The Summer’s End by Mary Alice Monroe audiobook

The Summer’s End

By Mary Alice Monroe
Read by Mary Alice Monroe

Blackstone Publishing 9781476798738

The Lowcountry Summer Series: Book 3

12.20 Hours Unabridged
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In the powerful and heartwarming conclusion to her bestselling Lowcountry Summer trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe brings her readers back to the charm and sultry beauty of Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, to reveal how the pull of family bonds and true love is as strong and steady as the tides. It is summer’s end, and Sea Breeze, the family’s beloved estate on Sullivan’s Island, must be sold. It is an emotional time of transition as Mamaw and the three sisters each must face loss and find a new place in the world. Harper, the youngest sister, arrives at Sea Breeze intending to stay only a weekend. But a rift with her wealthy, influential mother leaves her without direction or a home. During this remarkable summer, free from her mother’s tyranny and with the help of her half-sisters, Harper discovers her talents and independent spirit. But summer is ending, and the fate of Sea Breeze hinges on her courage to decide the course of her own life. To do so she must release her insecurities and recognize her newfound strengths. Harper must accept love fully into her life—the love of Mamaw, Carson, and Dora, the love of Sea Breeze and the lowcountry, and most of all, the love of a wounded warrior who has claimed her heart.

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Summary

Summary

A 2016 Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize  Longlist Selection

In the powerful and heartwarming conclusion to her bestselling Lowcountry Summer trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe brings her readers back to the charm and sultry beauty of Sullivan’s Island, South Carolina, to reveal how the pull of family bonds and true love is as strong and steady as the tides.

It is summer’s end, and Sea Breeze, the family’s beloved estate on Sullivan’s Island, must be sold. It is an emotional time of transition as Mamaw and the three sisters each must face loss and find a new place in the world.

Harper, the youngest sister, arrives at Sea Breeze intending to stay only a weekend. But a rift with her wealthy, influential mother leaves her without direction or a home. During this remarkable summer, free from her mother’s tyranny and with the help of her half-sisters, Harper discovers her talents and independent spirit. But summer is ending, and the fate of Sea Breeze hinges on her courage to decide the course of her own life. To do so she must release her insecurities and recognize her newfound strengths. Harper must accept love fully into her life—the love of Mamaw, Carson, and Dora, the love of Sea Breeze and the lowcountry, and most of all, the love of a wounded warrior who has claimed her heart.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“It is hard to describe the beauty of Monroe’s work. The words on the pages flow from the author’s eyes to create a world of rare enchantment. Next, Monroe’s brain assembles a plot that moves the characters from one amazing event to another. Then from Monroe’s heart comes the passion for the story, one that is rich with love and depth.” Huffington Post
“Readers who enjoy Monroe’s blend of fiction that weaves family drama by the seaside and environmental issues will want to pick up a copy.” Chicago Tribune
“Within the beautiful setting of the South Carolina lowcountry, Monroe continues the journeys of three half-sisters whose lives are coming full circle, specifically the youngest sister, Harper. Monroe’s beautiful, lyrical storytelling is magic and will touch the hearts of readers with its blend of nostalgia, warmth, and poignancy. With a well-crafted plot infused with the beauty of nature, this story is a splendid read.” RT Book Reviews (4 ½ stars)

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Author

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Author Bio: Mary Alice Monroe

Mary Alice Monroe is the author of nearly two dozen novels, several nonfiction titles, and award-winning children’s books. Her body of work reflects her commitment to the natural world through literature. She has served on the faculty of numerous writer’s conferences and retreats and is a featured speaker at events, both literary and conservation. Her books have achieved several bestseller lists, including the New York Times, SIBA, and USA Today, and are sold worldwide. She has been awarded the SC Center for the Book Award for Fiction, the International Book Award for Green Fiction, the Career Achievement Award for mainstream fiction by RT Book Reviews, and the South Carolina Book Festival Literary Excellence Award.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.20
Audience: Adult
Language: English