Jenny Colgan’s return to the Little School by the Sea – perfect for anyone who ever dreamed of going to boarding school! As the summer holidays start, scandal hits Downey House. The attraction between Maggie Adair, the fiery, committed English teacher at Downey House and David McDonald, a teacher at the local boys’ school, has escalated – and now both are facing an uncertain future.
The girls of Downey House – mercurial Fliss, glamorous Alice and shy, dependable Simone – are facing long summers at home. But the new term is not far away – and it will bring new pupils and lots of fresh new challenges… ‘Funny, page-turning and addictive… just like Malory Towers for grown-ups’ – Sophie Kinsella
‘A brilliant boarding school book, stuffed full of unforgettable characters, thrilling adventures and angst…’ – Lisa Jewell