Two years after the death of her husband, Cal, Merritt gets word that her husband’s family home in Beaufort, South Carolina has been left to her when Cal’s grandmother dies. Still reeling from the shocking loss of her husband, Merritt leaves Maine for South Carolina. Maybe here, in this beautiful old town, in this graceful old house, she can finally begin to heal. But Merritt won’t have much time for herself, when her very young stepmother shows up with Merritt’s 10-year-old brother in tow.
Karen White has the ability to completely and utterly transport her readers to the Southeastern shore of the U.S. Her stories are full of complex characters dealing with real life problems set against the most beautiful backdrops in the world