The Summer House - Jenny Hale

The Summer House

By Jenny Hale

  • Release Date: 2017-06-09
  • Genre: Romance
Score: 4
From 294 Ratings


Some summers will stay with you forever...

Callie Weaver and best friend Olivia Dixon have finally done it: put their life savings into the beach house they admired through childhood summers, on the dazzling white sand of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. They’re going to buff the salt from its windows, paint its sun-bleached sidings, and open it as a bed and breakfast.

Callie’s too busy to think about her love life, but when she catches the attention of local heartthrob Luke Sullivan, his blue eyes and easy smile make it hard to say no. He’s heir to his father’s property empire, and the papers say he’s just another playboy, but as they laugh in the ocean waves, Callie realizes there’s more to this man than money and good looks.

Just when true happiness seems within reach, Callie and Olivia find a diary full of secrets... secrets that stretch across the island, and have the power to turn lives upside down. As Callie reads, she unravels a mystery that makes her heart drop through the floor. 

Will Callie and Luke be pulled apart by the storm it unleashes, or can true love save them?

The Summer House is an absolutely gorgeous, heart-warming summer romance, about the importance of family, not keeping secrets, and learning how to open your heart.

What everyone’s saying about Jenny Hale:

The Summer House is a feel-good love story for the hopeless romantics we all secretly are.’ La Biblio de Caro

A satisfying and heart-warming story. I can thoroughly recommend it as a perfect summery beach read!’ Great Reads and Tea Leaves

A perfect summer read! I read this at the beach and I couldn't have chosen any better. Loved it!’ Meanderings and Musings

‘This book was the perfect way to kick-off summer.’ Goodreads Reviewer

‘This is the first book by Jenny Hale that I have read and judging by how much I enjoyed The Summer House, it certainly won’t be the last book I read by this author. I absolutely LOVED, LOVED, LOVED and ooh LOVED this book. Jenny Hale is now on my list of ‘go to & favourite authors’ … 5* out of 5* but I would award it more if I could as it really is that good.’ Ginger Book Geek

The Summer House is the perfect beach read. Prepare yourself to meet your next book crush and to spend hours gushing about it.’ This Chick Reads

‘Reading this book was like being on a virtual vacation … An absolute scorcher of a Summer read, I will definitely be reading more from Jenny Hale.’ Bibliophile Book Club

The Summer House by Jenny Hale was a great summer read. It had all the important ingredients: HOT and famous boyfriend, two best friends starting over, a huge hurricane and a family secret. What is not to love!' Marjay’s Reading Blog

I loved this book. A terrific storyline and a beautiful setting.’ Goodreads Reviewer

A truly beautiful and heart-warming read that will have all romance feeling the warm and fuzzies for sure… Brilliant.’ Jen Med’s Book Reviews

The Summer House is a lovely heart warming romance, it has a good plot, with some great characters, everything a summer read needs.’ Goodreads Reviewers

‘I truly loved this sunshine on a rainy day type novel; Jenny Hale has outdone herself once again by creating raw, emotional and extremely thought-provoking situations, all of which were surrounded by the serenity of the beach house… completely blew me away.’ The Writing Garnet

‘I loved The Summer House. The plot was fresh and flowed easily, a compelling read which kept me on the edge of the seat as I waited to learn the secrets within… such a delightful read, full of love, hope and friendships... an emotional rollercoaster from beginning to end.’ Compelling Reads


  • I love it💗💘

    By Maddie✌🏾🥴
    This book was jaw-dropping good! I love the book and I definitely recommend this to everyone!💗😭😍
  • Perfect beach read

    By bh313@hotmail
    The perfect beach read! A nice well written easy story with well developed characters and a great pace that's perfect for relaxing. Needing changes in their lives Callie and her best friend Olivia decide now is the time to buy, renovate, and open the B&B they've been dreaming about since they were kids vacationing on the outer banks. The last thing Callie has time for is a new romance but for Luke Sullivan making the time seems well worth it. The paparazzi may have painted him as an uncaring playboy but that's not the man Callie has gotten to know. Just when things seem to be going well Callie stumbles upon an old journal that contains secrets that could threaten not only her relationship with Luke but Luke's happiness. I highly recommend this one.