Return to Summerhouse (The Summerhouse #2)
With her shining gift for "exquisite and enchanting" (BookPage) storytelling, Jude Deveraux sweeps readers away in a breathtaking follow-up to her beloved New York Times bestseller, The Summerhouse where a marvelous new adventure awaits.
Magic most definitely resides in the Maine summerhouse where the mysterious Madame Zoya has granted the innermost wishes of its visitors....more
Amy is going through the motions of her life, and not doing a good job of it. With her pict ...more
I recommend this book and this author!
Three women are sent to a summerhouse in Maine by their therapist. As they get to know each other and confront traumatic and unhappy events from their past they find the mysterious Madame Zoya who has the ability to send each of them back into the past for three weeks in order to change things in their present lives.
This is where you have to switch your brain off, as there is no e ...more
Each woman carries a large amount of grief, pain a ...more
The main character is a woman named Amy that has lived the "perfect" life, but after suffering a miscarriage is unable to escape her depression. Her husband sends her to a house run by a therapist to recover. This is where the magic and time travel come into play. She goes back to the 1700's to try and change history and ...more
I was so impressed by The Summerhouse that as soon as I discovered there was a 'Part II' also, I decided I just had to read it!
Return to Summerhouse is not exactly a sequel. It is a completely different story of 3 other young women, who get a chance to go back in their past. The difference is that this time, there is not just "time-travel" but also "past birth"!
I have only one problem with this book. The OBE (Out of Body Experience) by one of the wome ...more
Have you ever wondered what life could you possibly have if you took a different path and fol ...more
Right from the start, I was hooked on the characters. Loved how realistic they were and found myself lost in their world. When they made connection to the possibility of visiting the past for three weeks it got even more interesting and wasn't at all like the first one.
Pleasantly surprised with how this story unfolded is an understatement for me because I fo ...more
In Return to Summerhouse, Amy is more or less coerced into going to Maine to stay with two other women--total strangers--as a form of therapy to help her deal with her recent miscarriage. The two women, Faith and Zoe, come to the summerhouse with their own traumas to heal. Where the story really gets good is when ...more
Early in the book, Faith was telling her story and it really captured my interest, but Deveraux chose Amy's story to highlight and the bulk of the book was spen ...more
She began writing in 1976, and published her first bo ...more