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The best summer reads for superyacht vacations

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The Historical Fiction: The Great Calamitous Tale of Johan Thoms by Ian Thornton

This riveting novel tells the story of promising student, Johan Thoms, whose life is changed forever when he offers to be chauffer to Franz Ferdinand on the morning of June 28, 1914.

Too ashamed to face the part he played in the deaths of the Archduke and his wife, Thoms flees Sarajevo and begins a journey across Europe. What follows is a captivating story that will have you enthralled from the very first page.

The Great Calamitous Tale of Johan Thoms by Ian Thornton, £8.99, Harper Collins

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