Mira Books, Paperback, 9780778312383, 512pp.
Publication Date: June 28, 2011
Former socialite Tracy Deloche has nothing to her name but five ramshackle beach cottages and the unlikely friendships she's formed with her tenants. Wanda, wise waitress turned popular pie-shop owner. Janya, the young Indian wife whose arranged marriage surprises her every day. Alice, a widow raising her complex tween-age granddaughter. And Maggie, Wanda's daughter, a former Miami cop with a love life as complicated as Tracy's own.
The new man in Tracy's life hasn't mentioned love or commitmentand Tracy has just discovered she's pregnant. Janya longs to be a motherand suddenly has two young siblings in her care. Maggie helps out at Wanda's Wonderful Piesbut is the kitchen big enough for both Gray women? And Alice may lose her beloved granddaughter to someone no one expected.
As a tropical storm brews, the wind carries surprises and secrets over the bridge to Happiness Key. Now, more than ever, five friends will discover just how much they need one another.
About the Author
Emilie Richards s many novels feature complex characterizations and in-depth explorations of social issues, a result of her training and experience as a family counselor, which contribute to her fascination with relationships of all kinds. Emilie, a mother of four, lives with her husband in northern Virginia, where she is currently working on her next novel for MIRA Books.