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Great Beach Reads by Fiona Palmer

My latest book Secrets Between Friends is a perfect holiday read – the cover says so! In January I’ll be heading to the coast for three weeks of total relaxation and this incudes reading as many books as I can between all the holiday swimming, walking, talking, etc etc. If you are chasing a great holiday read on your own down time may I suggest the following books.

The Wrong Girl by Zoe Foster Blake: I just listened to this on audio while at work driving the header and it had me laughing out loud. I almost want to read it again so I can see the words for myself while I lay on the beach. It had great funny moments, a sexy rural chef and a happy ending…what more do you need from a holiday read!

The Drifter by Anthea Hodgson: Anthea is funny in real life so it’s no big secret that her books would be a great read with ‘laugh out loud’ moments. Plus, you can’t help but fall in love with the bearded swaggie hero. Definitely a holiday read, but you may need tissues on occasion. (read in a sheltered position from holiday makers).

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty: This was my first taste of Liane’s work and it didn’t disappoint. It was a page turner and I read it in one sitting. Best read with a glass of wine!

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion: If you haven’t read this book yet…why not? With The Good Doctor on TV doing so well, this book will be more relatable than ever. I loved the characters and that I didn’t read it when all the hype was around.

Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld. I loved this rewrite of Pride and Prejudice. Mainly around a TV show called Eligible. Ha, I didn’t pick that for a storyline. Anyway it was still enjoyable and funny. (Yes, it is good to have a book that will make you laugh while on holidays)

Now that should be a start…to get you cracking in that feet up, sunnies on, glass in one hand and book in the other holiday position. Now go forth and relax!

About the author 

Fiona Palmer has written her own brand of rural romance. She has attended romance writers’ groups and received an Australian Society of Authors mentorship for her first novel, The Family Farm.


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