By Elin Hilderbrand

ISBN-10: 0316032670

ISBN-13: 9780316032674

Claire Danner Crispin, mom of 4 little ones and nationally well known glassblower, bites off greater than she will be able to chunk while she consents to co-chair the Nantucket's young children summer time Gala.

Claire is requested to chair the convenience, partially, simply because she is the previous highschool sweetheart of rock big name Max West. Max concurs to play the gala and it seems like gentle crusing for Claire-until she gives you a "museum-quality" piece of glass for the public sale, bargains her ally the catering activity, is going nose-to-nose together with her new york socialite co-chair, and starts a "good-hearted" affair with the charity's govt Director, Lockhart Dixon.

Hearts holiday and feelings are driven to the restrict during this riveting tale of 1 woman's try and care for loves prior and current, relations, company, and high-powered social pressures. Elin Hilderbrand's special figuring out of the fun and longings that animate women's lives will make this her most modern summer time bestseller.

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Didn’t believe her! He didn’t believe she could blow glass, either. She showed him her goblets and footed candy dishes; he shook his head in wonder, but not in acknowledgment. They sailed on Jason’s Hobie Cat, they fished for scup and stripers, they dove off the boat into the dark water, they had bonfires at Great Point and slept under the stars, they had sex with the wild abandon of two twenty-year-olds who had nothing to lose. They hung out with Jason’s brother, Carter, who was a chef at the Galley, and Carter’s girlfriend, Siobhan, who hailed from County Cork.

Claire’s heart had been broken. God, had she cried, every night after the show, back behind the club, where it smelled like empty beer bottles and trash—she had cried and held on to Matthew’s neck because she knew it was ending. She was going to RISD, and he was going to . . California. To record an album. They had been different people then. He had really been a different person—Matthew Westfield—before he became Max West and played the inaugural parties in Washington, before he played for Princess Diana, before he sold out Shea Stadium six nights in a row, before he recorded a live album in Kathmandu, which went double platinum.

Sixty miles an hour—the car must have been rocking like a washing machine. And then the deer, from out of nowhere. She cut the deer in half; the car flipped onto its side. No one saw or heard the accident—the road was lined with summer homes and it was the middle of March. No one was around. Daphne was pinned in the car, unconscious. The person who found her, finally, was her husband, Lock Dixon. After calling her cell phone forty times and getting no answer, he left their ten-year-old daughter, Heather, asleep in the house and set out to find his wife.

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