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28 summers

28 summers

Hilderbrand, Elin, author
2020

Once a year, Alice and Tom have met on Nantucket to rekindle the passionate love affair they began 28 years earlier. Each married to someone else, with busy lives and happy families, they've managed to keep their secret, and to keep their love alive. But Tom's wife is in the national spotlight for her controversial and increasingly popular campaign for a Senate office. And Alice has received a diagnosis that puts her future in doubt. Could their 28th summer together also be their last?

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The guilt trip : a novel

The guilt trip : a novel

Jones, Sandie, author
2021

"Six friends. Rachel and Noah have been friends since they met at university. While they once thought that they might be something more, now, twenty years later, they are each happily married to other people, Jack and Paige respectively. Jack's brother Will is getting married, to the dazzling, impulsive Ali, and the group of six travel to Portugal for their destination weekend. Three couples. As they arrive at a gorgeous villa perched on a cliff-edge, overlooking towering waves that crash on the famous surfing beaches below at NazareĢ, they try to settle into a weekend of fun. While Rachel is looking forward to getting to know her future sister-in-law Ali better, Ali can't help but rub many of the group the wrong way: Rachel's best friend Paige thinks Ali is attention-seeking and childish, and while Jack is trying to support his brother Will's choice of wife, he is also finding plenty to disagree with Noah about. One fatal misunderstanding . . . But when Rachel discovers something about Ali that she can hardly believe, everything changes. As the wedding weekend unfolds, the secrets each of them hold begin to spill, and friendships and marriages threaten to unravel. Soon, jumping to conclusions becomes the difference between life and death."-- Provided by publisher.

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The jetsetters : a novel

The jetsetters : a novel

Ward, Amanda Eyre, 1972- author
2020

When seventy-year-old Charlotte Perkins submits a sexy essay to the "Become a Jetsetter" contest, she dreams of reuniting her estranged children: Lee, an almost-famous actress; Cord, a handsome Manhattan venture capitalist who can't seem to find a bride; and Regan, a harried mother who took it all wrong when Charlotte bought her a Weight Watchers gift certificate for her birthday. Charlotte yearns for the years when her children were young and she was a single mother who meant everything to them. When she wins the cruise, the family packs all their baggage--literal and figurative--and spends ten days traveling from sun-drenched Athens through glorious Rome to tapas-laden Barcelona on an over-the-top cruise ship, the Splendido Marveloso. As lovers new and old join the adventure, long-buried secrets are revealed, and the Perkins family is forced to confront the defining choices in their lives.

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The lost summers of Newport : a novel

The lost summers of Newport : a novel

Williams, Beatriz, author
2022

1899: Ellen Daniels has been hired to polish up Miss Maybelle Sprague for her launch into society. But the deceptively demure Ellen has a checkered past. 1958: Lucia "Lucky" Sprague has always felt like an outsider at Sprague Hall, but one fateful night in the mansion's old boathouse will uncover a devastating truth - and change everything she thought she knew about her past. 2019: as producer of a reality show, Andie Figuero runs into trouble with a reclusive heiress when Sprague Hall begins to yield the dark secrets the Spragues thought would stay hidden forever.

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Something in the water

Something in the water

Steadman, Catherine, author
2018

Erin and Mark seem to have it all: he's a successful banker, she's a documentary filmmaker on the brink of a professional breakthrough; they're young and in love, about to embark on their dream honeymoon to Bora Bora. But when, after a blissful day of scuba diving, they discover a mysterious bag filled with incalculable riches, their subsequent choices trigger a sequence of events that will change their lives, and their marriage, forever.

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The summer job

The summer job

Dent, Lizzy, author.
2021

"What if you could be someone else? Just for the summer... Birdy has made a mistake. Everyone imagines running away from their life at some point. But Birdy has actually done it. And the life she's run into is her best friend Heather's. The only problem is, she hasn't told Heather. The summer job at the highland Scottish hotel that her world class wine-expert friend ditched turns out to be a lot more than Birdy bargained for. Can she survive a summer pretending to be her best friend? And can Birdy stop herself from falling for the first man she's ever actually liked, but who thinks she's someone else? One good friend's very bad decision is at the heart of this laugh-out-loud love story and unexpected tale of a woman finally finding herself in the strangest of places."--Provided by publisher.

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Summer love : a novel

Summer love : a novel

Thayer, Nancy, 1943- author
2022

Summer is in full swing on sunny Nantucket, and four old friends decide to hold a reunion on the island, where they'd made fond memories nearly three decades earlier. Yet as the crew gathers for one eventful week in July, it becomes clear that old secrets, jealousies, and betrayals will be revealed.

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Summer of '69

Summer of '69

Hilderbrand, Elin, author
2020

It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, nothing is the same: Blair, the oldest sister, is marooned in Boston, pregnant with twins and unable to travel. Middle sister Kirby is caught up in the thrilling vortex of civil rights protests and determined to be independent. Only-son Tiger is an infantry soldier, recently deployed to Vietnam. Thirteen-year-old Jessie suddenly feels like an only child, marooned in the house with her out-of-touch grandmother and her worried mother, each of them hiding a troubling secret.

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The summer place

The summer place

Weiner, Jennifer, author
2022

When her twenty-two-year-old step-daughter announces her engagement to her pandemic boyfriend, Sarah Danhauser is shocked. But the road to a wedding day usually comes with a few bumps. When the wedding day arrives, lovers are revealed as their true selves, misunderstandings take on a life of their own, and secrets come to light. There are confrontations and revelations that will touch each member of the extended family, ensuring that nothing will ever be the same.

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The summer wives

The summer wives

Williams, Beatriz, author
2018


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