Book at Beachtime – a season of gripping,reads for the summer holidays – will be returning to BBC Radio 4 Extra this summer with a selection of the season’s most exciting page-turners from Sophie Kinsella, Jennie Rooney and a thrilling debut from Suzanne Rindell.

Whether the sun is shining or not, listeners can sit back, relax and enjoy witty, romantic misadventures, a thrilling debut set in prohibition New York and a cold-war spy thriller being read to them on BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Book at Beachtime begins on Monday 1 July on BBC Radio 4 Extra at 2.30pm with Sophie Kinsella’s Wedding Night. Read by Sarah Alexander (Coupling, Smack The Pony and Green Wing) as Fliss and Sophia di Martino (Casualty) as Lottie, Kinsella’s new novel is a recipe for romantic mishap and enjoyable entanglements.

Book at Beachtime will be on BBC Radio 4 Extra weekdays at 2.30pm for 1-19 July 2013. All episodes will also be available on BBC iPlayer for seven days after broadcast.