[Mary Alice Monroe] ☆ Beach House for Rent (Beach House #4) [contemporary-romance-clean PDF] Read Online ☆ This is the 2nd book I ve read by Mary Alice Monroe This book was an easy, fast read and I really enjoyed it Seems like all my books lately have been a thriller or a crime book so it was nice to read a light read.
Had been looking forward to reading this book and was so disappointed It was dull and lacked interest and a good storyline New York Times Bestseller Bestselling Author Mary Alice Monroe Returns To Her Beloved Isle Of Palms To Tell The Poignant, Charming Story Of Two Women, One Summer, And One Very Special Beach HouseWhen Cara Rutledge Rents Out Her Quaint Beach House On Isle Of Palms To Heather Wyatt For The Entire Summer, It S A Win Win By Any Standard Cara S Generating Income Necessary To Keep Husband Brett S Ecotourism Boat Business Afloat, And Anxiety Prone Heather, An Young Artist Who S Been Given A Commission To Paint Birds On Postage Stamps, Has A Quiet Space In Which To Work And Tend To Her Pet Canaries Uninterrupted It Isn T Long, However, Before Both Women S Idyllic Summers Are Altered Irrevocably The Alluring Shorebirds And The Man Who Rescues Them Begin To Draw Heather Out Of The Shell She S Cultivated Toward A World Of Adventure, And Maybe Even Love At The Same Time, Cara S Life Reels With Sudden Tragedy, And She Wishes Only To Return To The Beach House That Had Once Been Her Port Amidst Life S Storms When Heather Refuses To Budge From Her Newfound Sanctuary, So Begins The Unlikeliest Of Rooming Situations While They Start Out As Strangers, As Everything Around The Women Falls Apart They Learn That The Only Thing They Can Really Rely On Is Each Other And, Like The Migrating Shorebirds That Come To The Island For The Summer, These Two Women Of Different Generations Must Rediscover Their Unique Strengths So By Summer S End They, Too, Can Take Flight In Ways They Never Imagined Possible Cara Rutledge rents the beach house inherited from her mother, Lovie, to Heather Wyatt for the summer The income will help Cara and her husband Brett keep the ecotourism boat in business The younger woman, Heather, who until this point has been has been living at home with her father and his recent new wife, is an artist The aim is for her to work on a series of painting of shorebirds These have been commissioned and will become the basis for postage stamps of birds Along with Heather are her three feathered canary friends Heather is unprepared for the young man, Bo, who is working on the deck of the beach house Almost fifty Cara, even though she is happy in her marriage to Brett, has been dealing with some discontent about her purpose in life Tragedy arrives unexpectedly Both these women of different generations find circumstances change for them in ways they never expecte 3.
5 StarsMary Alice Monroe is one of my favorite authors While this installment is well worth a read, it is my least favorite in this series The story line didn t hold my attention quite as well as the others One thing for sure, Monroe captures the beauty of the SC coast and delivers perfectly.
I have to thank the publishers and Netgalley for offering me an ARC of this book in exchange for my opinion I loved this book All of MAM s work touches me More than a beach read , her books are comforting, full of old friends, with just enough drama and grief to make us appreciate the joys of life And, as always, she educates us And here, we learn about anxiety, shorebirds, the environment, canaries, and, the great sea turtle Truly a standalone story, but for readers of the Beach House series, a handful of the old crew is here, with Cara being the main character Heather is new, and she was delightful These 2 women each face tragedy and difficulties, become friends, and help each other get though and triumph Family, friendship, love The things that really matter in life The lowcountry is really the star of the story, the crabs and the shrimp, the There s a reason Mary Alice Monroe is one of the South s most beloved storytellers Another great read by a favorite author Just finished the latest from MAMevery time I think I can relax with a frothy summer read, she adds a story with unexpected depth Really enjoyed this and liked that a few characters from a different series have cameos Her portrayal of friendships makes you want to go hug your own, and makes you wish some of her characters were not fictional so you can hug them too.
Beach House for Rent is the newest novel from Mary Alice Monroe I have to admit I have not read all her books This book is 4th in a series, but I didn t feel like I missed out on anything having not read the first two books I hate to sound like a broken record, but I found that I laughed and cried in equal measure as I was reading Her character development was flawless, the story so intriguing and the writing was delightful I do not live near the ocean, but I felt the sea air a time or two during my reading Oh, and the canaries were such a great touch and truly gave Heatherdevelopment even from the beginning.
I m not a believer in retelling the story so let me say one thing If you love heartwarming stories, read this book You ll get a lot of detail about the islands, the birds, the people and the turtles It will make you wish Beach House for Rent is 4 in Mary Alice Monroe s Beach House series I hadn t read the previous books so I can say this is a very good stand alone, and I am sure lovers of the series would also relish this beautiful addition to it.
The characters Cara is just turning fifty and she is having a life crisis While happily married to Brett for the last ten years, she feels she is missing out on something, a passion and purpose in life over and beyond what she has now Once a very successful advertising agent she is now questioning where her life is going As the story unfolds and as it turns out her whole life is turned upside down in this book and it is a slow crawl out of the deep hole she finds herself in.
Heather is a young woman who lost her mother in a car accident that Heather to