Daily Archives: March 24, 2016

Book Review – ‘Five Days on Ballyboy Beach’ by David J O’Brien

A nice review for Five Days on Ballyboy Beach today…
Have you had your time at the beach?

Christina Philippou

Genre: Fiction, coming-of-age, romance

Stars: 4

Links: Amazon UK and Amazon US

The Blurb:

A startling revelation – the long-time friend you never viewed romantically is actually the person with whom you want to spend the rest of your life.

But what do you do about it?

For Derek, a laid-back graduate camping with college friends on Ireland’s west coast in the summer of 1996, the answer is … absolutely nothing.

Never the proactive one of the group – he’s more than happy to watch his friends surf, canoe and scuba-dive from the shore – Derek adopts a wait and see attitude. Acting on his emotional discovery is further hindered by the fact he’s currently seeing someone else – and she’s coming to join him for the weekend.

As their five days on the beach pass, and there are more revelations, Derek soon realises that to get what he desires…

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