The Long Weekend
By Veronica Henry
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.
Lucy Springer Gets Even
By Lisa Heidke
Lucy Springer thinks she's got it tough. She's living through renovation hell, her two kids seem more challenging than ever, and her once successful acting career has been reduced to the odd commercial.Then Max, her husband, absconds to Bali with an unknown companion and things go from bad to disastrous.But Lucy doesn't give up easily. Juggling increasingly chaotic building dramas, bewildered children, her crazy best friend-slash-agent Gloria, her ever 'helpful' mother and chasing after Max, Lucy Springer is determined to get her life onto an even keel-and more.This delightful new novel is an often hilarious account of triumphing over adversity, following your dreams and listening to your heart.