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Beach Reads

These great books are the perfect supplement to your summer beach get-away!

 

The Beach House

When 65-year-old widow Nan Powell learns that she could lose her beloved house in Nantucket, she decides to turn it into a bed-and-breakfast. Nan opens up to her guests and enjoys their company, but is shocked when she discovers a person close to one of them has a startling connection to her.

 

The Dark Tide

Detective Ty Hauck discovers a surprising connection between a hit-and-run accident and a train station bombing, which kills New York hedge fund trader Charles Friedman. The stakes rise in this corporate-style thriller as the detective's involvement with Friedman's wife shifts from professional to personal.

 

Barefoot

Three women -- two sisters and one friend -- spend the summer together in a cottage in Nantucket, with small children and personal issues in tow. With the help of a young man brought on as the house babysitter, the women confront their pasts and map their futures.

 

Can You Keep a Secret?

On a turbulent flight in a terrified state, Emma Corrigan confides intimate details of her life to the handsome stranger sitting next to her. At work the next morning, she is horrified to discover that her mystery man is her new boss. Thus begins a chaotic, funny romance.

 

Beach Road

When a rising high school basketball star is framed for murder, Tom Dunleavy, a small-town lawyer and former NBA player, agrees to defend him. Tom enlists his ex-girlfriend Kate Costello, a high-powered attorney, to help. Told from several viewpoints, this thriller keeps you guessing until the surprise ending.

 

Body Surfing

Sydney, a 29-year-old widow and divorcee, takes a summer job to tutor the teenage daughter of a wealthy family on the New Hampshire shore, and quickly becomes involved in the family's affairs. When the family's two sons visit, Sydney suspects that both sons have romantic feelings for her.