The Invitation: Escape with the Best Summer Holiday Read of 2017

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Lucy Foley studied English Literature at Durham and UCL universities. She then worked for several years as a fiction editor in the publishing industry - during which time she also wrote her debut, The Book of Lost and Found. Lucy now writes full-time, and is busy travelling (for research, naturally!) and working on her next novel. Visit her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LucyFoleyAuthor and follow her on Twitter @lucyfoleytweets

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`A seductive love tale' Sunday Times Style `Glamour, secrets and danger makes this a gorgeous summer read' Woman & Home `Sultry escapist fiction at its best - 5*' HEAT `The perfect summer read... Gorgeously compelling' Good Housekeeping `Oozes glamour... Lush, romantic and cleverly crafted - a brainy beach read to relish' Sunday Mirror `I loved THE INVITATION . . . I could dive into this book. A beautifully complex and vivid story, full of repressed longing and secrets. An absolutely enchanting tale' Lucinda Riley `A seductive love tale' Sunday Times Style `So powerfully evoked . . . with dark, sensuous undercurrents that lingered on in my mind, long after I'd reluctantly left Stella and Hal behind' Kate Riordan `Film crew, Italian Riviera, 1950s. What part of that does not appeal?' Red `Full of mystery and long-reaching shadows of the past . . . richly drawn and compelling' Rosanna Ley `This epic love story is an unputdownable summer read' Essentials `If you like Victoria Hislop you'll love the seductive and heady The Invitation' Lovereading `An utterly seductive story depicting forbidden love and loss in 1950s Italy. The perfect beach read this summer' Louise O'Neill `I loved every page - it's vividly written and utterly absorbing' Iona Gray `Foley weaves a very satisfying love story . . . readers will be taken by the luxurious Mediterranean setting' Publishers Weekly `Glamorous and romantic and bittersweet all at once . . . a fabulous story' Beatriz Williams, New York Times bestselling author of A Hundred Summers `It's a beautiful, compulsive and glamorous read - perfect for long summer days' Lucy Clarke, author of the Richard & Judy bestseller, The Sea Sisters `The combination of the glittering, glamorous setting and the magnetic characters mesmerized me. This book is luminous' Elin Hilderbrand `A compelling love story that takes us far beyond the alluring Italian coast to a darker place' Brunonia Barry

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