The Summer Hideaway
Publication Date: March 2010
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Susan Wiggs made her way into listeners' hearts with stories of every woman's hopes and dreams. Now she returns with a touching tale of secrets and sacrifice, loss and redemption and a love too powerful to be denied.
Never get attached Private nurse and protected witness Claire Turner lives by this motto. Fleeing a treacherous past, she knows no other way.
Never give up In the twilight of his life, George Bellamy makes it his final wish to reconcile with an estranged brother. He and Claire journey to Willow Lake where it all went wrong for him fifty years ago.
Never let go George's grandson Ross is ruled by a fierce devotion to family and a deep mistrust of the mysterious Claire yet sparks fly whenever she's near. In the face of wrenching loss, amid the enchantment of Willow Lake, Ross and Claire dare to risk everything for love.
Wiggs's talent is reflected in her thoroughly believable characters as well as the way she recognizes the importance of family by blood or other ties. Highly recommended. "Library Journal"
Joyce Bean is an accomplished audiobook narrator and director. In addition to being an "AudioFile" Earphones Award winner, she has been nominated multiple times for a prestigious Audie Award, including for "Good-bye and Amen" by Beth Gutcheon.