A summer of secrets, scandal and indiscretions from the New York Times bestseller, Beatriz Williams
It’s the summer of 1966, and Christina Hardcastle – ‘Tiny’ to her illustrious family – is spending what should be an idyllic vacation at her husband’s family estate on Cape Cod. Despite her lush surroundings though, Tiny is beginning to feel more like a prisoner than a guest.
As the season gets underway, three unwelcome visitors appear in Tiny’s perfect life: an envelope containing an incriminating photograph; her volatile sister Pepper; and the intimidating figure of her husband Frank’s cousin, Vietnam-war hero Caspian, who knows more about Tiny’s past than anyone else. As she struggles to break free from the gilded cage which entraps her, secrets from Tiny’s past are bubbling to the surface and may yet unravel everything…
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Praise for Beatriz Williams: '[A] fast-paced love story...the scorching sun illuminates a friend's betrayal and reignites a romance' O, The Oprah Magazine 'Summer of 1938: A scandalous love triangle and a famous hurricane converge in a New England beach community. Add in a betrayal between friends, a marriage for money, and a Yankee pitcher, and it's a perfect storm.' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING 'Williams' historical masterpiece is an all-encompassing, period-perfect read.' RT Book Reviews (Top Pick!) 'A candidate for this year's best beach read - the period story of a derailed love affair seen through a sequence of summers' Kirkus Book ReviewsAbout the Author:
A graduate of Stanford University with an MBA from Columbia, Beatriz now lives with her husband and four children near the Connecticut shore, where she divides her time between writing and laundry.
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