A Heartwarming Summer Romance
Summer at Oyster Bay is the perfect feel-good summer romance, about the importance of home and family, learning what love is, and living for the moment.
They say falling in love is easy. But what if you know it'll break your heart?
For Emily Tate, returning to her charming childhood home, Oyster Bay, is like coming up for air after the fast pace of her city life. At the farm her grandfather built, surrounded by sister Rachel's chatter, Gram's buttermilk biscuits, and the soft, white sand, Emily is reminded of exactly who she is and what she holds most dear.
When Emily starts working at the elegant Water's Edge Inn, Charles Peterson, the handsome new owner, asks for her help. He wants to expand and needs Emily to teach him the local ways, so he can convince the planning commission. Emily vows to make him fall in love with her hometown just the way it is.
At work Charles is reserved and serious, yet once Emily has him kicking off his shoes in the sand and sailing across the glistening Chesapeake Bay, she sees another side to him, and their easy rapport feels like the start of something big.
But when it becomes clear Charles' plans for the inn involve bulldozing Oyster Bay, Emily is heartbroken. Will she lose her home and Charles all at once, or can she save Oyster Bay and give true love a chance?
"A gorgeous novel with wonderful characters and such a meaningful plot, one which I think everyone can learn from." (
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"A delightful read with a wonderful setting and cast of characters at its core; definitely recommended to chick lit fans!" ( Spoonful of Happy Endings)
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- Sandra Smart
I loved the setting. All characters were good. The story was filled with emotion.
The love and care the family had for one another.
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- Jeanne E. Cassady