Book ‘The Last Summer’ by Karen Swan

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The Wild Isle series
The Last Summer is the first in an epic, sweeping historical series by Karen Swan, set in and around the Scottish island of St Kilda. When the residents of St Kilda ask to be evacuated from their remote island home in the summer of 1930, it’s in search of a better life on the mainland rather than the scratch existence on their mountain in the sea. For 18-year old tomboy Effie Gillies, it’s a bittersweet departure. She’s the best young climber on the island, as skilled and brave as any of the men. But it is Effie’s expansive knowledge of local bird life that leads her to taking up a position as curator of Dumfries House’s ornithological collection - and back into the arms of Lord Dumfries’ son and heir, Sholto...
Publisher: Macmillan UK (May 2, 2022)  Pages: 400 pages  ISBN-10: 1529084369  ISBN-13: 978-1529084368  ASIN:‎ B09BNFV99J

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Karen Swan is the Sunday Times top three bestselling author of twenty books and her novels sell all over the world. She writes two books each year – one for the summer period and one for the Christmas season. Previous winter titles include Christmas at Tiffany’sThe Christmas Secret and The Christmas Lights, and for summer, The Rome Affair, The Greek Escape and The Spanish Promise. Her books are known for their evocative locations and Karen sees travel as vital research for each story. She loves to set deep, complicated love stories within twisty plots, sometimes telling two stories in the same book.