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Monarch Beach

(2012)
(The Beach Holiday)
A novel by

 
 
Anita Hughes' Monarch Beach is an absorbing debut novel about one woman's journey back to happiness after an affair splinters her perfect marriage and life - what it means to be loved, betrayed and to love again.

When Amanda Blick, a young mother and kindhearted San Francisco heiress, finds her gorgeous French chef husband wrapped around his sous-chef, she knows she must flee her life in order to rebuild it. The opportunity falls into her lap when her (very lovable) mother suggests Amanda and her young son, Max, spend the summer with her at the St. Regis Resort in Laguna Beach. With the waves right outside her windows and nothing more to worry about than finding the next relaxing thing to do, Amanda should be having the time of her life - and escaping the drama. But instead, she finds herself faced with a kind, older divorcee who showers her with attention... and she discovers that the road to healing is never simple. This is the sometimes funny, sometimes bitter, but always moving story about the mistakes and discoveries a woman makes when her perfect world is turned upside down.



Praise for this book

"An utterly delightful debut..." - Ellen Meister


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Paperback Editions

August 2013 : UK Paperback

Title: The Beach Holiday
Author(s): Anita Hughes
ISBN: 1-4448-1642-X / 978-1-4448-1642-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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July 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Beach Holiday
Author(s): Anita Hughes
ISBN: 0-09-194963-7 / 978-0-09-194963-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press (Fiction)
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June 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Monarch Beach: A Novel
Author(s): Anita Hughes
ISBN: 0-312-64304-7 / 978-0-312-64304-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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Audio Editions

May 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Monarch Beach
Author(s): Anita Hughes
ISBN: 1-5226-5875-0 / 978-1-5226-5875-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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June 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Monarch Beach
Author(s): Anita Hughes
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Monarch Beach
Author(s): Anita Hughes
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

July 2012 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Beach Holiday
Author(s): Anita Hughes
Publisher: Ebury Digital
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June 2012 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Monarch Beach: A Novel
Author(s): Anita Hughes
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA