Claire Doheney, recovering from a serious illness, agrees to house-sit an oceanfront mansion on Chappaquiddick Island in Martha's Vineyard. The New York book editor hopes to find solace, strength, and sufficient calm to finish a biography of the iconoclastic psychotherapist Wilhelm Reich. The last thing she expects to find is love. Then she meets a mysterious man the locals call the Hermit. No one knows his real name or where he lives. To their mutual surprise, they discover that they share a passion for cooking.
"Wonderful writing & narration-four and a half star"
Join celebrated PBS TV host and best-selling New York Times author Steven Raichlen for a personal guided tour of Martha's Vineyard, including his favorite places to shop for the freshest seafood and best local produce. This original companion audio to Raichlen's debut novel, Island Apart, takes us right into Steven's kitchen as he brings the mouthwatering meals from his captivating love story to life. He'll tell the story behind his unforgettable characters and why he chose each of the distinctive dishes that appear in the novel.