The acclaimed author of Firefly Beach and other New York Times bestsellers, Luanne Rice returns to the Connecticut beach town at the center of many of her beloved novels with a spellbinding story of a love lost -- and saved -- by the power of what was always meant to be...
Schoolteacher Rumer Larkin never felt the need to st...more
During their senior year in college, Zeb made arrangements to meet Rumor in the forest surrounding their properties and she never showed up. Zeb planned on finally making love to Rumor that night and was disappointed in her. He didn't know that Rumor's sister, Elizabeth was jealous of th ...more
All the while feeling sorry for Rumor and hating how forgiving she was. I kept waiting for the time of 'true blue redemption. But beware readers, as the novel sets up for this, it fails to deliver. What Zeb did was irredeemable, and so was his way of making amends, it was so weak. Elisabeth will be hated for all time, she doesn't have an inkling of decency and I really don't care about her. But what kind of epilogue was that? It seems the author was ...more
Poor Rumer and poor Michael... they both deserved better (well M got the better end)
The hero is a lousy husband, terrible friend, and an awful father... he is not even handsome XD.... please someone tell me what was so good about him?
Eli was a BITCH, another... terrible sister, awful mother, and not even a friend XD, those two deserved each other that's why they married and they should have stayed miserably married.
Why Rice, why would this woman who was betrayed, was left b ...more
“You fall in love with the girl next door but married her sister.”
Once again, Luanne Rice had captured my heart. I can rely to Rice whenever my nature-side's kicking and my love for romance is jumping. She's stringing words, simple, beautiful words, creating one amazing book.
This book is about two people, childhood best friends. I have always find best friends falling in love a cute and touching story. After all those time, one of them maybe torn between her/his true feelings and preserving ...more
I love all of the authors other books and don't recall having read this, nor had I ever left a review so am reading it.
Starts out at Hubbard Point where Elizabeth and Rumor are raised on the water by their parents. The mother dies and the father continues strongly on with the task.
Rumor likes the boy next door Zeb and we learn of the escapades they go through over the years that draw them closer. Elizabeth ends up marrying him and they all move out to the west coast and h ...more
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but married her sister.”