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The Summer Wind - Mary Alice Monroe
The Summer Wind
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The Summer Wind is the second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the New York Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a poignant and heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined to help them rediscover their southern roots and... show more
The Summer Wind is the second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the New York Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a poignant and heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined to help them rediscover their southern roots and family bonds.It’s midsummer and Eudora, nicknamed Dora, is staying at Sea Breeze, the family’s ancestral home on Sullivan’s Island. For years, Dora has played the role of the perfect wife and mother in a loveless marriage. Now her husband filed for divorce, her child is diagnosed with autism, and her house is on the market. Dora’s facade collapses under the weight of her grief and she suffers “broken heart syndrome.” Mamaw and the girls rally around Dora—but it’s up to Dora to heal herself as she spends the summer prowling the beach, discovering the secrets of the island and her heart. This is a summer of discovery for all the women of Sea Breeze. Carson returns from Florida to face life-changing decisions, Lucille confronts a health scare, and an unexpected visitor has Harper reconsidering her life’s direction. When tropical storm winds batter the island, the women must band together and weather the tempest—both the one outside their windows and the raging sea of emotions within each of them. They must learn again what it means to be a sister. It is up to Mamaw to keep the light burning at Sea Breeze to guide the girls through the lies, the threats, and the rocky waters of indecision to home.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781476709017 (1476709017)
ASIN: 1476709017
Publisher: Gallery Books
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Lowcountry Summer (#2)
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Lagniappe Literature
Lagniappe Literature rated it
3.5 The Summer Wind by Mary Alice Monroe
Read from July 29 to August 08, 2014 — I own a copy The Summer Wind is the second book in the Lowcountry Summer series. I enjoyed this book and would categorize it as one of those books one reads on a lazy, summer day. (In a hammock. There should be a hammock involved!) It is the perfect beach rea...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
4.0 The Summer Wind
The Summer Wind is the second book in the Lowcountry Summer trilogy. The first novel in this trilogy was The Summer Girls.This novel continues the tale of three half sisters, Dora, Carson, and Harper. This novel focuses more on Dora though we do get some points of view from Carson and Harper. Dora i...
JDCMustReadBooks
JDCMustReadBooks rated it
5.0 The Summer Wind (Low Country #2)
By Mary Alice Monroe ISBN-13: 9781476709017 Publisher: Gallery Books Publication date: 6/17/2014 Pages: 384 Format: Other My Rating: 5 Stars A special thanks to Gallery, Threshold, Pocket Books and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. THE SUMMER WIND is beautifully written a...
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