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Publisher's Summary

Summer by the Sea is a beautiful, heartwarming summer listen about sisters, first love, and not always getting what we want - but sometimes ending up with exactly what we need.
They say there's always one summer that changes you.
For Faith, the one summer she can't forget is when she fell in love as a teenager - only for her sister, Casey, to steal her man. Now, at the request of her beloved 90-year-old grandmother, Faith has agreed to a family holiday - at their childhood beach house, where it all began.
Faith hasn't seen her sister in years but is finally ready to forgive and forget, enjoy the sunshine and relive happy memories. What she's not ready for is meeting Jake Buchanan - the owner of the beach house - or the long-forgotten feelings he ignites in her.
Can Faith overcome the hurt of the past, rekindle the close bond she had with Casey and make this summer THE ONE to remember?
©2015 Jenny Hale (P)2016 StoryFire Ltd
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5 out of 5 stars
By Annie The Audible Addict!!! on 10-28-16

A BEAUTIFUL FEEL GOOD ROMANCE PERFECTLY NARRATED!!

What did you love best about Summer by the Sea?

It was a feel good family story, with a sweet romance!

What was one of the most memorable moments of Summer by the Sea?

The tip to the Keys!

Which character – as performed by Teri Schnaubelt – was your favorite?

Nan!!! Then Faith!!

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes...and I almost did!

Any additional comments?

** I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **

I love Teri's narrations...she is so pleasant to listen too...she brings a story to life so well...and is so talented! This is a beautiful story about a last family trip to celebrate their grandma's 90th birthday at the place they had always spent their vacations growing up. Faith and her sister are estranged...Faith harbors so very heavy feelings towards her sister Casey...Casey married Faiths high school sweetheart and this really broke Faiths heart...she has never really addressed this with her...Faith discovers Casey isn't as happy as she sees and her marriage is in trouble....Faith also meets the Gorgeous Jake the handy man....Jake is very nice...and much more than meets the eye...This is a summer of healing for everyone...and ends with a wonderful feel good happy ending! <3

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Joyce K. Retherford on 07-20-16

Enjoyable Story With Realistic Characters

What did you love best about Summer by the Sea?

This book was so full of wonderful descriptions of the places the characters went that I was able to paint a mental picture of every beautiful location. I love the beach and I felt as if I was brought into this story as one of the family.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Faith is the main character in this story. She is one of two sisters who is struggling to renew their relationship with each other after a misunderstanding years ago. She is a warm and loving person but she is also very realistic in her thoughts about the problem that started years ago when her sister married they guy Faith loved.

Which scene was your favorite?

I enjoyed so many of the scenes in this book but my favorite was about a boat ride that took the family to a secluded beach that was once a place her grandparents went when they were young. Faith's 90 year old Grandmother was brought to tears by the memories that this beach brought back.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

Faith was upset with her sister for many years and even jealous of her; however, when her sister and husband broke up, Faith encouraged her sister to let him know just how she really felt about him and not let her pride get in her way. Her love for her sister won out over her old feelings of troubles in the past.

Any additional comments?

The voice artist Teri has one of the most uplifting and pleasant voices I've ever heard. She was clear and crisp and easy to understand. I can't wait to hear her again in other books.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Ally on 01-05-18

That voice is too annoying...

I could not listen to the story so I rated overall 3 and story 3 although I have not heard it.
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Is it even a real person or is is an American computer voice?

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4 out of 5 stars
By mrs on 06-09-17

Bit slow

Good summer read and nice book for the beach' but bit of a weak story!

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