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He thinks it's fate.
She set the whole thing up.
Mara wants to believe in fate - she's just never had a good reason to. Until now...
After a case of mistaken identity, and the appearance of Joe - a gorgeous Austrian cellist - Mara has the chance to set up her own destiny. But life is complicated... The lido where she works is under threat and her new housemate, Mike, proves to be more than she bargained for.
Will Mara manage to arrange her own happiness? And what if true love is closer to home than she thinks?
*An edgy, hilarious rom-com from the author of The Summer Job. For fans of Beth O'Leary, Starstruck and New Girl.*
WHAT EVERYONE IS SAYING ABOUT THE SUMMER JOB
'Engaging, heartwarming and SO MUCH FUN. I bloody loved it' MARIAN KEYES
'Fresh, funny and filled with delicious food and wine. It made me long for a summer in Scotland with Birdy and all the team at Loch Dorn' BETH O'LEARY
'Loved it, I'm in the queue for more Lizzy' JOSIE SILVER
'For fans of Marian Keyes, this is the perfect sweet spot of funny and moving women's fiction' STYLIST
'Fresh, funny and oh so relatable - the perfect tonic' ABBIE GREAVES
'Fun with a capital F . . . If you've ever felt you're getting left behind in life, or don't have everything worked out quite yet, this is the book for you' SOPHIE COUSENS
'It's really great - so gossipy, warm and funny' BETH MORREY
'One of the funniest and sexiest books of the year. As soon as I finished it, I wanted to read it again. Do not miss this one!' EMILY HENRY
'The literary equivalent of going out on an amazing night out with your best friends - it had me snorting with laughter' KATHERINE WEBBER
© Lizzy Dent 2022 (P) Penguin Audio 2022
Engaging, heartwarming and SO MUCH FUN. I bloody loved it
What a welcome escape; it's witty and funny and it packs an emotional punch too. Loved it, I'm in the queue for more Lizzy
One of the funniest and sexiest books of the year. As soon as I finished it, I wanted to read it again. Do not miss this one!
Fresh, funny and filled with delicious food and wine. It made me long for a summer in Scotland with Birdy and all the team at Loch Dorn
Have you ever imagined running away from your life? In this extract from fresh new romcom The Summer Job, out 15 April, Birdy Finch turns up for her first day as sommelier under Michelin-star chef Russell Brooks. Problem is, she's not the actual sommelier – her best friend Heather is.