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While We Were Watching Downton Abbeyby Wendy Wax
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FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OFand#160;TEN BEACH ROADand#160;ANDand#160;OCEAN BEACH,and#160;A NEW NOVEL OF FOUR FRIENDSand#151;AND A SHARED PASSION THAT COULD CHANGE THEIR LIVES. and#160;
When the concierge of The Alexander, a historic Atlanta apartment building, invites his fellow residents to join him for weekly screenings ofand#160;Downton Abbey,and#160;four very different people find themselves connecting with the addictive drama, andand#151;even more unexpectedlyand#151;with each otherand#133;
Samantha Davis married young and for the wrong reason: the security of old Atlanta moneyand#151;for herself and for her orphaned brother and sister. She never expected her marriage to be complicated by love and compromised by a shattering family betrayal.
Claire Walker is now an empty nester and struggling author who left her home in the suburbs for the old world charm of The Alexander, and for a new and productive life. But she soon wonders if clinging to old dreams can be more destructive than having no dreams at all.
And then thereand#8217;s Brooke MacKenzie, a woman in constant battle with her faithless ex-husband. Sheand#8217;s just starting to realize that itand#8217;s time to take a deep breath and come to terms with the fact that her life is not the fairy tale she thought it would be.
For Samantha, Claire, Brookeand#151;and Edward, who arranges the weekly gatheringsand#151;it will be a season of surprises as they forge a bond that will sustain them through some of lifeand#8217;s hardest momentsand#151;all of it reflected in the unfolding drama, comedy, and convergent lives ofand#160;Downton Abbey.
"If you're a sucker for plucky women who rise to the occasion," (USA Today) then the latest from the author of Ocean Beach is just for you...
Samanthas marriage has been complicated by love and compromised by a shattering family betrayal. Claire, an empty nester and struggling author, is wondering if clinging to old dreams can be more destructive than not having any dreams at all. And after countless battles with her faithless ex-husband, Brooke is coming to terms with the fact that her life is not the fairy tale she thought it would be.
But when Edward, the concierge of their historic Atlanta apartment building, invites them for weekly screenings of an addictive television show, the four of them embark on a season of surprises as they forge a bond that will sustain them through lifes hardest moments—all of it reflected in the unfolding drama, comedy, and convergent lives of Downton Abbey.
About the Author
Wendy Wax, a former broadcaster, is the author of nine novels. The mother of two college-age sons, she lives in the Atlanta suburbs with her husband and is doing her best to adjust to the quiet of her recently emptied nest.and#160;
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