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‘Escape to the back garden for an engrossing summer read’ Irish Independent

‘Grown-up, intelligent fiction. She just gets better and better.’ Cathy Kelly

Welcome to Ballyanna, a small seaside town on the west coast of Ireland …

American documentary maker Daniel O’Connell is renting the beautiful Cable Lodge for the summer. He’s hoping that three months researching an old cable station in a remote village on the south-west coast of Ireland will help him and his traumatised son finally move on from the accident that killed his wife.

Meanwhile local hotel owner’s daughter Annie Sullivan has communication problems of her own to deal with. Home on sabbatical from her life in London, she’s keeping a secret from her dysfunctional family and trying to save them and the hotel from their latest drama.

As summer draws to a close in Ballyanna, both Dan and Annie are forced to confront the pasts they’ve been escaping. But will they be able to grasp the future that lies ahead?

The Summer Visitors is a heart-warming story about love, second chances and moving on.

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This beautifully crafted novel is all about communication and its immeasurable impact, for good or ill, on humankind
Sunday Independent