In this poignant, evocative novel, bestselling author Holly Chamberlin sweeps you into the picturesque town of Ogunquit, Maine, where a family in flux explores their ties to a beautiful beach house, and to each other. Some houses have a personality of their own. Larchmere is that kind of place--a splendid, sprawling home with breathtaking views that open to briny Atlantic air and seabirds' calls. It's the place where Tilda McQueen O'Connell grew up and now vacations each year, and where she and her three siblings--Adam, Hannah, and Craig--have gathered to commemorate the tenth anniversary of their mother's passing. But instead of the bittersweet but relaxing reunion Tilda expected, she finds chaos. Her father's plan to marry a younger woman has thrown the fate of the beach house into uncertainty. For Tilda, the stakes seem the highest. Alone and vulnerable two years after her husband's death, she sees Larchmere as not just a cherished part of her history, but her eventual refuge from the world. Faced with losing that legacy, Tilda must embrace an unknown future. And all the McQueens must reconcile their shared, sometimes painful past--and learn how to love one another even when it means forging a life apart. . . qA dramatic and moving portrait of several generations of a family and each person's place within it.q --Booklist qAn enjoyable summer read, but it's more. It is a novel for all seasons that adds to the enduring excitement of Ogunquit.q aThe Maine Sunday TelegramShe seemed to recall that the last time the air conditioner hadbroken down the price for repair was alot lower. ... The call ended. Tilda no longer wanted that snack. She gripped the bar top.Her face felthot. She felt angry and, at the same time, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Family Beach House|
|Publisher||:||Kensington Publishing Corp. - 2014-04-29|