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204 Rosewood Lane

(Cedar Cove #2)

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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  18,020 ratings  ·  606 reviews
Grace Sherman
204 Rosewood Lane
Cedar Cove, Washington

Dear Listener,
If you've been to Cedar Cove before we've probably met. You can usually find me either at home or at the public library, where I work. I've lived in this town all my life and raised two daughters here. But my husband and I - well, about six months ago, he disappeared. Just…disappeared. Where's Dan? Why did h
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published May 31st 2005 by MIRA (first published January 1st 2002)
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Suzanne
Aug 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: borrowed
Another delightfully sweet and saccharine serving from Cedar Cove. The positives to this series is that they are very wholesome and non challenging reading. Not all reading needs to be of the literary type! It takes all types to make the world go round’.

There were a couple of characters I wasn’t loving in this one, Zach and Rosemary, who were divorcing and this scenario wasn’t realistic to me, at all.

These stories are a little humorous to me in the simplistic way they weave from one family to a
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Shelley
Apr 10, 2013 rated it liked it
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Lisa Kay
Cedar Cove Map

The above map was taken from Debbie Macomber's web site and can be seen better at this hyperlink: Cedar Cove Map PDF. Warning: Don't study the red legend too carefully, there are spoilers there. In fact, maybe I should just tell you a few locations critical to the story. is Olivia Lockhart’s house. is Grace Sherman’s house. is the home of Zack and Rosie Cox, and is the bed and breakfast/home of Peggy and Bob Beldon. If you just click on the pic instead of the hyperlink, it should take you t
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Glenda
May 31, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A light easy book to read. Four stars only due to the fact that it was a little too much on the "romance novel" side for me. Good to read after a long involved read.
Tammie
After finishing 16 Lighthouse Road I had put this series on hold for a while because I wasn't sure if I would ever want to revisit it. But a few days ago when I was between books I was feeling the need for something that was completely an escapist read, especially since I've got a Sanderson book going on audio right now. I saw these on my Kindle so I decided to give the series another try and I ended up completely engrossed this time.

Most of my same complaints about Macomber's writing are still
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Hayley
Well this is the second book from the Cedar Cove series and I must say this is a great series of books. I love the way that you aren't just tied up with one heroine/hero. You have several (just in case you aren't thrilled with one of their lives, turn the page and there's a new story line).

Starting off in the beginning, the book pretty much starts off where 16 Lighthouse Road left off. You have most of the same characters as well to follow from the previous novel. I loved the stories and intera
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Shell
Jun 16, 2011 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: chick-lit, series
This book reminds me of a reading soap opera. I read the first book, 16 Lighthouse Road and enjoyed it, but I wanted to know more about Grace and her family which lead me to read this novel. I had hoped that things would be cleared up about Dan and why he left, (view spoiler)

Several story lines were continued & begun throughout this novel which keeps me curious, but the stories were not interesting enough t
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Suzanne
Jan 04, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: romance
This was an ok book, but there was so much still unresolved. In fact, looking at the major plot points, some of them progressed a little, but only one or two had any kind of closure. That's ok I guess, so that is what I rated the book :) 2.5 stars.
TL
Jan 13, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
Welcome back to Cedar Cove :) The gang's all here with a couple new additions... decisions of the heart aren't easy, and there a few unexpected surprises in store, not all of them happy. A couple things leave more questions than answers and a couple break your heart for the characters involved.

It's hard to not spoil the storylines by talking through them... you want everyone to be happy and carefree but life isn't always that way. I continued to root for them, groaning at a couple things certain
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Typicalkiki
Mar 18, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: for-fun
I read this book because I read the first one in the series and was left hanging wondering about Dan's disappearance. I will read the next one in the series too, because this one leaves you hanging as well.
I'm seeing a trend in these books that will probably make me stop reading after the next if it continues.
What really bothers me is Macomber's portrayal of all the female characters. It seems like every single female fights with herself over feelings for men and pushes men away, and they all ap
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M J
Jul 08, 2008 rated it it was ok
I picked up this book after reading The Shop on Blossom Street, to see if I just really liked the author or just that series. It really wasn't my type of book. While there were somewhat interesting plots, I had a really hard time keeping track of the characters and their involvement in the stories. Most of the stories reminded me of Lifetime movies and soap operas. I can handle that type of story if there's something else keeping me involved, but this didn't really have that for me. I don't plan ...more
Obsidian
I thought about giving this one 4 stars, but the mess with Zack and Rosie made me drop it one. Sorry, bickering couples are not my favorite thing to read about in romance novels. Another reason why I gave this one 3 stars, is that this one reads a bit like filler since you don't find out the resolution with a lot of things in this one until book #3, "311 Pelican Court".

One thing you can say about these books is that there is not a lack of characters. In "204 Rosewood Lane" we turn to Grace Sher
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Sarah Smith
204 ROSEWOOD LANE, the second novel included in the Cedar Cove series, is the second novel that I have read by Debbie Macomber. After reading the first novel included in this series, 16 LIGHTHOUSE ROAD, only a few days ago, I knew that I had to continue the series. Debbie Macomber creatively fashioned some rather strange circumstances throughout the lives of some Cedar Cove residents throughout the course of 16 LIGHTHOUSE ROAD, and she purposely chose not to answer and/or resolve them by the end ...more
Puiu Mirela
"Speranțe renăscute" este o carte caldă, uşoară, o carte ce te transpune în mijlocul unor evenimente mai puțin plăcute dar care te face să îți pui câteva întrebări esențiale. Sunt prezentate mai multe poveşti de viaţă, reîntâlnim personaje din primul volum, facem cunoştință cu noi personaje dar ideea de bază este aceeaşi: nu poți să ştii ce îți aduce ziua de mâine, nimic nu este ceea ce pare dar nici întâmplător.
Este o carte despre noi înşine, despre familie, despre decizii, despre speranță şi
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Kristal McKerrington
This book gives you so much from the beginning. It got a lot more suspense in this edition of her series with two mysteries that falls over Cedar Cove.
Stormi (BMReviewsohmy)
Debbie Macomber is one of my favorite contemporary romance authors. Her romances are sweet and homey and when I need a good escape from other genres I read, her books are my good to books. I just recently got into her Cedar Cove series as you can tell since this is only the second one. I watched the first season of the show on Hallmark and it just made me want to read the books even more.

The Cedar Cove books are not just about romance but about family and life in a small town. It’s a place were
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Tina
Feb 09, 2008 rated it liked it
Life trundles on in the small town of Cedar Cove in Washington State.

Olivia's husband Stan, who divorced her 16 years ago, is now having martial problems and wants Olivia back. Zach and Rose Cox are having marital problems. He's tired of he incessant volunteerism which he feels is making her neglect the family. She thinks he's having an affair with his assistant. MaryEllen Sherman has a one night stand with a guy who is obviously smitten with her, bit she has trust issues. And her mother, Grace
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Brandy *Ahviel*
Nov 03, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Booklover
Wonderful Emotional read,its a keeper for me.This book showed up how relationships goes on rocky patch cause of insecurities,anger,bitterness,resentment,lack of faith,lack of acknowlegment,appreciation and communication and finally it breaks

Eric-Shelly and Justine-Seth manage to get their HEA,really did not want divorce to happen between Zach-Rosie but it happened eager to see how they realise their mistakes and accept their faults in break up of their marriage

Olivia i hope she does'nt goes back
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Terri Lynn
Aug 11, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: fiction
I didn't like this as much as the first book in the series. This has become pure drivel, soap opera, chick lit fodder. Apparently nothing goes on in the town that is worthwhile except for all the women trying to hook men and get knocked up. Even menopausal women like Olivia who is a judge with a law degree is whining about Jack the editor not calling her and honestly, it is just like a bunch of silly high school girls. Nothing of interest happens in the town. Olivia's daughter Justine marries a ...more
Kasey
Oct 25, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: um, no
Recommended to Kasey by: series
I've read the first book in this series and always like to see how things continue on for the characters. There were several storylines flowing at the same time and little reference to two main characters from the first book. But ultimately, I felt like maybe the author hadn't decided yet which way she wanted things to go and thus basically left every single character hanging.....why not just write a big TO BE VERY MUCH CONTINUED at the end. Aargh. Yes, I'll be reading the next book but I was ve ...more
Kim Ambler
Apr 26, 2014 rated it liked it
I'm a fan of chick lit, but this is more of a romance, which really isn't a favorite genre for me. I didn't like this book as much as the first one in the series, but I liked it well enough. I got hooked on the show last year when I started watching it with my daughter, and I'm definitely invested in the characters at this point. I'm intrigued enough to want to know what happens next. So I'll keep reading the series. It's entertaining. Good beach material.
Songül
Oct 29, 2016 rated it it was ok
Serinin kalan elimdeki son 2 kitabını çookkkkkk sonra okurum diyerek bayrak kaldırıyorum:) Dullar kasabası desem yalan olmaz herhalde , mutlu olanlar bile bu sinerjiden etkilenip boşanmaya ya da ayrılmaya karar veriyor
Oliviana Georgescu
Aug 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
O încântătoare carte care surprinde în paginile ei viața într-un mic orășel american de pe malul Atlanticului, Cedar Cove. Toate poveștile cuprinse în carte sunt adevărate felii de viață, cu bune și cu rele, cu realizări și eșecuri, cu speranțe și incertitudini, și cu multă iubire. Fiecare dintre noi se poate regăsi la un moment dat într-una sau în alta din situațiile descrise în carte, cu atât mai mult cu cât personajele au vârste diferite, între cei foarte tineri, la început de drum, până la c ...more
Stormi (BMReviewsohmy)
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
My second time reading this because it was a long time ago when I read it and since I never finished the series I decided I want too. Sometimes I just need to read some fluff and this feels the bill. :)
Lucy
Absolutely love this series! Will continue to the next book in line, can't get enough of this. Beautifully written and got me curious to know what's coming next.
Kristen Jane
Mar 06, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-college
Classic Macomber. I loved the plot elements that were both concluded and introduced, the strong characters, and the development of the series. I’m looking forward to reading the next one!
Drebbles
Dec 30, 2009 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2006
Picking up several of the loose threads left at the end of "16 Lighthouse Road", "204 Rosewood Lane" is the second book in Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove series. The book focuses mostly on Grace Sherman as she copes with the disappearance of her husband Dan and finally learns what happened to him. The book also deals with Grace's best friend, Olivia, and her ongoing romance with newspaperman Jack Griffin, plus some surprising news from her ex-husband, Stan, and distressing news about her mother, C ...more
Jeanine
Apr 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is the 2nd book in the Cedar Cove series If you are just starting the series, it's easy to tell the order of the books. Each title is an address, & the first number tells you which book it is. The first book is 16 Lighthouse Road, & this book is 204 Rosewood Lane. So you can see they start with the numbers 1 & 2. The title of the next book will start with a 3, and so on.
I loved this book even more than the first book. I am familiar with almost all the characters & couldn't w
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Jennifer C
Jan 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013-read
This is the second installment of the Cedar Cove series and I felt like I came back home when I started reading this book. We get further indepth look at the lives of Grace, her daughter Maryellen and the Cox family. We hear more about Olivia and her family in this book including a health scare with Charlotte that actually worried me even. I didn’t want to see anything happen to this spunky older woman. I feel a kinship with these townspeople. I want to know what is happening in their lives.

Ms.
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