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  • Published: 14 May 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405965453
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99
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This Summer Will Be Different




From the million-copy bestselling author, Carley Fortune returns with her best book yet. Felix and Lucy can't be together, but as every summer forces them together, they can't resist temptation.

They can't be together, but they can't stay apart.

The first time Lucy and Felix meet, she is a tourist vacationing at a beach house on Prince Edward Island. He is the local who shows her a very good night. She has no clue that he is her best friend's younger brother. Their chemistry is off the charts, but the list of reasons they can't be together is much longer.

Every summer, Lucy visits the island with Bridget for a big breath of fresh air, to gorge on oysters and vinho verde, and to soak up sunny days on red sand beaches. And each year, she promises herself she won't end up in Felix's arms.

It's easier said than done. With every furtive glance and electrifying touch, she becomes more entranced by this man who wears his heart on his sleeve even as he remains completely off-limits to her. What started as a one-time thing becomes six years of keeping secrets and telling lies-to her best friend, to Felix, to herself. That's why, last summer, she broke things off for good.

When Bridget faces the biggest crisis of her life, Lucy knows she needs to take her back home. One last trip to the island. One last chance with Felix. But has she ruined everything before it can really begin?

  • Published: 14 May 2024
  • ISBN: 9781405965453
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $22.99
Categories:

Praise for This Summer Will Be Different

Radiant

Emily Henry

Carley Fortune is the master of the love story

Annabel Monaghan

A breathtaking tale of star-crossed lovers that gripped me from page one

Elena Armas on Meet Me at the Lake

A sweet story about second chances, and how the future we imagine for ourselves is never quite what it turns out to

Jodi Picoult on Meet Me at the Lake

A quintessential summer novel, full of longing and lost love, and hits on so many beloved tropes

BuzzFeed

Carley Fortune perfects the nostalgia of young summer love and the choices that change us forever

Ashley Audrain on Every Summer After

What a dreamy and sexy summer novel. Carley Fortune knows how to tug at your heart. This is a book filled with great food, lots of charm, and a young woman navigating the tricky question of how she wants to live her life.

Kiley Reid, New York Times bestselling author of Such a Fun Age and Come and Get It

This Summer Will Be Different is a deep and shimmering story of friendship, sex, and-- most of all-- love. From page one, Lucy and Felix reached right in and grabbed my heart and they haven't let go. Be prepared to cry, swoon, ache, and cheer. Stunning.

Jennifer Niven, #1 New York Times bestselling author of All the Bright Places

Carley Fortune has managed to dream up another entirely fresh, deeply layered and beautifully written romance. Except this time the chemistry between Lucy and Felix could power all of Prince Edward Island. For years. Clear your calendar and buckle up--this one will leave you breathless.

Annabel Monaghan, bestselling author of This Time Next Summer

‘With its ‘Anne’ references, steamy moments and wistful island descriptions, this swoon-worthy romance is one for the beach bag’

Woman & Home

With its steamy moments and wistful island descriptions, this swoon-worthy romance is one for the beach bag

Woman & Home, June Book Club

If this doesn't put you in the mood for summer, we're not sure what will

Woman's Weekly

There’s plenty of crackling sexual tension, and a beguiling sense of sleepy, oyster-loving Prince Edward Island

The Times

A swoon-worthy romance

Woman's Own