While renowned designer Margaux Sullivan was presenting her highly praised collection during New York City's Fashion Week, her husband was cleaning out their bank account. A week after he disappeared, the bank foreclosed on Margaux's apartment and business.
Suddenly broke, betrayed, and humiliated, Margaux has nowhere else to turn to but home: the small coastal town of Crescent Cove, Connecticut, where she once knew love, joy, and family before she put them behind her on the climb to fame. When she's stopped for speeding by local interim police chief Nick Prescott, Margaux barely remembers the "townie" boy who worshipped her from afar every summer. But Nick is all grown up now, a college professor who gave up his career to care for his orphaned nephew, Connor. Though still vulnerable, Margaux is soon rediscovering the beauty of the shore through young Connor's eyes...and, thanks to Nick, finding a forgotten place in her heart that wants to love again.
But as she continues to work on a bold new line that will get her back into the game, Margaux realizes that soon she will have to make the most important, most difficult decision of her life....
©2012 Shelley Freydont (P)2015 HarperCollins Publishers
This is a great read. The narrator great !!!! Very entertaining I would get to the point I could not get back soon enough to see what was happening. A very sweet love story and what life is all about 😊
This was the first novel I ever read by Ms. Noble but I probably won't read any more. I found the writing mediocre, at best and boring at worst. The story was tired and predictable. I found Margot to be very selfish. She didn't even realize that she used the fine folks of Crescent Cove to make her comeback in the design world and then deserted them. Don't waste your time with Shelley Noble. Read something by Barbara O'Neal/Samuel instead of you want some quality writing.
I loved the interaction with Connor and Margeaux. But needs to take a few anger management and "letting go of control" classes. He was a jerk about Margeaux's dreams. How very selfish!
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