Free Extracts from our Summer Reads 2017

Free Extracts from our Summer Reads 2017


Escape to paradise this summer holiday with Jacaranda Books’ delicious selection of Summer Reads 2017. Whether you are looking for an uplifting love story, a laugh of loud comedy, or a murder mystery, we have a book for you. And to add to that summer feeling, these stories will transport you to the most beautiful places in the world, from the picturesque landscapes of Montego Bay, Jamaica to the beaches of Crete, Greece. Read a free extract below then use the links to get your copy, today!

And for an extra little treat, get great discounts on all our Summer reads in the Jacaranda ebook store now.


J3111 Writers retreatThe Writers’ Retreat by Indu Balachandran

A highly commercial, laugh-out-loud chick-lit novel. Indu Balachandran masters the art of humour in this original romantic comedy set between India and Greece.  A multicultural experience to appeal to readers of diverse commercial fiction as well as dedicated chick-lit readers.

A sparky, modern, glamorous, romantic story” Sareeta Domingo, author of The Nearness of You

Get The Writers Retreat on Amazon, Wordery, The Book Depository and Books Etc



MurderMontegoBay_cover-wpcf_234x360Murder in Montego Bay (A Preddy & Harris Investigation) by Paula Lennon

As seen in Sunday Times Crime Club and The Bookseller, an  exciting new detective series set in the Caribbean island of Jamaica. Introducing crime-fighting duo Jamaican Detective Raythan Preddy and Scottish Detective Sean Harris  of Glasgow, this is the hot new series in crime fiction set in the picturesque city of Montego Bay. For fans of Robert Thorogood’s Death in Paradise series

“A veritable blockbuster of a crime novel!” Peter Kalu, author of Yard Dogs

Get Murder in Montego Bay on Amazon, Wordery, The Book Depository and Books Etc


swimming-with-fishes-mech_final_cvr-wpcf_234x360Swimming with Fishes by Rasheda Ashanti Malcolm

A perfect summer read, imbued with idyllic and picturesque descriptions of the Caribbean sun and sea.

Runner-up in the Saga Literary Prize, this is an intelligent, original romance for the modern woman, set on the perfect beaches of Jamaica. Exploring morality, women’s health, and self-empowerment, Swimming with Fishes is a Terry McMillanesque tale with a dose of Jamaican traditional folklore

Get Swimming with Fishes on Amazon, Wordery, The Book Depository and Books Etc

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