Summer is here and it may not be possible to get to the beach at this time so here are 5 books that are based around the sea or the beach theme that could take you there.
|No.||Book||Author||Why you should read it…|
|1||The Beach House||James Patterson||Genre: Mystery Thriller.|
It is about a body of a servant, to the rich & elite, being found on the beach and how his brother, a driven law student, takes on the system to find the truth. It is well written, interesting and keeps you guessing till the end.
|2||Little Beach Street Bakery||Jenny Colgan||Genre: Contemporary Romance Fiction|
It takes you to a sleepy seaside town where the protagonist uses her hobby of making bread to create an unexpected new life. This is a charming read full of life and chasing what you are passionate about.
|3||The Old Man & the Sea||Ernest Hemingway||Genre: Classic Literature|
One of his more famous works, this story is poignant. It has a lot of underlying meanings that you uncover through this very simple tale of an old man and the giant marlin he kills and loses.
|4||The Beach Café||Lucy Diamond||Genre: Contemporary Romance Fiction|
It is a book with great real characters, beautiful setting of cornwall, humour, pain and romance entwined. If you are looking to escape, this is perfect escapism book.
|5||Treasure Island||Robert Louis Stevenson||Genre: Adventure/Action |
This famous book will always have a place in history as the storytelling is delightful. It centres upon conflict between good and evil with a dash of treasure hunt thrown in, along with a sprinkling of memorable characters and seasoning of a compelling plot.
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