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The Holiday Escape

Escape on the best holiday ever with Sunday Times bestseller Heidi Swain

Read by Karen Cass

About The Book


Her dream holiday is his everyday life. His dream holiday is her normal life. What happens when they collide?

Ally and her dad, Geoff, run the family business, a creative retreat, from their home Hollyhock Cottage in picturesque Kittiwake Cove. They give their guests their dream break, but Ally hankers after glamourous city living, fancy restaurants and art galleries.

Ally’s survival strategy is to escape out of season, take a break abroad and pretend to be the person she always imagined she would be. She meets Logan while she’s away and he turns out to be exactly the kind of distraction she’s looking for.

With her spirits restored, Ally returns home, picks up the reins again and sets her sights on another successful season, but when Logan unexpectedly arrives on the scene, she soon realises she’s in for a summer that’s going to be far from straightforward…

A story about bringing a holiday home – and what happens when what goes on on holiday comes back to bite you…

Your favourite authors love Heidi Swain's books:

'A summer delight!' SARAH MORGAN
'A delightfully sunny read with added intrigue and secrets' BELLA OSBORNE
'A ray of reading sunshine!' LAURA KEMP
'A lovely, sweet, summery read' MILLY JOHNSON
'An absolutely gorgeous summer tale of love and secrets' RACHAEL LUCAS

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.

About The Reader

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio UK (April 25, 2024)
  • Runtime: 11 hours and 7 minutes
  • ISBN13: 9781398519596

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Raves and Reviews

‘Thought-provoking and unashamedly romantic’ heat

‘A fun read’ Bella

‘I know I’m always in safe hands when it comes to Heidi Swain, and The Holiday Escape is just what I expected from a master of romantic fiction…Swain writes female friendships so realistically, and the relationship between Ally and BFF Flora is funny and relatable. As for Ally, we really feel the way she’s being tugged between her family duties and her dream life. When it comes to Logan, you’ll be rooting for them all the way – and tearing through the book to find out what happens next’ My Weekly

'Romance, community, friendship and joy - this story has all the elements we crave in a Swain novel. Dreamy.' Woman's Weekly

‘A delightful romance for sun-soaked days.’ Woman’s Own

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