The Beach at Painter's Cove
On Sale: June 13, 2017
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Beach
comes another heartwarming story of four generations of women
who reunite in their crumbling family mansion by the sea for a
dramatic summer filled with love, family, secrets and
The Whitaker familyâ€™s Connecticut mansion, Muses by the Sea,
always been a haven for artists, a hotbed of creativity,
extravagances, and the occasional scandal. Art patrons for
generations, the Whitakers supported strangers but drained the
life out of each other. Now, after being estranged for years,
four generations of Whitaker women find themselves once
Leo, the Whitaker matriarch, lives in the rambling mansion
crammed with artwork and junk. She plans to stay there until
joins her husband Wes on the knoll overlooking the cove and
meadow where they first met. Her sister-in-law Fae, the town
eccentric, is desperate to keep a secret she has been hiding
Jillian, is a jet setting actress, down on her luck, and has
out of men to support her. She thinks selling The Muses will
make life easier for her mother, Leo, and Fae by moving them
into assisted living. The sale will also bring her the funds to
get herself back on top.
Issy, Jillianâ€™s daughter, has a successful life as a museum
exhibit designer that takes her around the world. But the Muses
and her grandmother are the only family sheâ€™s known and when
sister leaves her own children with Leo, Issy knows she has to
step in to help.
Steph, is only twelve-years-old and desperately needs
fire her imagination and bring her out of her shell. What she
begins to discover at the Muses could change the course of her
As Issy martials the family together to restore the mansion and
catalogue the massive art collection, a surprising thing
happens. Despite storms and moonlight dancing, diva attacks and
cat fights, trips to the beach and flights of fancy, these four
generations of erratic, dramatic women may just find a way to
save the Muses and reunite their family.
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