Beach House Memories - Beach House, Bk 3 Author:Mary Alice Monroe Autumn brings haunting beauty to the sun-soaked dunes on Isle of Palms, where Lovie Rutledge lives in her beloved Primrose Cottage. As seasons change, Lovie remembers one special summer... — In 1974, America is changing, but Charleston remains eternally the same. When Lovie married aristocratic businessman Stratton Rutledge, she turned over her f... more »ortune and fate to his control. But she refused to relinquish one thing: her family's old seaside cottage. Precious summers with her children are Lovie's refuge from social expectations and her husband’s philandering. Here, she is the "Turtle Lady," tending the loggerhead turtles that lay eggs in the warm night sand and then slip back into the sea.
In the summer of ’74, biologist Russell Bennett visits to research the loggerheads. Their shared interest soon blooms into a passionate, profound love -- forcing Lovie to face an agonizing decision. Stratton’s influence is far-reaching, and if she dares to dream beyond a summer affair, she risks losing her reputation, her wealth, even her children.
This emotional tale of a strong woman torn between duty and desire, between tradition and change, is an empowering journey through the seasons of self-discovery. Until this autumn, this time of winds and tides, of holding on and letting go...« less
ISBN-13: 9781439171011 ISBN-10: 1439171017 Publication Date: 4/24/2018 Pages:496 Edition:Media Tie In Rating: