The Lemon Grove (Paperback)Helen Walsh (author)
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Helen Walsh's The Lemon Grove is a tense, sensuous story of a marriage ripped apart by desire and obsession, set in the Mallorcan summer holiday resort of Deia. Perfect for readers who loved Apple Tree Yard, it is soon to be a major film.
Each summer, Jenn and her husband Greg return to Deia, on Mallorca's dramatic west coast. This year the arrival of Emma, Jenn's stepdaughter, and her new boyfriend Nathan threatens to upset their equilibrium. Beautiful and reckless, Nathan stirs something unexpected in Jenn.
As she is increasingly seduced by Nathan's youth and the promise of passion, the line between desire and obsession begins to blur. What follows is a highly-charged liaison that puts lives and relationships in jeopardy. For Jenn, after this summer, nothing can ever be the same.
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 208 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 19 mm
'This year's summer must read.' - Look Magazine
'A slinky, sultry, seductress of a novel... tense, poignant and honest.' - Lori Lansens, author of The Girls
'Extraordinarily, electrifyingly good.' - Lisa Jewell
'This honest, engaging and readable novel deftly explores aspects of ageing, authenticity and identity.' - The Sunday Times
'Should be at the top of your summer reading list.' - Stylist
'Sensuous and sexy, with a nail-biting sense of trepidation... Unputdownable.,' - Marie Claire
'A gripping, sexy summer read.' - Jenny Colgan
'Sultry, sexy, intense.' - Cosmopolitan
'This year's Beautiful Ruins.' - Glamour
'A steamy study of transgressive passion.' - Sunday Express
'Sultry and shocking.' - Woman & Home
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This is one of those books that you pick up and think, 'I'll just read the first couple of chapters' then, half a book in, you realise you're hooked & plans for the afternoon can wait!... More
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