Down by the River - Grace Valley, Bk 3 Author:Robyn Carr Grace Valley, California -- where you're never far from home . . . — In the peaceful town of Grace Valley, neighbors are like family -- and just as meddlesome, too. — June Hudson is the town's doctor, a caring, capable woman who now has a bit of explaining to do. People are beginning to notice the bloom in her cheeks -- and ... more »the swell of her belly. Happily, DEA agent Jim Post is back in June's arms for good, newly retired from undercover work and ready for new beginnings here in Grace Valley.
Expecting the unexpected is a way of life in Grace Valley, and the community is overflowing with gossip right now. Who is the secret paramour June's aunt Myrna is hiding? Does the town's pokerplaying pastor have too many aces up his sleeve?
But when dangers, from man and nature, rise up with a vengeance to threaten June and the town, this community pulls together and shows what it's made of. And Jim discovers the true meaning of happiness here in Grace Valley: there really is no place like home.« less
3rd in the trilogy and really all 3 need to be read in order or this one will probably not be all that special. This trilogy is similar to the Mitford series by Karon in that it's set in a small town and a LOT of other characters are introduced. In this one June is preggers and Jim is all set to tie the knot but June gets cold feet and this drags on a bit :-) and of course if you've read the first 2 books you know there's more drama going on and some new characters introduced.
She tied this series up as a trilogy but in Virgin River(new series) she has a brief scene or two with the 3 doctors(June, her dad, and John, the ob/gyn - think the kids/spouses are in this one a teeny bit too) and in some of the other Virgin River books you get to see more of John when the midwife in that series needs help.
I always look forward to Robyn Carr's books. She is able to give life to everyday people who are special. Nice to go to Grace Valley for a few hours and read about her characters. Colorful and well written.