GOING GREEK

May 30, 2021

MY THOUGHTS

Are you ready for a staycation? Let Sue Roberts’ book Going Greek propel you to the Greek Isles. This fun light read, will have you packing your bags and jet setting to Greece.

When a work party goes terribly wrong, Samantha suddenly finds herself  unemployed. After exhausting efforts to avoid the paparazzi, she decides to take up her sister’s offer and visit her in Greece.  She feels the time away from London will do her some good.  Sam travels to Greece and leaves her life in London behind.  Sam is completely absorbed in the Greek island and is enjoying the beautiful countryside, and time with her sister and nieces.  Sam meets Spyros, an attractive young local man who offers to show her around the island.  Then Sam’s friend Aaron from London arrives in Greece. Sam finds herself in unfamiliar territory and forced to make a decision to stay in Greece with Spyros and enjoy the simple laid back life, or return to London with Aaron.  Where does she fit in and which place is the best for her? This light summer read will have you feeling like you are experiencing Greece for yourself, as the description of the island is very detailed, you can almost smell the flowers.

This entertaining and engaging read was fun and the characters were so much fun to connect with.  Thank you Sue Roberts for this fantastic read. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and highly recommend it.

Rating: 4 out of 4.


ABOUT THE BOOK


GOING GREEKGOING GREEK
Author: Sue Roberts
Published by Bookouture
Publication Date: May 28, 2021
Pages: 258
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Sun, sea and a sizzling romance… the perfect holiday, right? Wrong.

After a work party gone disastrously wrong, Samantha suddenly finds herself jobless and jilted. So when her sister invites Sam to stay at her little whitewashed farmhouse on a Greek island, Sam leaps at the chance to escape. Before long, she’s trundling up the cobbled driveway, almost colliding with sexy neighbour Spyros.

It isn’t all sunshine and smiles though. For every afternoon spent lounging by the pool, cocktail in hand, there is a morning spent adjusting to life with boisterous six-year-old nieces. When Spyros invites Sam to explore the island with him she’s tempted, but with his carefree, live-for-the-moment attitude, he couldn’t be more different to Sam with her five-year plans and high-maintenance hair. One drink, as friends, couldn’t hurt though? Over glasses of fruity Greek wine and honey-sweet baklava, can he – and the other charming locals – help city girl Sam to appreciate the simple pleasures the Greek life has to offer?

Just as Sam is considering ditching her designer gear for good though, she runs in to an old flame from home, and suddenly her London life comes hurtling back. Can her smooth-talking ex convince Sam to return to the concrete jungle, or will the lessons she’s learned from her Greek escape persuade her to stay?

About Sue Roberts

Sue Roberts lives in Lancashire with her long term partner Derek and has had a lifelong love of writing, encouraged by winning a school writing competition at the age of 11.

She always assumed that ‘one day’ she would write a book, always having a busy household and a job, the idea remained firmly on the back burner but never forgotten.

The inspiration for her first novel came to her on a holiday to a Greek village. Her daughters had left home and suddenly the time had come to write that book!

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