The Summer Wind (Lowcountry Summer #2) by Mary Alice MonroeThe Summer Wind is the second book in Monroe’s Lowcountry Summer trilogy, following the New York Times bestselling The Summer Girls. This series is a poignant and heartwarming story of three half-sisters and their grandmother, who is determined to help them rediscover their southern roots and family bonds.
It’s midsummer and Eudora, nicknamed Dora, is staying at Sea Breeze, the family’s ancestral home on Sullivan’s Island. For years, Dora has played the role of the perfect wife and mother in a loveless marriage. Now her husband filed for divorce, her child is diagnosed with autism, and her house is on the market. Dora’s facade collapses under the weight of her grief and she suffers “broken heart syndrome.” Mamaw and the girls rally around Dora—but it’s up to Dora to heal herself as she spends the summer prowling the beach, discovering the secrets of the island and her heart. This is a summer of discovery for all the women of Sea Breeze. Carson returns from Florida to face life-changing decisions, Lucille confronts a health scare, and an unexpected visitor has Harper reconsidering her life’s direction.
When tropical storm winds batter the island, the women must band together and weather the tempest—both the one outside their windows and the raging sea of emotions within each of them. They must learn again what it means to be a sister. It is up to Mamaw to keep the light burning at Sea Breeze to guide the girls through the lies, the threats, and the rocky waters of indecision to home.
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I was absolutely thrilled when I attended the lunch for Mary Alice Monroe and saw young women and men in attendance! I was lucky enough to sit right next to Mary Alice and was amazed and touched by all the people who came up to tell her how her books have moved them and caused them to take action. She brought tears to my eyes more than once. Some of the highlights of the event for me were:. In case you missed it, I loved this book! Contest is open worldwide. Winners will be announced on Saturday, July 3,
Mary Alice Monroe is a best-selling author known for fiction that explore the compelling parallels between nature and human nature. Many of her novels deal with environmental issues. Monroe currently resides in South Carolina, and many of her novels are set in the southern United States and feature "strong Southern women". Her novel Time Is a River is about breast cancer survivors in a fly-fishing group in North Carolina, and Last Light Over Carolina describes the life and times of the shrimping industry. This is a full list of novels from the author's website. Children's books published by Arbordale Publishing .