One Lucky Summer

By Jenny Oliver

Published: August 2021

ISBN: 9780008297572

  • The best kept secrets are waiting to be found…

    ‘A lovely read … leaving you with a warm glow and a smile your face’ Jo Thomas

    ‘The perfect summer read … I loved everything about it!’ Bella Osborne

    ‘Fresh and original, haunting and evocative’ Jules Wake

    ‘A delicious ice-cream of a book’ Josie Lloyd

    With an air of faded splendour, Willoughby Hall was an idyllic childhood home to Ruben de Lacy. Gazing at it now, decades later, the memories are flooding back, and not all of them are welcome…

    In a tumbledown cottage in Willoughby’s grounds, Dolly and Olive King lived with their eccentric explorer father. One of the last things he did was to lay a treasure hunt before he died, but when events took an unexpected turn, Dolly and Olive left Willoughby for good, never to complete it.

    But when Ruben uncovers a secret message, hidden for decades, he knows he needs Olive and Dolly’s help. Can the three of them solve the treasure hunt, and will piecing together the clues help them understand what happened to their families that summer, all those years ago?

    A glorious summer read with a delightful cast of characters from the bestselling author of The Summer We Ran Away.

    Praise for One Lucky Summer:

    ‘A lovely read. A real journey, with wrong turns along the way and a delightful arrival at their destination. It's like a summer outing leaving you with a warm glow, and a smile your face’ Jo Thomas, author of Chasing the Italian Dream

    ‘This is the perfect summer read. Full of fun, mystery and warmth. I loved everything about it!’ Bella Osborne, author of The Promise of Summer

    ‘Fresh and original, haunting and evocative’ Jules Wake, author of The Spark

    ‘A delicious ice-cream of a book. Loved it! Essential holiday reading’ Josie Lloyd, author of The Cancer Ladies' Running Club

    ‘[A] must read’ Bella

    ‘A twisty, wistful novel perfect for long sunny afternoons’ New

    Praise for Jenny Oliver:

    ‘You know you’re in for a treat when you open a Jenny Oliver book’ Debbie Johnson, bestselling author of Maybe One Day

    ‘The perfect summer read’ Sarah Morgan, bestselling author of The Summer Seekers

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