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Head of Zeus
The Summer Island Festival
The Summer Island Festival: An utterly perfect and uplifting romantic summer read by Rachel Burton

'The perfect book to take you away from this endless winter' Jenny Ashcroft

When Willow walks out on her own wedding, there's only one place she can go...

Growing up in the island village of Seaview, Willow always dreamed of a bigger life. Then her childhood sweetheart Luc betrayed her and she ran, resolving never to look back. Now, twelve years on, her glamorous London life is a mess and the island is her only option.

But she's not the only one back for the summer. Luc is now a world-famous heartthrob musician, and he's finally come home to headline the Isle of Wight's annual music festival.

As Willow untangles her messy past, she stumbles on a secret that could destroy her family, the island's fragile community – and her second chance at love...

What readers are saying about The Summer Island Festival...

'I devoured this book! A wonderful summer read' Lauren North

'A gorgeous book to lose yourself in' Sarah Bennett

'Loved this, I flew through it really quickly and got engrossed in the storyline. Fab read' Lis Beasley, Careful of Books, 5*

'An absolutely fantastic read. More twists than you could imagine' – Reader review, 5*

'The story is so perfectly written the words just flow off the pages' – Reader review, 5*

'Burton is a terrific storyteller' – Reader review, 5*

'This book was fabulous and just the perfect escapism that I really needed!' – Reader review, 5*

'I fell in love with Rachel Burton's writing last year, her style and stories transport me into her pages' – Reader review, 5*

'A truly beautiful read. Highly recommend you pick this one up, you will not be left disappointed. A huge ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ from me' – Reader review, 5*

'Oh, this book is an absolute must! Truly, it is an incredible read that kept me hooked page after page' – Reader review, 5*

'You'll feel like you've travelled back in time 30 years and assumed the life of a roadie or groupie!' – Reader review, 5*

Head of Zeus, an Aria book * Romance
04 Mar 2021 * 352pp * £2.99 * 9781800241145
'Rachel Burton once again proves her versatility as a writer. With her signature nostalgia, swoon-worthy hero and wistful setting, this is a romance to whisk you away any time of the year. Fans of The Many Colours of Us will love it'
Victoria Cooke
Rachel Burton
Rachel Burton
Rachel Burton has been making up stories for as long as she can remember and always dreamed of being a writer until life somehow got in the way. After reading for a degree in Classics and another in English Literature she accidentally fell into a career in law, but eventually managed to write her first book on her lunch breaks. She loves words, Shakespeare, tea, The Beatles, dresses with pockets and very tall romantic heroes (not necessarily in that order) and lives with her husband in Yorkshire. Find her on Instagram and Twitter @RachelBWriter
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