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Recommend me some beach reads?

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putcustardonit Sun 15-Nov-15 16:53:43

Not to chick-lit fan but nothing too heavy.

Loved; Victoria Hislop, Girl on the Train type books, Jo Nesbo, Douglas Kennedy.

Hated; any misery reads, Elizabeth is Missing, Fantasy type stuff.

Would quite like something funny. Any ideas please?

putcustardonit Sun 15-Nov-15 18:34:36

Reading this thread I've found the Simon Serralier series. I could download all 8 for £32, shall I risk it?

DuchessofMalfi Sun 15-Nov-15 19:01:38

You say you're looking for something funny. The Simon Serrailler series deal with some very serious issues and take quite a dark turn. I found the first one had a shocking ending. There's rape, murder, child abuse, and much more. I loved the series and, from you say you've read, I would hazard a guess that you would too, but I would maybe get one book first and see how you get on with it rather than buy the whole series straight off.

putcustardonit Sun 15-Nov-15 19:31:23

Thanks Duchess, they do look like my type of read but I'm sure you're right to try one first.
Are they more brutal than the Nesbo series?

DuchessofMalfi Sun 15-Nov-15 20:33:21

I have only read one Nesbo, and don't think they are as bad. There's quite a bit of sadness for the main characters (the Serrailler family) though.

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