutely adored it. Zelda is such a captivating and inspiring heroine, and I love the way that Jo's writing combines such gorgeous escapism with pure emotional honesty -- Daisy Buchanan
This is a joyful romp of a story. It's funny and romantic, and Zelda is just the kind of heroine we can all empathise with . . .you'll feel the heat of the Italian sun, smell the lemons growing on the trees and taste the limoncello. * My Weekly *
Escape to sunny Sicily with this relaxing read. * Yours magazine *
A transporting read. * Woman *
Warm, funny, romantic with a terrific sense of place. I loved it! -- Katie Fforde
Such perfect escapism - all the joy of a hot summer holiday without the hassle of having to wear sun cream! -- Jill Mansell
What a gorgeous book! Reading it felt like the best kind of holiday! -- Lucy Diamond
Rich, warm and sunny. A story that stays with you long after the last page is turned -- Milly Johnson
Sheer rom-com brilliance! * Heat *
Romantic and funny, this is a great addition to any bookshelf * Sun *
Perfect escapism * Marie Claire *
Irresistibly romantic and utterly gorgeous -- Miranda Dickinson
Perfect escapist magic * Good Housekeeping *
This story of second chances is warming and real. * Magic Book Club *

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“I was transported to Sicily in this gorgeous read”

Every time I start a new Jo Thomas book I know I am going to be transported to a new place with all the sensations that go with it. This time I've been to Sicily and I loved it there as much as I expected to.... More

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“LIfe, love and surprises in the sun”

Sun, a new life, and a new start in Sicily. At last Zelda seems to be finding her way in life, and what could possibly go wrong? The answer, as explored in this well written and funny novel with several twists, is... More

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“Novel set in SICILY”

As students, Zelda and her best friend Lennie formed a pact; that if they reached forty and hadn’t found their ideal partners, they would marry each other. Now that time is approaching and Zelda, sick of her dead-end... More

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