The Long Weekend, Paperback Book
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A short break can become the holiday of a lifetime . . .From the bestselling author of THE BEACH HUTIn a gorgeous quay-side hotel in Cornwall, the long weekend is just beginning . . .Claire Marlowe owns 'The Townhouse by the Sea' with Luca, the hotel's charismatic chef.

She ensures everything runs smoothly - until an unexpected arrival checks in and turns her whole world upside down.And the rest of the guests arrive with their own baggage.

There's a couple looking for distraction from a family tragedy; a man trying to make amends for an affair he bitterly regrets . . . and the young woman who thinks the Cornish village might hold the key to her past.Here are affairs of the heart, secrets, lies and scandal - all wrapped up in one long, hot weekend.


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Read this in 24 hrs...which alas is a minor miracle for me now. I got swept up in the story and hooked on the drama. I even had to stop eating my tea briefly. In fact apart from sleep the only real break I took was to tweet the author to say I was hooked...and reader..she replied ! :) Based in the middle class and could be seen as quite snobby ( what IS wrong in buying your toothbrush from Spar..? ) I was too engrossed in the story to stew over that problem for long. Not elevating Veronica to the pedestal on which I've placed Helen Dunmore and Susan Fletcher, but I will be looking out for more of het books with anticipation.H