The sequel to BEACH RENTAL Off-season at Emerald Isle ~ In-season for secrets of the heart Frannie Denman has been waiting for her life to begin. After several false starts, and a couple of broken hearts, she ends up back with her mother, with whom she doesn’t get along, until her elderly uncle gets sick and Frannie goes to Emerald Isle to help manage his affairs while he’s recovering. Her uncle’s oceanfront home, Captain’s Walk, is small and unpretentious, and even though Frannie isn’t a ‘beach person’ she decides Captain’s Walk in winter is a great place to hide from her troubles. But Frannie doesn’t realize that winter is short in Emerald Isle and the beauty of the ocean and seashore can help heal anyone’s heart, especially when her uncle’s handyman is the handsome Brian Donovan. Brian has troubles of his own. He sees himself and Frannie as two damaged people who aren’t likely to equal a happy ‘whole’ but he’s intrigued by this woman of contradictions. Frannie’s mother wants her back home and Brian wants to meet the real Frannie, but Frannie wants to move forward with her life. She needs questions answered. With the right information there’s a good chance Frannie will be able to not only change her life, but also have a change of heart.
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Grace Greene writes stories with love, suspense and inspiration. Her Emerald Isle, NC books include her debut novel, BEACH RENTAL, published in July 2011 which won the Booksellers Best in two categories: Best Traditional and Best First Book. BEACH RENTAL received a 4.5 star Top Pick rating by Romantic Times (RT Book Reviews). The sequel, BEACH WINDS, and a short story, BEACH TOWEL, and novella, BEACH CHRISTMAS, are currently available. "It's always a good time for a love story and a trip to the beach."
Grace's second novel, KINCAID'S HOPE, was published in January 2012 and was rated 4 stars by Romantic Times. KINCAID'S HOPE was the first of the Virginia Country Roads novels. "Follow a Virginia Country Road and take a trip to love, mystery and suspense with a dash of Southern Gothic." These novels, KINCAID'S HOPE, A STRANGER IN WYNNEDOWER, and CUB CREEK, are not sequels but share a common theme of mystery and suspense, and location - along a Virginia Country Road.
A Virginia native, Grace lives in central Virginia. She is currently working on a sequel to CUB CREEK and a beach novella. Contact Grace via her website, GraceGreene.com and while you're there, please sign up for her newsletter!
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Book Description Turquoise Morning Press, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111622372220