The Beach at Painter’s Cove: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - She thinks selling the muses will make life easier for her mother, Leo, and Fae by moving them into assisted living. From the new york times bestselling author of whisper Beach comes another heartwarming story of four generations of women who reunite in their crumbling family mansion by the sea for a dramatic summer filled with love, family, secrets and sisterhood.

The whitaker family’s connecticut mansion, a hotbed of creativity, Muses by the Sea, has always been a haven for artists, extravagances, and the occasional scandal. Her sister-in-law fae, the town eccentric, is desperate to keep a secret she has been hiding for years. Jillian, down on her luck, is a jet setting actress, and has run out of men to support her.

What she begins to discover at the Muses could change the course of her future. Now, after being estranged for years, four generations of Whitaker women find themselves once again at The Muses. Leo, the whitaker matriarch, lives in the rambling mansion crammed with artwork and junk. As issy martials the family together to restore the mansion and catalogue the massive art collection, a surprising thing happens.

The Beach at Painter's Cove: A Novel - Art patrons for generations, the Whitakers supported strangers but drained the life out of each other. But the muses and her grandmother are the only family she’s known and when her sister leaves her own children with Leo, Issy knows she has to step in to help. Steph, is only twelve-years-old and desperately needs someone to fire her imagination and bring her out of her shell.

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Lighthouse Beach: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - In a rush to escape her crumbling life, Jess, Allie, and Diana pile into Lillo’s beat-up old van and head up the coast to Lighthouse Island. There’s no way Lillo fits in the rarefied circles Jessica travels in. And now they’re from two completely different worlds. Jess isn’t sure she’s ready to go through with this wedding, but she’s been too busy making everyone else happy to think about what she wants.

She’s not even sure why Jessica Parker invited her to her posh wedding. They haven’t seen each other since they were unhappy fourteen-year-old girls at fat camp. Nursing broken hearts and broken dreams, four lost women embark on a journey to find their way back into happiness with new love, friendship, and the healing power of Lighthouse Beach.

Lighthouse Beach: A Novel -      . Once there, she hopes to figure out the next chapter in her life. From new york times and usa today bestselling author Shelley Noble comes a heartrending and uplifting novel about friendship, love, and what we’re willing to sacrifice for our dreams. What was supposed to be an idyllic wedding leads to an unexpected journey of self-discovery… When Lillo Gray pulls up to Kennebunkport’s most exclusive hotel wearing a borrowed dress and driving a borrowed VW van, she knows she’s made a big mistake.

But when she and her two closest friends, discover her fiancé with his pants down in the hotel parking lot, Allie and Diana, along with Lillo, she’s humiliated…and slightly relieved.

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Christmas at Whisper Beach: A Whisper Beach Novella


William Morrow Impulse - She may never have a traditional family, but she won’t let that stop her from having a joyful Christmas. Joe is ready to spend a very merry Christmas with Van and his always rambunctious family. But when the mother of a local boy becomes tragically ill, Joe invites him and his sisters to stay at the vineyard.

The holidays always seem brighter at Whisper Beach Van Moran is ready for happily ever after, even if she’s not quite convinced she can get it. After finally opening a second branch of her company in Whisper Beach, she’s enjoying her new romance with Joe Enthorpe, the local vineyard owner. Everything soon begins to unravel as Joe fears the complications will drive Van away and he’s desperate to keep their relationship from crumbling.

Christmas at Whisper Beach: A Whisper Beach Novella - But with every christmas comes a miracle and soon, Van and Joe learn that it isn’t always about the family you make, but the one that lives in your heart.

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Breakwater Bay: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - In a sudden storm, he rushed to help a woman stranded on the breakwater. She has a great job, a loving family and she’s pretty sure her boyfriend is going to propose on her thirtieth birthday. But everything meri believes about family, truth, happiness, and love is shattered when her family’s darkest secret is exposed.

Thirty years before, alden corrigan, Meri’s neighbor and friend, took his father’s dinghy out to fish. Or separate them for good. An abandoned baby, an engaging story that echoes the flair, humor, a glorious old Newport mansion, and awakening romance combine in Breakwater Bay, and emotional depth of Kristin Hannah’s popular novels.

Breakwater Bay: A Novel - Preservationist meri hollis loves her latest project, restoring one of Newport’s forgotten Gilded Age mansions. And with summer approaching, she’ll be able to spend more time with her Gran on the Rhode Island shore. A very pregnant girl who disappeared soon after they reached safety—but not before she left behind a very special gift.

Now that the truth it out, life will change for everyone in Breakwater Bay, and Meri and Alden will have to make decisions that could insure their future together. She was just a girl.

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Forever Beach: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - Separated by circumstance and hurt, they are reunited years later as they struggle to put their differences aside for the sake of a special little girl—perfect for fans of Kristin Hannah, Elin Hilderbrand, and Karen White. One woman struggling to hold on to what she has, One woman learning to forgiveTheir lives entwined by one little girl.

Sarah hargreave is anxious to finalize the adoption of her foster daughter Leila. They’d promised to be best friends forever, then Nonie was adopted by a wealthy family, and Sarah never heard from her again. But nonie harbors her own resentment toward the past. Mistrustful of each other, the two women form a tenuous alliance to ensure Leila’s future, but when Leila’s very survival is on the line, they’ll have to come to terms with their own feelings of hurt and rejection to save the child they both have come to love.

Forever Beach: A Novel -  . Two young girls pledged to be best friends forever. Once a foster child herself, sarah longs to become Leila’s “forever” family and give her all the love and stability she was denied in her own childhood. But to sarah she is nonie Blanchard,  who grew up in the same group foster home as Sarah. When leila’s biological mother suddenly reappears and petitions the court for the return of her daughter, Sarah is terrified she’ll lose the little girl she loves to the drug addicted mother who abandoned her.

Having grown up in foster care, Ilona Cartwright fights for the rights of children who have no one to fight for them.

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Beach Colors: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - When she's stopped for speeding by local interim police chief Nick Prescott, Margaux barely remembers the "townie" boy who worshipped her from afar every summer. A week after he disappeared, the bank foreclosed on Margaux's apartment and business. Suddenly broke, margaux has nowhere else to turn to but home: the small coastal town of Crescent Cove, where she once knew love, and humiliated, joy, betrayed, Connecticut, and family before she put them behind her on the climb to fame.

. And, thanks to nick, finding a forgotten place in her heart that wants to love again. But as she continues to work on a bold new line that will get her back into the game, Margaux realizes that soon she will have to make the most important, most difficult decision of her life. While renowned designer margaux sullivan was presenting her highly praised collection during New York City's Fashion Week, her husband was cleaning out their bank account.

Beach Colors: A Novel - Though still vulnerable, Margaux is soon rediscovering the beauty of the shore through young Connor's eyes. But nick is all grown up now, a college professor who gave up his career to care for his orphaned nephew, Connor.

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Whisper Beach: A Novel


William Morrow Paperbacks - She hasn’t been back since. Now a professional manhattan organizer, she returns to the funeral of her best friend’s husband. From the new york times bestselling author of beach colors and breakwater Bay comes this unforgettable story— reminiscent of Kristin Hannah’s beloved novels—of friends, and love as three women, who are reunited in the idyllic beach town where they grew up, loyalty, are forced to re-evaluate their bonds.

Fifteen years ago, seventeen-year-old Vanessa Moran fell in love and lost her virginity but not to the same boy. While he’s wary of getting hurt again, he also can’t help wondering what would happen if they took up where they left off. As the summer progresses and the restaurant takes on a new look, trouble comes from unexpected sources.

Whisper Beach: A Novel - Pregnant, and humiliated, new jersey, desperate, she fled friends and family and Whisper Beach, never breathing a word about her secret to anyone. For van, this summer will test the meaning of friendship and trust—and how far love can bend before it breaks. Dorie’s roving husband spends every penny they make and now their restaurant is failing.

Joe, the boy van left behind without an explanation, has never stopped loving her. But her plans to make this a short visit fall by the wayside when her girlfriends have other ideas. Dorie, the owner of the pier’s Blue Crab Restaurant where Van and her friends worked as teenagers, needs help.

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Holidays at Crescent Cove A Beach Colors Novella Book 1


William Morrow - But in spite of his mysterious appearance, Bri takes him in for the holidays and in return he shares a precious gift--the true meaning of Christmas. But a surprise visit from her father and an unexpected declaration from her friend Jake, make her question the turn has life has taken. From the acclaimed author of beach Colors come two fabulous stories of holidays spent by the beautiful shoreThanksgiving and Christmas are all about friends, family, and good food.

Will the spirit of thanksgiving be enough to help grace accept her family and her friend's love? Christmas at Crescent CoveBrianna Boyce and her two adopted Chinese daughters are happily anticipating their first Christmas in Crescent Cove together until she finds a stranger asleep in her barn, and it becomes clear that this scruffy magi in a field coat and army boots is not who he says he is.

Holidays at Crescent Cove A Beach Colors Novella Book 1 - . But this year, the holidays will truly bring the residents of Crescent Cove home. Thanksgiving at crescent coveestranged from her own family, Grace Holcombe plans to celebrate a peaceful Thanksgiving in Crescent Cove with her childhood friends.

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Slightly South of Simple: A Novel The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 1


Gallery Books - Even more discomfiting, when someone from her past reappears in Ansley's life, the secret she’s harbored from her daughters their entire lives might finally be forced into the open. Ansley has always put her three daughters first, despite what he had always promised, especially when she found out that her late husband, left her with next to nothing.

Exploring the powerful bonds between sisters and mothers and daughters, this engaging novel is filled with Southern charm, emotional drama, and plenty of heart. National bestseller *glitter guide’s “must reads for april” *popsugar’s “ultimate summer reading” *bustle’s Books to Read and Discuss With Your Mom and Grandma *New York Live’s “Ashley’s A-List” Pick “One of the hottest new Southern writers.

Slightly South of Simple: A Novel The Peachtree Bluff Series Book 1 - Parade from the next “major voice in southern fiction” elin hilderbrand, New York Times bestselling author comes the first in an all-new series chronicling the journeys of three sisters and their mother—and a secret from their past that has the potential to tear them apart and reshape their very definition of what it means to be a family.

Caroline murphy swore she’d never set foot back in the small southern town of peachtree bluff; she was a New York girl born and bred and the worst day of her life was when, in the wake of her father’s death, her mother selfishly forced her to move—during her senior year of high school, no less—back to that hick-infested rat trap where she'd spent her childhood summers.

But when her second daughter sloane, whose military husband is overseas, and youngest daughter and successful actress Emerson join the fray, Ansley begins to feel like the piece of herself she had finally found might be slipping from her grasp. Now the proud owner of a charming waterfront design business and finally standing on her own two feet, Ansley welcomes Caroline and her brood back with open arms.

But now that her marriage to a new york high society heir has fallen apart in a very public, a pregnant Caroline decides to escape the gossipmongers with her nine-year-old daughter and head home to her mother, very embarrassing fashion, Ansley.

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Newport Dreams: A Breakwater Bay Novella


William Morrow Impulse - Geordie holt has been to college, traveled the world, and hung with the rich and famous. She loves photography and she loves Newport, so a job as a photographer on a renovation project seems like the perfect choice. Restoration architect Bruce Stafford has discovered a forgotten mansion, fallen into ruin as an abandoned boardinghouse.

What she hasn't done is find a direction for her life. It's time to stop running. And her father has given her an ultimatum: settle down and get a job, or he'll get one for her. And when he learns geordie is not an intern but a paid member of the team, taken on as a favor to one of their supporters, he's livid.

Newport Dreams: A Breakwater Bay Novella - Humiliated, geordie's first impulse is to run, but she's come to love Gilbert House and its history. Gilbert house is just the kind of challenge he enjoys, and he's managed to assemble some of the best young craftspeople in the business. Except for one. Geordie Holt has come home for good. The historical society has sent an airheaded intern to serve as project photographer.

This is where she wants to be. It's time to face her fears and insecurities and stand up to Bruce and her father.

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A Newport Christmas Wedding: A Novella A Breakwater Bay Novella Book 2


William Morrow Impulse - It’s christmas in Newport. The mansions are decorated, and the streets are filled with excitement. A year ago, meri never imagined that she would marry her best friend, or become stepmother to his two teenaged children, Alden, Nora and Lucas. But as the wedding day draws near, tension and emotions run high, and Meri’s happiness turns to uncertainty.

Nora is suddenly acting sullen and withdrawn, Alden is preoccupied, and Meri wonders if her marriage will bring the family closer together or tear them apart. It seems like this wedding may be doomed before it begins until a special Christmas surprise brings home the meaning of family and the joy of the holidays.

A Newport Christmas Wedding: A Novella A Breakwater Bay Novella Book 2 - Across the bay, preparations are in full swing for the wedding of Meri Calder-Hollis and Alden Corrigan.

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