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Summer on the Beach, Three Anita Hughes Novels

Summer on the Beach, Three Anita Hughes Novels

French Coast, Lake Como, and Monarch Beach

Anita Hughes

St. Martin's Griffin


Together here for the first time, three of Anita Hughes’ beautiful and exotic novels will take readers on an incredible journey from Monarch Beach in Orange County, across the ocean to beautiful Lake Como in Italy, and end on the glamorous Cote D’Azur with French Coast.

With mouth-watering descriptions of food, fashion, and romance, these are three must-reads!

In French Coast, Serena is the young editor assigned to the story of a lifetime—to fly to the Cannes film festival and interview the infamous former editor of French Vogue. But when her fiancé chooses politics over their engagement, Serena must turn to the friendships she forms in the intoxicating world of the Cote D'Azur to believe in herself and in love once more.

Monarch Beach is Anita Hughes' absorbing debut novel about a San Francisco mother’s journey back to happiness after an affair splinters her perfect marriage. Amanda must flee her life in order to rebuild it in this sometimes funny, always moving story that explores what it means to be loved, betrayed, and to love again.

Lake Como is a heartwarming story of love, self-discovery, and the quest for truth.When Hallie Elliot finds her fiancé and her boss in a compromising position, she leaves her job in San Francisco and heads to Lake Como, Italy to heal with her half-sister who is dealing with her own public heartbreak.

Praise for Summer on the Beach, Three Anita Hughes Novels

“Absolutely riveting and brimming with emotion. Monarch Beach charmed me from the very first page.” —Jane Porter, author of She's Gone Country

Market Street reads like a love letter to San Francisco, making this devoted Southerner contemplate a move to the city by the Bay. Glitz, glamour, and mouth-watering descriptions of couture and cuisine don't distract from the heart of the book--a tale of women, relationships, and the search for love, purpose and meaning in life and marriage. If Candace Bushnell had a west coast counterpart, Anita Hughes would be it!” —Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of The Beach Trees

French Coast is the kind of novel I sink into, a story soaked with glamour, family loyalty tested and love's resiliency proven....Anita Hughes combines a lush setting, family mystery, love and longing in one enchanting story of three beautiful women who are tested and endure. —Patti Callahan Henry, New York Times bestselling author of Driftwood Summer and Coming Up For Air


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Anita Hughes

ANITA HUGHES is the author of Monarch Beach, Market Street, Lake Como, French Coast, Rome in Love, Island in the Sea, Santorini Sunsets, and Christmas in Paris. She attended UC Berkeley’s Masters in Creative Writing Program, and lives in Dana Point, California, where she is at work on her next novel.


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