At sixty-something years old Angela Dunn has given up on finding much excitement in her life. She's got her half-blind dog, Gizmo, a crummy retail job, a tiny house, and no close friends or family to call on in her Kokomo, Indiana hometown. But when her brother, Tony, calls from Florida with a house-sitting offer, Angela has to gear up all her courage to accept. What about the bugs? The alligators? Her fear of hurricanes?
Sixty-ish Angela Dunn, the indomitable heroine of Egret Cove, proved that life - and love - can begin again at any age. Moving to Florida was supposed to have been a temporary solution while snowbird Angela figured out what to do with the next phase of her life. She's already in her sixties. She didn't intend to get involved with anyone romantically. And getting married? That was the last thing on her mind. She hadn't wanted to take a chance on handsome, charming Gilberto, but, somehow, it happened.
When 60-ish Angel Dunn left Indiana for the exotic world of south Florida in Egret Cove, she was a lonely aging snowbird with dreams of tropical adventure but no real hope of new passions. Then she met an invigorating group of new friends, got caught up in some gently wild adventures, and fell in love with a worldly Italian name Gilberto. Once married, she and Gilberto moved to the wilds of Hummingbird Ridge, West Virginia, where they started their married life by raising goats....