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Follow the Sun - head back to the 1960s and the world of jet setters.

It's the swinging 60's and Caroline Kimball, a young socialite, is jet setting around the world with her fabulous, wealthy A-list friends. Her mother is a fashion designer, and her late father was a famous artist. While in Acapulco, Caroline meets photographer Jack Fairchild. The two have an immediate connection. Tex (her nickname for him) sees more in Caroline than a pampered rich girl. After she shares a sampling of her music, Tex encourages her to pursue her dream of a career in music. They reconnect in Gstaad and then escape to a small island in Spain for some romance and soul searching. Caroline, still reeling from the death of her father, learns some shocking secrets about her family and works to figure out what path is right for her.

I was initially attracted to author Liz Locke's book Follow the Sun because of the period it takes place in. The 1960s was such an interesting time that I am glad to see a whole new crop of historical fiction set during this period. This book does a good job in establishing the vibe of the 60s, which includes the mention of some celebrities and cultural icons. I enjoyed the book although it volleyed between being a light romance and coming of age story and one that strived to be something heavier. Nevertheless, it was a good summer read which I didn't pick up until December.

Rated 3.75 out of 5 stars.

Historical Fiction.

Publication Date: June 6, 2023

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