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The Lemon Grove

The Lemon Grove

Author(s): Helen Walsh

Location(s): Deya (Deià)

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Modern



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One hot summer. One week in a villa on the outskirts of Deia, a village nestling in the rugged, mountainous west coast of the island of Mallorca. One family for whom the carefully laid jigsaw of life is about to be broken.

Jenn and her husband Greg holiday each year in Deia, enjoying languorous afternoons by the pool. But this year the equilibrium is upset by the arrival of Emma, Jenn’s stepdaughter, and her boyfriend Nathan. Beautiful and reckless, Nathan stirs something unexpected in Jenn. As she is increasingly seduced by the notion of Nathan’s youth and the promise of passion, the line between desire and obsession begins to blur. What follows is a highly-charged liaison that put lives and relationships in jeopardy, and a taut narrative which percolates with enough sexual tension to make it impossible to put down.

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Novel set in Mallorca (loved up encounters in Deià)

Author: tripfiction

The Lemon Grove has the sultry setting of Deià to warm the reader’s heart, and the storyline certainly bowls along the winding country roads in this part of the island, with effortless prose. The pungent...

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