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The Secret Resort of Nostalgia is a modern-day classic, beautifully written, engaging and thought-provoking.
Mike Denning gets offered the opportunity of a lifetime, a job on the remote island of Nostalgia, where he discovers a thriving community without crime, cars or any of the negative aspects of modern society, he even has a gorgeous colleague who he is getting very attached to. But is all really as it seems? Why are there security fences in parts of the island? Mike is on a quest to find out more.
What a special book: it’s far from only being a mystery novel, as it touches on so many philosophical and environmental aspects as well, but always in a thoroughly approachable and entertaining way. Sahlan Diver’s talent for writing is phenomenal, his characters jump off the pages and his descriptions are so vivid that you can picture yourself in the landscapes. Gripping from the first to the last page!
Alexandra Williams, A LoveReading Ambassador
Mike Denning thinks he's secured a perfect job. Step by step the perfect job becomes his worst nightmare.
Twenty-two-year-old graduate, Mike Denning, takes employment in an experimental town on a remote island off the coast of Ireland. Fascinating location, excellent wages, food and accommodation all paid for, fine seaside summer weather, and a gorgeous young lady boss who happens to be unattached. If only the place weren't so strange. As Mike begins to investigate, he realises he too is being watched. Can he find out what's really going on without putting his life in danger? One thing he does know – he’s stuck on this island with no way of escape.
Closing date: 31/03/2021
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I would recommend this book to anyone who likes a dark mystery and I look forward to more from this author. Full review
What an interesting concept! Full review
This is a superb book and one of the few books that comes along once in a while that really takes the reader’s attention and holds it from the first page to the last. This books falls into many genres and will appeal to a wide variety of readers be it, thriller, suspense, horror and so forth, which ever category the reader has as a favourite this is a book that is definitely sure to please the reader. Full review
Publication date: 14/01/2019
|Publication date:||14th January 2019|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, Indie Books We Love,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery, Thriller / suspense,|