By Robin Pilcher

ISBN-10: 0751523895

ISBN-13: 9780751523898

For 6 dreadful months, David Corstorphine has attempted to come back to phrases together with his younger wife's dying, whereas taking care of his 3 motherless childrens. attempt as he might, David is not able to come back to paintings, and his in basic terms type of solace comes from operating within the backyard of his parents' property within the Scottish countryside.

Dispatched all of sudden to long island, David's family members hopes that the impromptu work trip may also help him come again on his ft. however the trip proves either disastrous and heartening. David reveals himself settling in with ease one of the strangers of a seashore new york city, and takes a role as a gardener. however it is the folks he meets, the ache he confronts, and the enjoyment he's capable of once more adventure that turn out to be magically transformative-- and as David learns to just accept his huge, immense loss, he's in a position to open his middle to like once more.

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If it happened, it happened. And if it didn’t? He figured he’d cross that bridge when he came to it. He was willing to wait until he met the right person, someone who not only brought joy back into his life, but who loved his kids as much as he did. He recognized, however, that in this town, the odds of finding that person were tiny. Southport was too small. Nearly everyone he knew was either married or retired or attending one of the local schools. There weren’t a lot of single women around, let alone women who wanted a package deal, kids included.

I’d also like to thank my children—Miles, Ryan, Landon, Lexie, and Savannah. Miles is off in college, my youngest are in the third grade, and watching all of them grow is always a source of joy. My agent, Theresa Park, always deserves my thanks for all she does to help me write the best novel I possibly can. I’m lucky to work with you. Ditto for Jamie Raab, my editor. She’s taught me much about writing, and I’m thankful for her presence in my life. Denise DiNovi, my Hollywood friend and producer of a number of my films, has been a source of joy and friendship over the years.

Yup,” Kristen said. ” “Sounds like a good idea,” Alex said. “Maybe we can all go to the park later? ” “I don’t want to swing. Vanessa does. ” He stood again. Scratch going to the park, he thought. Lost in her own world, Kristen began to undress the doll again. Alex checked on Josh in the monitor just as a teenager entered the store, wearing nothing but board shorts. He handed over a wad of cash. “For the pump at the dock,” he said before dashing out again. Alex rang him up and set the pump as Katie walked to the register.

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