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Folly Beach, South Carolina, has survived despite hurricanes and war. But it's the personal battles of Folly Beach's residents that have left the most scars, and why a young widow has been beckoned there to heal her own...
To most people, Folly Beach is simply the last barrier island before reaching the great Atlantic. To some, it's a sanctuary for lost souls, which is why Emmy Hamilton's mother encourages her to buy the local book store, Folly's Finds, hoping it will distract Emmy from the loss of her husband.
Emmy is at first resistant. So much has already changed. But after finding love letters and an image of a beautiful bottle tree in a box of used books from Folly's Finds, she decides to take the plunge. But the seller insists on one condition: Emmy must allow Lulu, the late owner's difficult sister, to continue selling her bottle trees from its back yard.
For the most part Emmy ignores Lulu as she sifts through the love letters, wanting to learn more. But the more she discovers about the letters, the more she understands Lulu. As details of a possible murder and a mysterious disappearance during WWII are revealed, the two women discover that circumstances beyond their control, sixty years apart, have brought them together, here on Folly Beach. And it is here that their war-ravaged hearts can find hope for a second chance...
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Janie Hamilton is a widow at age twenty-nine, having lost her husband in Afghanistan. Mired in grief, she s unable to move on until she comes across hidden love notes in a box of books purchased from the store Folly s Finds. Intrigued by what appears to be a clandestine love affair from the 1940 s, Janie is prompted to move to Folly Beach, South Carolina, where she purchases the local bookstore. There she finds more love notes between the unidentified couple and begins to try and dissect their story. Slowly, details about their past begin to emerge, and the secrets uncovered could have a devastating impact on the present. This NAL Accent title is by the author of The Memory of Water and The Girl on Legare Street.About the Author:
Karen White is the award-winning author of twelve previous books. She lives in Alpharetta, GA.
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Book Description Center Point Large Print, 2010. Library Binding. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111602857954
Book Description Center Point Pub, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1602857954