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The Summer Fair

the most perfect summer read filled with sunshine and celebrations

About The Book

'An absolutely gorgeous summer tale of love and secrets' RACHAEL LUCAS

Join Sunday Times bestseller Heidi Swain in Nightingale Square for a sunshine and celebration filled summer…

Beth loves her job working in a care home, looking after its elderly residents, but she doesn’t love the cramped and dirty house-share she currently lives in. So, when she gets the opportunity to move to Nightingale Square, sharing a house with the lovely Eli, she jumps at the chance.

The community at Nightingale Square welcomes Beth with open arms, and when she needs help to organise a fundraiser for the care home they rally round. Then she discovers The Arches, a local creative arts centre, has closed and the venture to replace it needs their help too – but this opens old wounds and past secrets for Beth.

Music was always an important part of her life, but now she has closed the door on all that. Will her friends at the care home and the people of Nightingale Square help her find a way to learn to love it once more…?

Your favourite authors love Heidi Swain's books:

'A summer delight!' SARAH MORGAN
'A delightfully sunny read with added intrigue and secrets' BELLA OSBORNE
'With heart-warming characters, a gorgeous summer setting, and a great story with secrets aplenty to keep you turning the pages, it's the perfect read to relax and curl up at home with' CAROLINE ROBERTS
'A ray of reading sunshine!' LAURA KEMP
'A lovely, sweet, summery read' MILLY JOHNSON

About The Author

Heidi Swain (c) [Laura Aziz – Baby Picture This]

Heidi Swain is a Sunday Times Top Ten best-selling author who writes feel good fiction for Simon & Schuster. She releases two books a year (early summer and winter) and the stories all have a strong sense of community, family and friendship. She is currently writing books set in three locations - the Fenland town of Wynbridge, Nightingale Square in Norwich and Wynmouth on the Norfolk coast, as well as summer standalone titles.

Heidi lives in beautiful west Norfolk. She is passionate about gardening, the countryside, collecting vintage paraphernalia and reading. Her tbr pile is always out of control!

Heidi loves to chat with her readers and you can get in touch via her website or on social media.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (May 12, 2022)
  • Length: 400 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471195877

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Raves and Reviews

‘Norwich’s fictional Nightingale Square is the setting for another feelgood novel by Heidi Swain’ Norfolk Magazine

‘Heidi Swain weaves a life-affirming story about the power of community’ Woman's Own

‘A charming read full of summer warmth’ My Weekly

‘This is the fourth in Heidi Swain’s Nightingale Square series but you don’t need to read the first three books to enjoy this charming story. It’s unexpectedly refreshing to read a novel partly set in a care home where we meet the mischievous, delightfully entertaining residents in their 80s who Beth looks after’ Daily Express and Daily Mirror

‘Returning to Nightingale Square always feels a little like coming home, which is what makes Heidi Swain’s The Summer Fair such a lovely, feel-good read'

– CultureFly

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