That Camden Summer Author:LaVyrle Spencer The time is 1916 and the setting is the beautiful and quaint New England town of Camden, Maine. Roberta Jewett attempts to rebuild her life after a painful divorce from her philandering husband and by moving her three adolescent daughters from Boston to her hometown of Camden. A woman clearly ahead of her time, Roberta shocks neighbo... more »rs in her small town by obtaining a full-time job to support her family, and she even has the audacity to purchase an automobile! But can her fiery spirit fight off nasty town gossip and the vicious sexual overtures of her brother-in-law?
Lifelong Camden resident Gabrial Farley is a widower and father who struggles to connect with his own daughter, for his sense of loss is so great that he has shut out the entire world. Can anyone fill the void left in this stubborn man's heart by the death of his beloved wife?
From the very first meeting between Roberta and Gabriel, sparks fly. But their growing feelings for each other must withstand painful memories, family secrets, and even the sexual assault that Roberta endures. The chemistry between these two lonely people proves that the heart has a mind of its own.« less