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A Nantucket Wedding

A Nantucket Wedding, April 2018
by Nancy Thayer

Ballantine Books
320 pages
ISBN: 1101967102
EAN: 9781101967102
Kindle: B074S3XNZ4
Hardcover / e-Book
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"Can the wedding go off without a hitch?"

Fresh Fiction Review

A Nantucket Wedding
Nancy Thayer

Reviewed by Patti Loveday
Posted April 4, 2018

Women's Fiction Contemporary

A NANTUCKET WEDDING is the perfect spring time read! A novel that is full of sweet romance and a hint of mystery. Anyone who loves a spring wedding is sure to get lost within the pages of this lovely read.

Allison is a widow who is in her fifties and has finally found the love of her life after all these years. David is the man that has captured her heart. A widower himself, he knows what Allison has been through and what it is like to be alone at this stage of life. They both have grown children and hope that once they are married they can become one big happy family. She pictures magical holidays spent together in the family beach house. Can two families come together and blend so easily? Will adding too many adult personalities into the mix cause a disaster?

Their children range from a lawyer who suspects the worse, two daughters who love drama, a stay at home mom with a husband who is having an affair, and the child who only looks out for their self. The story gets dramatic when all the kids come together creating intense and sometimes funny drama. Family drama and hints of a sweet love story, who doesn't relate? While planning the wedding, family secrets come to light that could change or destroy the future for all involved. The drama heats up and so does the romantic love scenes.

A NANTUCKET WEDDING by Nancy Thayer is a funny story that deals with many issues blended families must face. Thayer has created a loving and caring world with realistic family issues and characters that are interesting making this a perfect spring read. A story that is sure to warm your heart and stay with you!

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A few years after losing her beloved husband, Alison is doing something she never thought she would do again: getting married. While placing the finishing touches on her summer nuptials, Alison is anxious to introduce her fiancé, David, to her grown daughters: Felicity, a worried married mother of two, and Jane, also married but focused on her career. The sisters have a somewhat distant relationship and Alison hopes that the wedding and the weeks leading up to the ceremony will give the siblings a chance to reconnect, as well as meet and get to know David’s grown children.

As the summer progresses, it is anything but smooth sailing. Felicity stumbles upon a terrible secret that could shatter her carefully cultivated world. Jane finds herself under the spell of her soon-to-be stepbrother, Ethan, who is as charming as he is mysterious. And even Alison is surprised (and slightly alarmed) by her new blended family. Revelations, intrigue, resentments—as the Big Day approaches, will the promise of bliss be a bust? Against the gorgeous backdrop of the sunswept island of Nantucket, Nancy Thayer sets the stage for a walk down the aisle no one will ever forget.

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