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Heat Wave

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After her husband's sudden death from a heart attack and to keep her family in their beloved Nantucket home, Carley Winsted transforms her expensive, expansive house into a bed-and-breakfast. But complications arise: Carley's mother-in-law disapproves; a friend forces Carley to keep a secret that, if revealed, will undo families and friendships; and, her late husband's former law partner keeps showing up at the most unexpected times
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2011]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9780345518330
0345518330
9780345518316
0345518314
Branch Call Number: FIC Thayer, N 2011
Characteristics: x, 288 pages ; 25 cm

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Kirb
Jul 12, 2013

Enjoyed listening to the story. Very realistic. Look forward to the next story by this author.

candylam Sep 06, 2011

An easy reading. It talks about how women deal with the lost of love and lost of life.

lfranz Aug 05, 2011

Great beach read - how a wife comes together after the tragic loss of her husband - with the help of family, friends and community

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tbruner
Jul 18, 2011

A very good summer read - although I did feel like the ending was a bit rushed. You really get to know these characters and get attached to them.

I also highly recommend "Moon Shell Beach" by Nancy Thayer. A couple characters from that book are mentioned in this one.

Junglequeen Jul 13, 2011

A quick read. Although I am new to this author, she writes in the same vein as Elin Hildebrand. Both their stories are about Nantucket or Cape Cod locations and the people that live in them.

An engrossing read about a woman, mother of two young girls, who lost her husband suddenly. Discovering that her late husband lost a ton of money, she decided to open a bed and breakfast against her in-laws' misgivings. A wonderful story that explore the relationships with her friends, her daughters, her in-laws, and especially her developing romantic relationship with her late husband's close friend who keep popping up throughout the story.

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