The Beach Trees

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Berkley #ad - Monica guidry paints a vivid picture of her Southern family through stories, but never says why or how she lost contact with them. The portrait, of an old Guidry relative, was done by her great-grandfather—and unlocks a surprising family history. Includes a readers guide and an excerpt of dreams of falling.

From the new york times bestselling author of the tradd Street novels comes the story of one woman’s journey into a secret past—and a life she never expected on the ravaged coast of Biloxi, Mississippi. Working at an auction house in new York, Julie Holt meets a struggling artist and single mother who reminds her very much of her missing younger sister.

The Beach Trees #ad - Taking him to biloxi, mississippi, to meet the family he’s never known, Julie discovers a connection of her own. And she has another secret: a heart condition that will soon take her life. Feeling as if she’s lost her sister a second time, Julie inherits from Monica an antique portrait—as well as custody of her young son.

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On Folly Beach

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Berkley #ad - As details of a possible murder and a mysterious disappearance during WWII are revealed, the two women discover that circumstances beyond their control have brought them together, here on Folly Beach. But the more she discovers about the letters, the more she understands Lulu. To most people, folly Beach is simply the last barrier island before reaching the great Atlantic.

But the seller has one condition that changes everything: Emmy must allow Lulu, the late owner’s difficult elderly sister, to continue selling her bottle trees from its back yard. When emmy hamilton’s mother encourages her to buy the local book store, Folly’s Finds, she hopes it will distract her daughter from the loss of her husband.

On Folly Beach #ad - And it is here that their war-ravaged hearts can find hope again…. For the most part emmy ignores Lulu as she sifts through the love letters she finds in a box of used books. From the new york times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels comes a story of old wounds and second chances, set in the small South Carolina town of Folly Beach.

To some, it’s a sanctuary for lost souls.

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A Long Time Gone New American Library

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Berkley #ad - Vivien knows there is now only one way to rediscover herself—by uncovering the secrets of her family and breaking the cycle of loss that has haunted them for generations. A violent storm has revealed the remains of a long-dead woman buried near the Walker home, not far from the cypress swamp that is soon to give up its ghosts.

Readers guide included. What she hopes to find is solace with her dear grandmother who raised her, a Walker woman with a knack for making everything all right. From the new york times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels comes an enthralling southern gothic saga about one woman's quest for the truth.

A Long Time Gone New American Library #ad - . But things will change again in ways Vivien cannot imagine. But in the spring, nine years to the day since she’d left, Vivien returns, fleeing from a broken marriage and her lost dreams for children. When vivien walker left her home in the Mississippi Delta, she swore never to go back. Instead vivien is forced into the unexpected role of caretaker, challenging her personal quest to find the girl she once was.

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Sea Change

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Berkley #ad - And her new home seems to hold as many mysteries and secrets as her new husband. There is much she doesn’t know about Matthew, including the mysterious circumstances surrounding his first wife’s death. Simons island off the coast of Georgia. But after the initial excitement, Ava is surprised to discover that true happiness continues to elude her.

Then she meets child psychologist Matthew Frazier, and thinks her days of loneliness are behind her. When newlywed ava Whalen follows her husband to his family home on St. Feeling adrift, ava throws herself into uncovering Matthew’s family history and that of the island, not realizing that she has a connection of her own to this place—or that her obsession with the past could very well destroy her future.

Sea Change #ad - After a whirlwind romance, they impulsively elope, and Ava moves to Matthew’s ancestral home on St. Simons island, she discovers a tangled web of dangerous secrets in this enthralling story from the New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels. For as long as she can remember, ava Whalen has struggled with a sense of not belonging, at thirty-four, and now, she still feels stymied by her family.

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The Lost Hours

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Berkley #ad - And now, too late, Piper finds she might have been wrong. In it are torn pages from a scrapbook, a charm necklace—and a newspaper article from 1939 about the body of an infant found floating in the Savannah River. The necklace’s charms tell the story of three friends during the 1930s— each charm added during the three months each friend had the necklace and recorded her life in the scrapbook.

Now a near fatal riding accident has shattered Piper’s dreams of Olympic glory. After her grandfather’s death, she inherits the house and all its secrets, including a key to a room that doesn’t exist—or does it? And after her grandmother is sent away to a nursing home, she remembers the box buried in the backyard.

The Lost Hours #ad - Piper always dismissed her grandmother as not having had a story to tell. The new york times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels delivers a gripping tale of family, fate, and forgiveness. When piper mills was twelve, she helped her grandfather bury a box that belonged to her grandmother in the backyard.

. For twelve years, it remained untouched.

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Learning to Breathe

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Berkley #ad - Now, she leads a quiet life surrounded by her four matchmaking sisters, running a historic movie theater and collecting old wartime letters. From the new york times bestselling author of the tradd street novels comes a richly emotional story about a woman who discovers that taking a leap of faith is better than always wondering what might have been…Brenna O'Brien doesn't believe in happy endings.

Not since the love of her life, Pierce McGovern, left her years ago without a word. Then pierce comes back to town, and realize that if she doesn't come to terms with the life she let slip away, shattering Brenna's hard-earned peace—and forcing her to re-examine everything, she may never have the courage to go after the life she wants.

Learning to Breathe #ad - But she leaves the letters unopened, preferring to imagine their possibilities rather than risk being disappointed.

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Pieces of the Heart

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Berkley #ad - Though caroline loves the serene beauty of Lake Ophelia, peace of mind is not to be found. Memories of her beloved younger brother, continue to haunt her, who died when she was seventeen, while the tension between her mother and her still simmers. Only their neighbors, the husband and daughter of one of Caroline’s childhood friends, seem able to penetrate her cool reserve, giving Caroline the courage to face her biggest fears—and dive headfirst into life.

. In lyrical and evocative prose, the new York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels takes the scattered pieces of a life and weaves them into a tale of hope. And though her chances of relaxing in the presence of her overbearing, perfect mother are slim, she joins her at the family’s vacation home in the mountains of North Carolina.

Pieces of the Heart #ad - . Stress from her all-consuming job as an accountant has given her panic attacks, forcing her to take a leave of absence from work. Caroline collier is a woman bogged down in the harsh realities of a life barely lived.

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After the Rain A Falling Home Novel

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Berkley #ad - Her survival depends on her ability to slip in and out of people’s lives, on never staying in one place for too long. From new york times bestselling author of the tradd street novels comes the sequel to Falling Home, a novel set in the picaresque town of Walton, Georgia, where one woman is about to discover that the best journey is the one that brings you home.

Freelance photographer suzanne paris has been on her own since she was fourteen—and she has no intention of settling down, especially not in a tiny town like Walton. But walton is a town where everyone knows everyone else—and they all seem intent on making Suzanne feel right at home. Because someone is looking for her—someone who won’t stop until her life is destroyed…  CONVERSATION GUIDE INCLUDED.

After the Rain A Falling Home Novel #ad - But suzanne can’t afford to stick around, even if she’s finally found a place where she belongs. She’s here to hide out for a little while, not to form connections. She can’t help but feel drawn to this tight-knit community—or to the town’s mayor, Joe Warner, and his six kids.

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Dreams of Falling

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Berkley #ad - Into the tree's trunk, written on ribbons, for safekeeping—including the most important one: Friends forever, they placed their greatest hopes, come what may. But life can waylay the best of intentions. Nine years ago, a humiliated Larkin Lanier fled Georgetown, South Carolina, knowing she could never go back.

But when she finds out that her mother has disappeared, she realizes she has no choice but to return to the place she both loves and dreads—and to the family and friends who never stopped wishing for her to come home. Ivy, larkin's mother, is discovered badly injured and unconscious in the burned-out wreckage of her ancestral plantation home.

Dreams of Falling #ad - No one knows why ivy was there, sacrifice, but as larkin digs for answers, she uncovers secrets kept for nearly fifty years—whispers of love, and betrayal—that lead back to three girls on the brink of womanhood who found their friendship tested in the most heartbreaking ways. One of purewow's "best beach reads of summer 2018"new york times bestselling author Karen White crafts evocative relationships in this contemporary women's fiction novel, set in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, about lifelong friends who share a devastating secret.

On the banks of the north santee River stands a moss-draped oak that was once entrusted with the dreams of three young girls.

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The Sound of Glass

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Berkley #ad - Two years after the death of her husband, merritt Heyward receives unexpected news—Cal’s family home in Beaufort, bequeathed by his reclusive grandmother, South Carolina, now belongs to Merritt. The new york times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels explores a Southern family’s buried history, which will change the life of the woman who unearths it, secret by shattering secret.

This unknown legacy, now merritt’s, will change and define her as she navigates her new life—a life complicated by the arrival of her too young stepmother and ten-year-old half brother. Soon, in this house of strangers, merritt is forced into unraveling the Heyward family past as she faces her own fears and finds the healing she needs in the salt air of the Lowcountry.

The Sound of Glass #ad - . In beaufort, the secrets of cal’s unspoken-of past reside among the pluff mud and jasmine of the ancestral Heyward home on the Bluff.

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Falling Home A Falling Home Novel

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Berkley #ad - A poignant story of two estranged sisters from the New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels. At twenty cassie madison left her hometown of Walton, Georgia, for New York City, where she has reinvented herself—from losing herself in her career to squashing her accent. But now harriet's on the line with news that their father is dying.

. As she makes the trip back, the only thing that frightens Cassie more than losing her father is seeing Harriet and the family that should have been hers. As she fights a surprising reaction to a forgotten friend, and faces an unexpected threat to the family she'd once left behind, Cassie comes to realize that moving on doesn't always mean moving away from who you are.

Falling Home A Falling Home Novel #ad - She hasn't spoken to her sister since Harriet stole Cassie's fiancé and married him. But she can't help loving her nephews and nieces any more than she can help feeling at home again in Walton. But one night a single phone call brings back everything she's tried to forget.

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