When Hallie Hartley by accident learns of her sister's
and her inheritance, a beautiful old house on Nantucket
an ancestor she never knew she had, she travels to
and takes a private physical therapy client for summer.
Hallie expects to treat a spoiled young man and is
the handsome, kind Jamie. Soon she learns that Jamie is
hiding something and there are two matchmaking ghosts in
Jamie is a soldier, wounded in the war, and embarrassed by
his vulnerability. He is incredibly handsome but his body
has so many scars and he suffers from nightmares. He is
kind, humble and an adorable hero. As soon as he sees
he is attracted to her and tries to hide his scars from
The story gets more interesting when Jamie's family come
Nantucket for the wedding with so many handsome men and
Jamie is jealous.
EVER AFTER is a page turning contemporary romance, even
had not read the first two books in this series, I really
enjoyed Hallie and Jamie's story. In the middle of the
it was a little overwhelming for me with so many
but I still loved it. The only thing I wanted to be
different was the ending for her spoiled step-sister.
EVER AFTER is an easy to read romance with lots of
ghosts, secrets, and both great family and horrible
families. This makes the characters more real.
New York Times bestselling author Jude Deverauxâ€™s
eagerly awaited third novel in her blockbuster Nantucket
Brides trilogy continues the spellbinding saga of the
Montgomery-Taggerts, set on an island steeped in beauty and
Life is anything but
perfect for Hallie Hartley, a young physical therapist who
has given up nearly everythingâ€”even her love lifeâ€”for her
beautiful blonde stepsister, Shelly. Though Shellyâ€™s acting
career has never taken off, she has certainly perfected the
crocodile tears to get what she wantsâ€”which all too often
means Hallieâ€™s boyfriends. When Hallie arrives home early
from work one fateful day, she makes two startling
discoveries that will turn her life upside down: Not only
has a mysterious relative left Hallie a house on Nantucket,
but Shelly has been trying to steal it. Desperate to put her
troubles behind her, Hallie impulsively flies to
New trouble, however, has already
settled into Hallieâ€™s guest room in the form of her newest
client. Hallie is told that wealthy, young James Taggert has
injured his leg in a skiing accident. Assuming that the
devastatingly handsome man has led a charmed life, Hallie is
surprised by Jamie at every turn throughout his recovery.
His attentions draw her out of her shellâ€”but he has a dark
secret, and is tormented by nightmares that only her
presence can keep at bay. She suspects thereâ€™s more to his
injury than heâ€™s letting on.
On this gorgeous
island rich in history, magic is everywhere, even in
Hallieâ€™s own backyard. As Jamieâ€™s relatives arrive for a
wedding gala, something wonderfully unusual is in the air.
Thereâ€™s an aura of romanceâ€”enhanced by a pair of matchmaking
ghosts and a colorful island legend. In their own little
corner of the world, Jamie and Hallie unravel the timeless
secrets of their own hearts, and a very special story of
True Love destined to last forever after.