Book Review: The Summer House in Santorini by Samatha Parks @rararesources

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One summer in Greece will change everything…The Summer House in Santorini

Anna’s running away. From a failed relationship, her ruined career and her complicated family life.

On the island of Santorini, with its picturesque villas and blue-tiled roofs, and the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean washing away her sadness, Anna has never felt more alive.

And then there is gorgeous, mysterious Niko. Will Anna lose her heart in more ways than one?

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Thank you to the author and Rachels Random Resources for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

This was such an enjoyable read and while just from the cover and synopsis I knew it would be my kind of book I didn’t expect myself to enjoy reading it quite as much as I did!

Anna needs a new start in life, after a few events that leave her needing to get away she finds herself in Greece in the house left to her by her estranged dad. I loved not only how the author described the scenery but how she was able to use Anna’s love of photography to really bring it all together. Anna was a really likable character as were Niko and Elena and I just really enjoyed seeing how their story unfolded. There is a bit of family drama added to the mix as Anna really starts to discover herself and all that she is capable of. It has quickly made it’s way up to one of my favorite books of the year!

Rating: 4/5

Would I read again: Yes

Would I Recommend: Yes

Would I read another book from this author: Yes

About the Author

Samantha Parks is the pen name of Sam Gale. Her pen name comes from her late Summer House - Author Photograndmother Velma Hobbs nee Parks, who was one of Sam’s greatest role models. Sam was born in North Carolina but now resides in Bournemouth, UK with her husband Alex. She owns a successful marketing company and is enjoying her slow descent into “crazy plant lady” status.

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