Saturday, August 7, 2010

Book # 30 "Beachcombers" by Nancy Thayer

Abbie, Emma, and Lily Fox are all home in Nantucket for the summer. Lilly had been home working for the local magazine, Abbie has come home from her Nanny job in London to help Emma who has come home after losing her job and her fiance. They're all a little lost having lost their mother when Abbie was 15, Emma was 13, and Lily only 7 they all need to find their way.

Enter Marina also nursing a broken heart after her husband leaves her for her best friend who is pregnant with a baby, a baby Marina herself desperately wanted. She's come to Nantucket to heal and decide what to do next.

Over the course of the summer these four women will find love and themselves and what they all really want out of life.

This was a great summer read with just enough drama and heartache to keep the story going and all the love and romance of a good summer page turner. After finishing the book I wanted to spend a leisurely summer on a wonderful east coast island.

Nancy Thayer can tell a good story. There are ups and downs and love and heartache. While there are no big twist or turns, if you've read enough summer beach books you'll see what's coming. But you won't really care because you're having a darn good time.

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