One Summer

by Jenny Hale


4.17 · 6 ratings · Published: Jun 1st, 2018  | 

One Summer by Jenny Hale
This summer will change everything…

Alice Emerson is in need of a new beginning. Broken-hearted after her beloved grandfather passes away and her relationship falls apart, she makes a pact with her best friend Sasha . Swapping city living for the beautiful sun-bleached beaches of the Outer Banks , they launch an ice cream shop together in the crumbling house by the sea where Alice spent blissful childhood holidays.

As Alice and Sasha settle into the close-knit community, making friends with the locals and tempting them with their delicious recipes, Alice finds herself falling for the warm charm and golden smile of mysterious doctor Jack Barnes. Spending time together during sunshine-filled days and long romantic evenings, Alice starts to wonder if he could be the one for her?

But just when Alice’s summer couldn’t be more perfect, she discovers an old letter tucked away in the beach house. It contains a family secret that turns Alice’s world upside down and makes her question everything she’s ever known. And then Jack complicates their summer romance with an unexpected offer…

Faced with a difficult decision, will Alice and Jack follow their hearts and find true happiness this summer?

One Summer is an utterly stunning, uplifting summer romance, about the power of friendship, discovering family secrets, and the beauty of falling in love by the sea.

What everyone’s saying about Jenny Hale:

I absolutely LOVED, LOVED, LOVED and ooh LOVED this book. Jenny Hale is now on my list of ‘go to & favourite authors’ … 5* out of 5* but I would award it more if I could as it really is that good.’ Ginger Book Geek

‘A feel-good love story for the hopeless romantics we all secretly are .’ La Biblio de Caro

‘This book was the perfect way to kick-off summer .’ Goodreads Reviewer

A compelling read which kept me on the edge of the seat as I waited to learn the secrets within … such a delightful read, full of love, hope and friendships ... an emotional rollercoaster from beginning to end .’ Compelling Reads

Reading this book was like being on a virtual vacation … An absolute scorcher of a Summer read , I will definitely be reading more from Jenny Hale.’ Bibliophile Book Club

The perfect beach read. Prepare yourself to meet your next book crush and to spend hours gushing about it.’ This Chick Reads

‘I truly loved this sunshine on a rainy day type novel; Jenny Hale has outdone herself once again by creating raw, emotional and extremely thought-provoking situations , all of which were surrounded by the serenity of the beach house … completely blew me away .’ The Writing Garnet

A perfect summer read! I read this at the beach and I couldn't have chosen any better. Loved it!’ Meanderings and Musings

I loved this book. A terrific storyline and a beautiful setting .’ Goodreads Reviewer

A truly beautiful and heart-warming read that will have all romance feeling the warm and fuzzies for sure &he


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