The Bookshop at Water's End

The Bookshop at Water's End

eBook - 2017
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The women who spent their childhood summers in a small southern town discover it harbors secrets as lush as the marshes that surround it...

Bonny Blankenship's most treasured memories are of idyllic summers spent in Watersend, South Carolina, with her best friend, Lainey McKay. Amid the sand dunes and oak trees draped with Spanish moss, they swam and wished for happy-ever-afters, then escaped to the local bookshop to read and whisper in the glorious cool silence. Until the night that changed everything, the night that Lainey's mother disappeared.
Now, in her early fifties, Bonny is desperate to clear her head after a tragic mistake threatens her career as an emergency room doctor, and her marriage crumbles around her. With her troubled teenage daughter, Piper, in tow, she goes back to the beloved river house, where she is soon joined by Lainey and her two young children. During lazy summer days and magical nights, they reunite with bookshop owner Mimi, who is tangled with the past and its mysteries. As the three women cling to a fragile peace, buried secrets and long ago loves return like the tide.
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samdog123 Feb 21, 2018

Two best friends return to a summer vacation home in South Carolina where they spent a few idyllic summers. The women resolve the past with the women they have become in the present day. Sometimes 'past meets the future' books become a bit tiresome, but this one kept me interested and had a good story line.

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Aug 20, 2017

A family drama set in a cute little beach town with a dreamy bookstore. Filled with female characters who love, support and forgive each other, plus a little mystery thrown in. Told from different POVs - the Doctor Mom who may lose her job due to a tragic mistake. The artsy Mom who can't stop looking for her own mother who disappeared when she was a child. The angsty teenager trying to figure out who she is and what she wants out of life. Good summer read/chick lit.

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