An absolute joy to read. But this one had ended differently, with Sage gone from their Connecticut home the next morning, leaving behind only a brief note: “I have to go. Daisy tried not to overreact, tried to remind herself this was different from what had happened thirteen years earlier to Sage’s twin brother, Jake.
Dream Country: A Novel - She would be found. James tucker was a rancher, bound to the wild land he loved, and together he and Daisy created a small paradise for their family—until the day their little boy vanished without a trace. Filled with a wild and unpredictable beauty, Dream Country is a novel you’ll never want to end—even as you can’t wait to finish it.
. Sage was sixteen and resourceful. And almost called in sick the next day to finish it.
Safe Harbor Hubbard's Point/Black Hall Series Book 2Bantam - And love regained. And as dana rediscovers her passion as an artist and a woman, she will find more than a lifetime’s share of answers, magic, and love in the only safe harbor there is. As dana and the girls struggle to begin a new life—and to find the truth about what happened to Dana’s sister and brother-in-law—help comes in the person of an old childhood friend.
Then on a calm, moonlit night an inexplicable “accident” occurs and Dana is called home to Hubbard’s Point to become a mother to her two young nieces, a challenge unlike any she’s ever known. Sam trevor is now a tall, striking marine biologist, and he’s been in love with Dana for years. Although she can’t begin to contemplate opening her heart again, together Dana and Sam will discover that Hubbard’s Point is the center of endless mysteries—and endless possibilities.
Safe Harbor Hubbard's Point/Black Hall Series Book 2 - New york times bestselling author Luanne Rice has touched the hearts and lives of readers everywhere with powerful tales of love and loss. In an unforgettable novel set on her beloved Connecticut seaside, she weaves a timeless story. After every storm there is a place to return to—if you have the courage to follow your heart.
Artist dana underhill has always been a free spirit, traveling the world, filling her canvases with the mysterious colors of the seas she and her sister have sailed since childhood.
The Secret Hour: A Novel Rice, LuanneBantam - . Since the death of his wife, he has been juggling the rigors of a controversial capital murder case and the demands of raising two children. A woman arrives on the o’rourke doorstep to find a house in chaos but brimming with love—and, she hopes, answers. From the acclaimed author of the perfect summer and other New York Times bestsellers comes the gripping story of a man fighting for his family, a woman searching for her sister—and the promise of a new life where both least expect it.
Beneath his controlled demeanor, attorney John O’Rourke is a man in turmoil. After mailing a single postcard from the New England shore, Willa Harris vanished. With only a postmark to go on, Kate comes to the seaside—and discovers the one man who may be able to help her. Six months ago kate Harris’s younger sister fled from home following a devastating confrontation.
The Secret Hour: A Novel Rice, Luanne - As eleven-year-old maggie and fourteen-year-old teddy long for the past, they must also contend with the hostility that swirls around them since their father took on the defense of a despised killer—including a brick through their window one autumn morning. But a quieter event also takes place that day.
True Blue Hubbard's Point/Black Hall Series Book 3Bantam - . Now, returning once more to the connecticut beach town at the center of many of her most beloved novels, she touches our hearts with a spellbinding story of a love lost—and saved—by the power of what was always meant to be. Zeb has come back to hoping to reconnect with his son, with the past and all its mistakes.
. Rich with legends of seafaring spirits and lost treasures, the rustic village still echoes with the memories of Rumer’s past—even after those she loved have left. Schoolteacher rumer larkin never felt the need to stray from Hubbard’s Point. Suddenly facing Rumer again, Zeb discovers where he belongs.
True Blue Hubbard's Point/Black Hall Series Book 3 - The story of two sisters and the boy next door. But now, so many summers after zeb mayhew broke her heart, he has returned with his teenage son, and Rumer knows her quiet life will never be the same again. But neither zeb nor rumer knows if it’s too late to do more than regret the path not taken—or if every path leads us back to the one true love of our life.
He could never forget the girl who used to climb onto his roof with him to watch the stars. The acclaimed author of firefly beach and other New York Times bestsellers, Luanne Rice explores the powerful bonds that connect old friends, and the joy of life’s unexpected second chances.
The Silver Boat: A NovelPenguin Books - But how do they let go of a place that contains the complicated love of their imperfect family? without the house, including one wildly off-the-grid Zen genius; passionate love in the surf; and three very different sisters with lives filled with beauty, sorrow, where will they be together? The novel is a season on Martha's Vineyard; a mission to Ireland; a cast of friends, and deep love they'd never been quite sure they could trust.
From the beloved new york times bestselling Luanne Rice comes a heartwarming yet heart-wrenching portrait of three far-flung sisters who come home to Martha's Vineyard one last time. Their mother's beach house is the only place any of them ever found true happiness and they need to begin the difficult process of letting go.
The Silver Boat: A Novel - . Bestseller luanne rice returns with a novel as timeless as the sea on which it's set. Memories of their grandmother, mother, who sailed away the year Dar turned twelve, and their Irish father, rise up and expose the fine cracks in their family myth-especially when a cache of old letters reveals enough truth to send them back to their ancestral homeland.
Transplanted into the unfamiliar, each sister sees life, her heart, and her relationship to home in a new way. The silver boat is luanne rice at her very best, complete with her singular talent for capturing a family in all its flawed complexity.
The Stationmaster's Cottage River's End Mystery Romance Book 1Phillipa Nefri Clark - The discovery of a heartbreaking mystery becomes an obsession to uncover old family secrets. Reclusive artist Martin Blake grew up with his grandfather after losing both parents. Fifty years of secrets are about to come crashing down. A spellbinding story of lost love, and redemption, courage, as the consequences of one woman's manipulation spills across three generations.
Thomas and martha believed their love was invincible until a devastating series of events tore them apart. The arrival in his town of a city girl with a link to the past challenges everything he knows about himself. At opposite sides of a mystery, two strangers have something in common which risks tearing apart both their safe worlds.
The Stationmaster's Cottage River's End Mystery Romance Book 1 - With their final touch, they promised to reunite on the jetty where they met. Fifty years later, christie Ryan inherits a dilapidated cottage in a seaside town she's never heard of.
Christmas at the Lakeside Resort The Lakeside Resort Series Book 1Longleaf Pine Press - When an unexpected blizzard snows them in and jeopardizes the resort’s opening, along the way, Jenny and Luke work to save the event and, find true love… and the magic of Christmas. A warm-hearted, charming christmas story you won’t want to miss…"Judith Keim, Best-selling Author of the Beach House Hotel Series.
Her fiancé has just called off their Christmas wedding, and she’s been evicted from her darling chicken coop cottage. When her estranged father dies and leaves her eight rustic guest cabins on Heron Lake, Jenny seizes the chance to make a new life. She packs up her dogs, her miniature horse and her beat up Airstream trailer and moves to the lake.
Christmas at the Lakeside Resort The Lakeside Resort Series Book 1 - Short on time and money, widower luke, Jenny and her contractor, work feverishly to renovate the cabins in time for the festive holiday event she’s promised her very first guests. Christmas at the lakeside resortLove and Adventures after 40Forty-two year old Jenny Beckett is dreading the holidays.
Secrets We Keep: A bittersweet story of love, loss and lifeAria - On a winter visit to see her estranged Aunt Iris she falls in love with the Bath House. For highflying, top london divorce lawyer Kate Hunt, it's a fresh start – maybe even her future. Some people are good at keeping secrets but some secrets are never meant to be kept. Two distant relatives are drawn together and forced to confront their pasts.
A bittersweet story for fans of Patricia Scanlan and Adele Parks. For devoted pensioners archie and iris, it holds too many conflicting memories of their adolescent dalliances and tragic consequences - sometimes it's better to leave the past where it belongs. The beautiful old Bath House in Ballytokeep has lain empty and abandoned for decades.
Secrets We Keep: A bittersweet story of love, loss and life - Inspired, amazing' 'full of interest, she moves to ballytokeep leaving her past heartache 600 miles away – but can you ever escape your past or your destiny? What people are saying about SECRETS WE KEEP: 'This is a beautifully written story of second chances, one to escape into and an author I'm loving more and more with every book' 'Heartwarming, hopeful, starting afresh and reconciling with the past' 'This book is something really different, complexity and intrigue'.
Mr. Miracle: A Christmas NovelBallantine Books - With a little prompting from a certain angelic teacher, the two are in for a holiday miracle they’ll never forget. Praise for Mr. Posing as a teacher at a local college in Tacoma, Harry is up to the task, Washington, but not even he can predict the surprises that lay in store. After trying to make it on her own, but this time she plans to stay for good, Addie has returned home to Tacoma for the holidays, enrolling in the local community college to earn her degree.
What she doesn’t plan to do is run into Erich Simmons. Addie and her next-door neighbor, Erich, are like night and day. Miracle “macomber’s Christmas novels are always something to cherish. Mr. Now she intends to avoid him entirely, yet when they’re suddenly forced to spend Christmas together, Addie braces for trouble.
Mr. Miracle: A Christmas Novel - Perhaps it’s the spirit of the season or the magic of mistletoe, but Addie and Erich soon find they have more in common than they thought—and that two people who seem so wrong for each other may actually be just right. Growing up, he was popular and outgoing while she was rebellious and headstrong, and he never missed an opportunity to tease her.
Celebrating the comforts of home, this is the perfect, forgiveness and love, family traditions, quick Christmas read. Rt book reviews “macomber writes about romance, family and friendship with a gentle, humorous touch. Tampa bay times“macomber spins another sweet, warmhearted holiday tale that will be as comforting to her fans as hot chocolate on Christmas morning.
A Vineyard Christmas A Vineyard Novel Book 1Kensington Books - Before the holiday ends, there will be revelations, rekindled hope, and proof that families—the ones we are born into and the ones we claim for ourselves—are the gifts that truly matter . But the blizzard also brings something unexpected to Annie’s front porch: a basket, encircled by a ribbon, containing a baby girl.
She fell in love with the island’s singular beauty while using it as a setting for two of her novels. In her cozy rented cottage on chappaquiddick, she’s settling in for her first Vineyard winter—complete with a fierce nor’easter on the way, forecast to bring high winds and deep snow. The note reads: “I named her Bella, after my grandmother.
A Vineyard Christmas A Vineyard Novel Book 1 - And so, annie decides to keep her and try to find the birth mother, rather than take the baby to the police, giving her a chance to change her mind. But it’s not easy keeping a secret in a close-knit, island community, especially amid the bustle of Christmas. Yet she also hopes to spare little Bella the feelings of abandonment that still haunt her.
In the midst of a Christmas blizzard: A baby on the doorstep. It’s taken a long time and a little heartache, but Annie Sutton is finally following her dream of living on Martha’s Vineyard. Please help her, because I can’t. Adopted as a child, Annie is grateful for wonderful parents who raised her as their own.
Heartsong Cottage: An Eternity Springs NovelSt. Martin's Paperbacks - For a wonderful read, don't miss a visit to Eternity Springs. Lisa kleypas, New York Times bestselling author. Emily march's stories are heartwrenching and soul-satisfying. Sometimes life gives us a second chance at love. But can shannon trust a detective when doing so could bring danger to her cottage door? In Eternity Springs, anything-and everything-is possible.
. Still, she can't deny her attraction to the handsome, broad-shouldered stranger. Haunted by the loss of his wife and son, Daniel Garrett left the police force to devote his life to finding missing children. But he still hasn't found a way to mend the wounds of his past-until he attends a wedding in the small mountain town of Eternity Springs.
Heartsong Cottage: An Eternity Springs Novel - . And meets a beautiful, intriguing woman who offers a glimpse of something Daniel thought he'd never have again. Two weary strangers are about to rest their burdens in Eternity Springs, where there's hope for every broken heart. Ever since her fiancé's death, she created a quiet life for herself restoring Victorian cottages.
Daniel makes her feel things she's hasn't felt in years-including the desire to share her secrets. Shannon o'Toole isn't looking for romance.