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Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe
Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe

Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe

Shore Leave Cafe

FICTION, FICTION

224 Pages, 5.25 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $13.95 (CA $16.95) (CA $16.95) (US $13.95) (US $13.95)

Publication Date: November 2016

ISBN 9781771681056

Rights: WOR

Central Avenue Publishing (Nov 2016)

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Overview

"Abbie Williams is an author who excels at the romance genre. Her Shore Leave Cafe Romance series is a showcase for her ability to weave a contemporary tapestry, complete with rich characters, vivid settings and seductive moods."—Dean Mayes, Author of: The Hambledown Dream, Gifts of the Peramangk, The Recipient, The Artisan HeartJoelle Gordon is leaving Chicago and her cheating husband to head for her hometown of Landon, Minnesota. There, she returns to the Shore Leave Cafe, the lakeside diner the Davis women have run for decades. Joelle's family, including her three teenaged daughters, Camille, Tish, and Ruthann, is made up of strong women who have long believed in a curse upon them - a curse that robs them of the men they love.This summer has plenty in store for Joelle. Finding herself confronted with the reality of single motherhood, the last thing she expects is gorgeous, passionate Blythe Tilson, a summer employee at Shore Leave, with an uncertain past. Can Joelle resist the temptation of a younger man, and does she dare to consider loving someone again, or will the Davis family curse prove all too true?A story about heartbreak, blame, family, destiny, and the difficulties of returning home, Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe is the first book in the Shore Leave Cafe Romance series.The Shore Leave Cafe Romance series:1. Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe2. Second Chances3. A Notion of Love4. Winter at the White Oaks Lodge5. Wild Flower6. The First Law of Love7. Until Tomorrow8. The Way Back9. Return to YesterdayAlso from Abbie Williams, the Dove Saga1. Heart of a Dove2. Soul of a

Reviews

"Set just after the U.S. Civil War, this passionate opening volume of a projected series successfully melds historical narrative, women's issues, and breathless romance with horsewomanship, trailside deer-gutting, and alluring smidgeons of Celtic ESP." —Publishers Weekly

"With a sweet romance, good natured camaraderie, and a very real element of danger, this book is hard to put down." —San Francisco Book Review

Author Biography

Abbie Williams writes passionate, emotional fiction about relationships, heartache, and redemption.Fans refer to her writing as "fabulous" and "heartbreakingly realistic.”The author of more than a dozen novels, Abbie lives in rural Minnesota with her husband and their busy family. Her abiding interest in women's issues, family dynamics, and nineteenth century history permeates her writing.Heart of a Dove is the first in the Dove Saga , a sweeping post-Civil War trilogy.Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe is the first book in the popular Shore Leave Cafe Romance series, a nine-book saga about the lives and loves of a family of women who live on a Minnesota lake. The story continues in her most recent novel, A Place to Belong.When Abbie isn't writing, teaching, or taking care of her busy family, you can find her hanging out on the dock, listening to some good bluegrass music.Shore Leave Cafe Romance series1. Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe2. Second Chances3. A Notion of Love4. Winter at the White Oaks Lodge5. Wild Flower6. The First Law of Love7. Until Tomorrow8. The Way Back9. Return to YesterdayDove Saga1. Heart of a Dove2. S