By Patti Callahan Henry
Bonny Blankenship’s such a lot precious stories are of idyllic summers spent in Watersend, South Carolina, together with her ally, Lainey McKay. Amid the sand dunes and oak bushes draped with Spanish moss, they swam and needed for happy-ever-afters, then escaped to the neighborhood book place to learn and whisper within the excellent cool silence. till the evening that modified every thing, the evening that Lainey’s mom disappeared.
Now, in her early fifties, Bonny is wanting to transparent her head after a sad mistake threatens her profession as an emergency room health care professional, and her marriage crumbles round her. along with her teenage daughter, Piper, in tow, she is going again to the cherished river apartment, the place she is quickly joined via Lainey and her teenagers. in the course of lazy summer season days and magical nights, they reunite with bookstore proprietor Mimi, who's tangled with the prior and its mysteries. because the 3 ladies dangle to a delicate peace, buried secrets and techniques and in the past loves go back just like the tide.
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