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The Beach House

Known for her moving characters and emotional honesty, Mary Alice Monroe brings readers a beautifully rendered story that explores the fragile yet enduring bond between mothers and daughters.

Caretta Rutledge thought she’d left her Southern roots and troubled family far behind. But an unusual request from her mother—coming just as her own life is spinning out of control—has Cara heading back to the scenic Lowcountry of her childhood summers. Before long, the rhythms of the island open her heart in wonderful ways as she repairs the family beach house, becomes a bona fide “turtle lady” and renews old acquaintances long thought lost. But it is in reconnecting with her mother that she will learn life’s most precious lessons—true love involves sacrifice, family is forever and the mistakes of the past can be forgiven.

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Anonymous says:

A wonderful story As someone from the North I had no knowledge of loggerhead turtles and their nesting habits . It was fascinating to learn about them. As a big fan of Mary Alice Monroe I recommend this book, as well as the subsequent Beach House Memories, and Swimming Lessons. The characters are believable, likeable, and interesting which quickly draws the reader into their lives. Once this book is finished , most will want to continue into the next book. My only critique is that 69 should not be…

Anonymous says:

Loved it

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