Anna Lutz Abbot thinks she has her independence, and therefore her happiness, intact. She is a capable woman, a sensible woman, not someone given to risky living.
This all seems to be true enough until her lovely daughter returns from college for the summer a very different person, her wild and wonderful ex-husband arrives, and her flamboyant new best friend takes up with Anna's father, turning a hot summer into a steaming one - only to be cranked up another ten degrees by Anna's own fling with newcomer Arthur.
All the action unfolds under the watchful eyes of Miss Mavis and Miss Angel, her next-door neighbors of a certain age, who have plenty to say about Anna's past, present, and future.
Dorothea Benton Frank's first novel, SULLIVAN'S ISLAND, debuted on the NY Times list at number nine and now has well over one million copies in print. Subsequent novels have also reached the NY Times bestseller list. She is the recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from The College of Charleston and a Doctorate of Fine Arts from Bloomfield College. Dorothea is an avid cook, enjoys fly fishing, reading and travel. She divides her time between the Lowcountry of South Carolina and New Jersey.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (February 26, 2015)
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