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One Perfect Summer

Narrated by: Nicky Diss
Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
Categories: Romance
4.6 out of 5 stars (107 ratings)

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Summary

Escape to the summer and feel the warmth of Sunday Times best seller Paige Toon's storytelling.

A Dorset summer, a chance meeting, and Joe and Alice, both 18, fall into step as if they have known each other forever. But their idyll is shattered as quickly as it began. Joe leaves without warning; Alice heads off to Cambridge University and slowly picks up the pieces of her broken heart.

Years later, when she catches the attention of gorgeous, gifted, rich boy Lukas, Alice is carried along by his charm and swept up in his ambitious plans for a future together.

Until news of Joe reaches her once more, but he's out of reach in a way that Alice could never have imagined. Life has moved on; the divide between them is now so great. Surely it is far too late to relive those perfect summer days of long ago?

One Perfect Summer was selected for the Zoella Book Club, and Paige Toon's novels have been published across the world.

©2012 Paige Toon (P)2017 Simon & Schuster UK

Critic reviews

"You'll love it, cry buckets and be uplifted." (Marian Keyes)
"I blubbed, I laughed and I fell in love...utterly heart-wrenching." (Giovanna Fletcher)
"Devoured this in one sitting." ( Cosmopolitan)

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Fabulous!

Didn't want it to end.
Going straight to the store to find another story by Paige Toon.

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Didn’t want it to end

I loved this book so much. I usually only listen to books when I’m in the gym but this one I had to listen to all the time. Loved all the characters, couldn’t decide how the book was going to end. Wish there would be a second book

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Wonderful read

I could listen to this voice all day , fantastic narrator. Story excellent and I I really could visualise the characters . Fab author would highly recommended

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Just fabulous!

Gripping storyline. I laughed, i cried and i smiled. It kept me wanting more

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One perfect summer

I thought the narrator was great but was so disappointed how ‘quickly’ the story ended without telling us what happened. Such a build up to that point and then it was over.

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Left me wanting more

Totally gripped right from the beginning, total chick lit escapism. Absolutely loved it. Needs a sequal! What happened next????

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Loved it

Another fab book by Paige toon slowly working me way through her book not found one I haven’t loved yet. Loved this story and the vulnerability of the characters jus found out there’s and follow on “the perfect Christmas” cant find it on audible so order a paper back. Also really like Nicky diss wish she read more book and definitely more Paige toon books

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Really enjoyed this book

Really enjoyed the story and the Narrator was brilliant. I got lost in this book. Would definitely recommend one a Perfect Summer.

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OMG

What an amazing book. I love Paige's books I love the way you get back stories and catch ups of characters we've met in other books. In this one we do just that. The story is just wonderful and I couldn't stop listening. A joy to listen to.

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Brilliant love story.

loved it. you can't help but feel empathy for the main character. It was very well read.