And a bit of summertime sadness. A novel that welcomes you, as much as it may break your heart. That is, until an unforgettable group of beach friends draws her in like a breath of salt air. Sal deluca heard the words in a dream: Take me to the sea. But all is not at ease in the gentle sea breeze as a dark secret turns the tide for the Stony Point crew.
Beach Blues #ad - Beach blues is a novel bringing you right to its secluded fishing shack and weathered boardwalk, to its wooden rowboat and lantern-lit porches. She arrives with her guitar, a few staging jobs. And so begins a sweet seaside summer.
The Denim Blue SeaJoanne DeMaio #ad - Suddenly this safe haven on the tranquil Connecticut shoreline churns with emotional turmoil, threatening even the beach wedding just days before it is to happen. Yet like a silver cap on a breaking wave, love and friendship wash ashore with hope, ever shimmering, in The Denim Blue Sea. But his legacy was not.
When maris discovers Neil's long-lost journal, its passages reveal a heartbreaking secret. Cures what ails you, neil, " one of the friends, always said long before his life was sadly claimed. Can truths be found within its timeworn pages? can this leather-bound journal unite the friends as their lives begin to fray? A bittersweet family reunion, a surprising encounter from a devastating accident, a shocking confession leaving one marriage shattered--all will test the once close-knit circle.
The Denim Blue Sea #ad - Guests arrive early, turning keys in charming cottage doors to begin their New England summer escape. New york times bestselling author joanne DeMaio returns to seaside Stony Point in this novel filled with beach friends, love, and the enchantment of a sandy boardwalk winding along the shore. During two august weeks, denim designer Maris Carrington and coastal architect Jason Barlow prepare for their much-anticipated wedding.
The wedding is a reason for old friends to gather again; to meet in their shabby beach hangout and get the jukebox cranking; to walk that weathered boardwalk beneath a starry sky; to breathe the sweet salt air.
Beach BreezeJoanne DeMaio #ad - From the new york times bestselling author of Beach Blues comes a novel of summers you never forget and friendships that never fade. After a heartbreaking summer on the Connecticut shore, a group of beach friends is as adrift as an unmoored rowboat. Gathering over an intimate meal in a coastal diner, the friends make a solemn pact to lean on each other and not make any more rash decisions.
Which is all well and good, commitments, until each friend wavers--testing relationships, and especially love in the little beach community of Stony Point. But can the magic of the weathered boardwalk, beach breeze is a book that leaves echoes of summer's sweetness and sadness, and sweet salt air cure what ails them?Like a swaying seashell wind chime, whispering lagoon grasses, long after the last page is turned.
Beach Breeze #ad - . When a dismayed jason barlow drives as far away from the sea as he can, leaving behind his wife, as well as their stately cottage on the bluff, Maris, that news hits like a sudden wave.
The Beach InnJoanne DeMaio #ad - In an effort to save the inn and convince its cherished owner to stay, the friends band together to stage an inn-tervention, shaking up their own lives in the process. A new season of love, adventure, and heart-healing awaits in the quaint seaside village of Stony Point. Nestled among hydrangeas and swaying dune grasses, this seaside haven would welcome guests on the Connecticut shore.
From the new york times bestselling author of Beach Breeze comes a novel as sweet as the salt air by the sea. It was going to be exquisite: a rambling, shingled New England cottage converted into a grand beach inn. Except the little beach town of Stony Point is no longer feeling like a haven to its residents.
The Beach Inn #ad - So pull up a sand chair and book your stay for a page-turning getaway in The Beach Inn. Residents including a brooding jason Barlow, the esteemed architect in charge of the inn's renovation--until a stubborn, grief-induced For Sale sign puts an end to that. But with a little help from the beach friends, anything is possible.
Beach BlissJoanne DeMaio #ad - As the temperature rises beneath the summer sun, so do the antics and good-natured fun. Join jason barlow, maris, kyle, Elsa and the rest of the gang for another unforgettable season at the shore. For a summer read that's purely Beach Bliss. Until a new arrival in this little New England beach town sets forth a competition like no other.
Beach Bliss #ad - The sound of gulls and lapping waves are calling you to the page. Have a seaside seat with the beach friends in this irresistible novel from New York Times bestselling author Joanne DeMaio. Blue skies and smooth seas return to the coastal community of Stony Point.
Blue Jeans and Coffee BeansJoanne DeMaio #ad - New york times bestsellerescape to stony Point, cuff your jeans and walk along the water's edge in this nostalgic story bringing old friends, and their lives, back to the sea. After years of pursuing a denim design career, Maris Carrington never imagined trading her Chicago studio for a New England shingled cottage.
But can maris ever really go back? can these beach friends ever be who they were to each other all those summers ago? Now one of her circle is dead; another unemployed and struggling in a tenuous marriage; another regretting a fateful decision; while one is missing a mother, ever seeking a connection she longs for.
Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans #ad - To the backdrop of seaside cottages and a boarded-up beach hangout, to the soundtrack of whispering lagoon grasses and a vintage jukebox, Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans asks if we can really design our own lives, or if our fate lies somewhere in the stars. One of uncovering family secrets while settling her father's estate, one of inheriting a forlorn German shepherd, one of reconnecting with old friends on a weathered boardwalk, beneath starlit skies on a beach nestled in a crook of the Connecticut coast.
Her design career had become a shell, curving around her like the intricate whorls of a conch, shielding her until now. But a forgotten home movie tucked inside a dusty attic box leads to an unexpected summer.
Castaway CottageJoanne DeMaio #ad - It's a saying jason Barlow returns to as an architect designing New England beach homes. It's the sole survivor--something Jason can relate to--as surrounding cottages washed out to sea in long-ago hurricanes. The owners aren't budging, though, keeping Jason's proposed renovation at bay. But with some help from the beach friends, the tide turns for Jason's new venture.
The latest cottage story he hopes to tell rises from the Stony Point sand: the last-standing cottage on the beach. And secrets don't stay buried in this little Connecticut beach town; they wash ashore or get dug up from the sand. Castaway cottage reunites the beloved Stony Point crew for a surprising summer by the sea, one that will leave you wanting more with the friends by the shore.
Castaway Cottage #ad - Problem is, that weathered cottage on the beach? It holds secrets darker than its gray seaworn shingles. From new york times bestselling author Joanne DeMaio comes a novel that knocks on a shabby cottage door, opening to an unforgettable summer. Every cottage tells a story.
Night BeachJoanne DeMaio #ad - Night Beach #ad - Paper lanterns and tiki torches glimmered in the twilight evening. From the new york times bestselling author of Castaway Cottage comes a novel as captivating as the moonlit sea. Everything was in place for the perfect beachside gathering. A rowboat draped with roses and vines waited in the wings. And the residents of stony Point must tread the darker water Shane brings to their Night Beach.
Love floated on the salt air. Until the arrival of a mysterious guest named Shane Bradford, a lobsterman with a tangled past in this little New England beach town. Like a sudden sea breeze, the special evening quickly turns. Lace-wrapped jars hung from white chairs on the sand.
Little Beach BungalowJoanne DeMaio #ad - From the new york times bestselling author of Night Beach comes a novel as alluring as a weathered cottage by the sea. The cottage is nestled along winding Sea View Road, set back from the sandy street. As shane bradford settles into the New England beach town of Stony Point, he unloads more than boxes and duffels.
Little Beach Bungalow #ad - A sign propped in the front window says: For Rent. Well, the cottage was For Rent. With his arrival, and entwined histories, he unpacks secrets, among his circle of beach friends. Surrounded by swaying dune grass, it's a shabby little beach bungalow with an open back porch overlooking a sparkling Long Island Sound.
Old loves surface. New ones emerge, too. Little beach bungalow follows Shane's simmering summer days back on the Connecticut shore, and much is in store. Until one particular lobsterman booked a summer stay there.
Whole Latte LifeJoanne DeMaio #ad - For rachel, a little beach cottage will do, where sea breezes and salt water might inspire her sketches. Sara beth dreams of opening an antique shop in quaint Addison, Connecticut. Sharing wishes and cups of coffee, they've stitched pieces of their lives together like a soft patchwork quilt of friendship they thought they'd hold close forever.
But while celebrating their birthdays one weekend in Manhattan, Sara Beth makes a life-altering decision. A heartfelt story of secrets and second chances from the New York Times bestselling author of Blue Jeans and Coffee Beans. Sara beth and rachel have been wishing on stars for as long as they've been friends.
Whole Latte Life #ad - Excusing herself to use the ladies' Room during lunch, she disappears, slipping the waiter a note to pass along, asking Rachel to cover for her. Sara beth's escape begins a summer of change--of herself, of her marriage, of the lives of those around her back home in Addison. Most unexpectedly, it brings a solitary Mounted Police Officer into Rachel's life, one who gladly shows Rachel that it isn't always stars that deliver our wishes.
True BlendJoanne DeMaio #ad - True Blend #ad - Until she's in the wrong place at the wrong time. Just like George Carbone. From new york times bestselling author Joanne DeMaio comes a riveting love story set in a quaint New England town. An old farmhouse, winding country lanes, red barns and wishing fountains. But an unexpected twist in this secret-filled small town could change everything.
All are the backdrop to Amy Trewist's simple days in Addison, Connecticut. When he crosses paths with Amy that fateful morning, their two summers blend. As george and amy come to lean on each other, their broken hearts begin to heal.