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ISBN10: 0312642709
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Sometimes, when you need a change in your life, the tide just happens to pull you in the right direction....Ellis, Julia, and Dorie. Best friends since Catholic grade school, they now find themselves, in their mid-thirties, at the crossroads of life and love. Ellis, recently fired from a job she gave everything to, is rudderless and now beginning to question the choices shes made over the past decade of her life. Julia—whose caustic wit covers up her wounds—has a man who loves her and is offering her the world, but she cant hide from how deeply insecure she feels about her looks, her brains, her life. And Dorie has just been shockingly betrayed by the man she loved and trusted the most in the world…though this is just the tip of the iceberg of her problems and secrets. A month in North Carolinas Outer Banks is just what each of them needs.

Ty Bazemore is their landlord, though hes hanging on to the rambling old beach house by a thin thread. After an inauspicious first meeting with Ellis, the two find themselves disturbingly attracted to one another, even as Ty is about to lose everything hes ever cared about. Maryn Shackleford is a stranger, and a woman on the run. Maryn needs just a few things in life: no questions, a good hiding place, and a new identity. Ellis, Julia, and Dorie can provide what Maryn wants; can they also provide what she needs? Five people questioning everything they ever thought they knew about life. Five people on a journey that will uncover their secrets and point them on the path to forgiveness. Five people who each need a sea change, and one month that might just give it to them.

"Mary Kay Andrews spins a beach blanket sizzler around three lifelong friends...This warm weather treat has a lot going for it, not least the sunny forecast that summer love can blossom into a four-season commitment." —Publishers Weekly

About the Author

MARY KAY ANDREWS is the New York Times bestselling author of The Fixer Upper, Deep Dish, Blue Christmas, Savannah Breeze, Hissy Fit, Little Bitty Lies, and Savannah Blues. A former journalist for The Atlanta Journal Constitution, she lives in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Janell, January 29, 2013 (view all comments by Janell)
Love Mary Kay Andrews! This story had the perfect blend of mystery, romance, light sex, well described (but not overwhelmingly) characters and scenes/scenery. You can always "feel" her characters! I read everything she writes, under both monikers!
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JanB, October 26, 2012 (view all comments by JanB)
Along with Janet Evanovich, Mary Kay Andrews is my go to author for adult brain candy books; light, fun reads with likable characters and a little bit of romance and mystery. The author is a southerner with a wonderful sense of humor that she injects into all her characters. Locations are always some real or fictional southern town. The main character will have just gotten out out a bad relationship, been left by her no good husband, dumped for another woman, or possibly found her future husband with her best friend right before the wedding. The characters are fun and funny and I would love to hang out with most of them or have them in my circle of friends. I enjoy being in their world. Summer Rental has all of this and more. A quick and very enjoyable read.
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Janell, August 6, 2012 (view all comments by Janell)
A wonderful summer read. This author gives vivid descriptions and carries the story with her characters' conversations. Just enough romance & mystery to keep you from putting the book down!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312642709
Author:
Andrews, Mary Kay
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Subject:
Literature-Contemporary Women
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20120508
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in

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