Two Friends, One Summer by Kate Le Vann

Two Friends, One Summer

Written by Kate Le Vann

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This is a compulsively readable novel about life-long friendships and young love and as the latter looks as if a turbulent summer in France just might jeopardize the life-long friendship, are Rachel and Samantha strong enough to ensure they step back from the brink in time?

‘Had me living with the characters, laughing with them, changing the world with them, and if I dare admit it, crying with them. A fabulous story – I couldn’t put it down.’ Wendy Cooling, Author and book commentator

‘[her characters] are lively, serious, intelligent and committed; people anyone would want to know, anyone would love.’ Carousel


Two Friends, One Summer by Kate Le Vann

Best friends Fran and Samantha's mums have agreed to send them on a private French exchange holiday. This is a reversal of their roles for Samantha, as usually, she is the luckier, more glamorous one and Fran trails a bit behind. And then something happens which destroys Samantha's trust in Fran. Can their shaky friendship survive?


‘A great new talent.’ The Times

'Compelling, poignant and uplifting in the most unusual way, Kate’s writing is perfectly pitched.’ The Bookseller of Things I Know About Love.

‘…one of the finest evocations of young love that I have ever read – subtle, delicate and utterly moving.’

Jan Mark, Books for Keeps of Tessa in Love

About the Author

Kate Le Vann

Kate le Vann was born in Doncaster and lives in London. She has written for newspapers and magazines, including CosmoGIRL!, Vogue, Company and The Big Issue, and is the author of two novels for adults, Trailers and Bad Timing, published by Viking Press. This is her first novel for teenagers.

She has recently taken up sculpture and although everyone laughs at it, her sculpture of a giant foot is actually good.

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Book Info


176 pages
Interest Age: From 13


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Piccadilly Press Ltd

Publication date

31st July 2009




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