Here s to Us

Here s to Us


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-06-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473611207


Here s to Us Book Description :

Unlikely family and unexpected friendship come together in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's newest novel set against the sun and sand of island life. 'The queen of the summer novel' (People) Laurel Thorpe, Belinda Rowe and Scarlett Oliver share only two things in common: a love for the man they all married, celebrity chef Deacon Thorpe, and a passionate dislike of one another. When Deacon shockingly takes his own life, the women must come together in order to see out his final wish: to have his whole dysfunctional family - wives, children and all - return to his favourite place on earth, the idyllic eastern bluff of Nantucket. But with everyone under one roof, putting differences aside will be no simple feat. Each wants to claim a...

Katie s Story
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Katie s Story


  • Author : Sarah J. Cobb
  • Publisher : 35th Star Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-06-19
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780996576482


Katie s Story Book Description :

Stories of people who live by faith often incite spiritual growth, whether recorded in the Bible or shared across the room. In the same way, Katie’s Story inspires a life lived closer to God. It is full of pain and joy, doubt and hope, fear and faith. It is so very full of light. Katie’s Story is the true story of Katie Cobb – who she was, how she fought cancer, and the depth of her faith. The story alternates between the voice of Katie, a 14-year-old girl who battled Hodgkin Lymphoma, and the voice of her mother, Sarah. Instead of just knowing about Katie, you will come to really know her through their words. You will read from the pages of her journals as you walk through her difficult journey, and you will witness a relationship with God tha...

The Island
Score: 3.5
From 44 Ratings

The Island


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2010-07-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316087926


The Island Book Description :

A summertime story only Elin Hilderbrand can tell: a family in upheaval after a cancelled wedding fill an island summer with heartache, laughter, and surprises. Birdie Cousins has thrown herself into the details of her daughter Chess's lavish wedding, from the floating dance floor in her Connecticut back yard to the color of the cocktail napkins. Like any mother of a bride-to-be, she is weathering the storms of excitement and chaos, tears and joy. But Birdie, a woman who prides herself on preparing for every possibility, could never have predicted the late-night phone call from Chess, abruptly announcing that she's cancelled her engagement. It's only the first hint of what will be a summer of upheavals and revelations. Before the dust has even begun ...

The Rumor
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Rumor


  • Author : Lesley Kara
  • Publisher : Ballantine Books
  • Release Date : 2020-07-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984820549


The Rumor Book Description :

"Keeps you guessing until the final page."--Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train "A rollercoaster ride to the very last sentence."--Fiona Barton, author of The Widow "Everyone will be talking about The Rumor."--Shari Lapena, author of The Couple Next Door When a single mother hears a shocking rumor outside her son's school, she never intends to pass it on. But one casual comment leads to another . . . and now there's no going back. Rumor has it that a notorious killer, who committed a brutal crime as a child, has been living a new life under an assumed identity in Joanna's seaside town. So who is the criminal hidden in their midst? Suspicion falls on everyone. As Joanna becomes obsessed with the case, her curiosity will expose her son and h...

The Perfect Couple
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

The Perfect Couple


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473611276


The Perfect Couple Book Description :

'Such [a] compulsive read' - Marian Keyes Every couple has their secrets . . . It's wedding season, and tensions are brewing. When one lavish wedding ends in disaster before it can even begin - with the maid of honour discovered dead in Nantucket Harbor just hours before the ceremony - everyone in the wedding party is suddenly a suspect. As Chief of Police Ed Kapenash digs into the best man, the bride, the groom's famous mystery novelist mother, and even a member of his own family, the chief discovers that every wedding is a minefield - and that no couple is perfect. ************ Praise for The Perfect Couple 'Sink into this book like a hot, scented bath . . . a delicious, relaxing pleasure. And a clever whodunit at the same time' - Kirkus 'Hilderbra...

The Matchmaker
Score: 3.5
From 22 Ratings

The Matchmaker


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2014-06-10
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316329026


The Matchmaker Book Description :

A touching new novel from bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand in which a woman sets out to find love for those closest to her - before it's too late. 48-year-old Nantucketer Dabney Kimball Beech has always had a gift for matchmaking. Some call her ability mystical, while others - like her husband, celebrated economist John Boxmiller Beech, and her daughter, Agnes, who is clearly engaged to the wrong man - call it meddlesome, but there's no arguing with her results: With 42 happy couples to her credit and all of them still together, Dabney has never been wrong about romance. Never, that is, except in the case of herself and Clendenin Hughes, the green-eyed boy who took her heart with him long ago when he left the island to pursue his dream of becoming...

Beautiful Day
Score: 3.5
From 21 Ratings

Beautiful Day


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
  • Release Date : 2013-06-25
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780316227186


Beautiful Day Book Description :

The Carmichaels and the Grahams have gathered on Nantucket for a wedding. Plans are being made according to the wishes of the bride's late mother, who left behind The Notebook: specific instructions for every detail of her youngest daughter's future nuptials. Everything should be falling into place for the beautiful event--but in reality, things are far from perfect. While the couple-to-be are quite happy, their loved ones find their own lives crumbling. In the days leading up to the wedding, love will be questioned, scandals will arise, and hearts will be broken and healed. Elin Hilderbrand takes readers on a touching journey in BEAUTIFUL DAY--into the heart of marriage, what it means to be faithful, and how we choose to honor our commitments....

Silver Girl
Score: 3.5
From 29 Ratings

Silver Girl


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
  • Release Date : 2011-06-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316175579


Silver Girl Book Description :

Meredith Martin Delinn just lost everything: her friends, her homes, her social standing - because her husband Freddy cheated rich investors out of billions of dollars. Desperate and facing homelessness, Meredith receives a call from her old best friend, Constance Flute. Connie's had recent worries of her own, and the two depart for a summer on Nantucket in an attempt to heal. But the island can't offer complete escape, and they're plagued by new and old troubles alike. When Connie's brother Toby - Meredith's high school boyfriend - arrives, Meredith must reconcile the differences between the life she is leading and the life she could have had. Set against the backdrop of a Nantucket summer, Elin Hilderbrand delivers a suspenseful story of the power ...

Nantucket Nights
Score: 3
From 15 Ratings

Nantucket Nights


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429905468


Nantucket Nights Book Description :

The ties between women can run as deep as the ocean--but so can the secrets. For 20 years, Kayla, Antoinette and Val have performed their own special summer ritual. Once a year, the old friends put aside their daily, separate lives to drink champagne, swap stories and swim naked under the Nantucket stars. But on one of those bonding nights, one of their trio swims out from the shore and doesn't return. After the surviving friends emerge from their grief, they realize that the repercussions of their loss go far beyond their little circle, and they begin to uncover layers of secrets--and their connections to each other--that were never revealed on the beach. What has made their friendship strong now has the power to destroy--their marriages, families, ...

Barefoot
Score: 3
From 60 Ratings

Barefoot


  • Author : Elin Hilderbrand
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2007-07-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316007269


Barefoot Book Description :

Visiting Nantucket for the summer, three women seek peace and comfort as they cope with the challenges in their lives--from marriage, infidelity, and the mayhem of motherhood to scandal, tragedy, and illness. Three women--burdened with small children, unwieldy straw hats, and some obvious emotional issues--tumble onto the Nantucket airport tarmac one hot June day. Vicki is trying to sort through the news that she has a serious illness. Her sister, Brenda, has just left her job after being caught in an affair with a student. And their friend Melanie, after seven failed in vitro attempts, is pregnant at last--but only after learning that her husband is having an affair. They have come to escape, enjoy the sun, and relax in Nantucket's calming air. But ...