A Hundred Summers by Beatriz Williams audiobook

A Hundred Summers

By Beatriz Williams
Read by Kathleen McInerney

Penguin Audio 9780399162169
11.60 Hours Unabridged
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As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this New York Times bestselling beach read from the author of The Summer Wives and The Golden Hour.   Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer.   But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed friendship and dangerous longing.   As a cataclysmic hurricane churns north through the Atlantic, and uneasy secrets slowly reveal themselves, Lily and Nick must confront an emotional storm that will change their worlds forever... READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

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A New York Times bestseller

Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books: 10 Best Novels for Summer Reading, 2013

As the 1938 hurricane approaches Rhode Island, another storm brews in this New York Times bestselling beach read from the author of The Summer Wives and The Golden Hour.
 
Lily Dane has returned to Seaview, Rhode Island, where her family has summered for generations. It’s an escape not only from New York’s social scene but from a heartbreak that still haunts her. Here, among the seaside community that has embraced her since childhood, she finds comfort in the familiar rituals of summer.
 
But this summer is different. Budgie and Nick Greenwald—Lily’s former best friend and former fiancé—have arrived, too, and Seaview’s elite are abuzz. Under Budgie’s glamorous influence, Lily is seduced into a complicated web of renewed friendship and dangerous longing.
 
As a cataclysmic hurricane churns north through the Atlantic, and uneasy secrets slowly reveal themselves, Lily and Nick must confront an emotional storm that will change their worlds forever...

READERS GUIDE INCLUDED

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Novels as masterfully done as A Hundred Summers come along only about that often. Beatriz Williams delivers an intricately woven tale of friendship, betrayal, old families, and closely guarded secrets. It is what every beach book should aspire to be—smart and engrossing.” Elin Hilderbrand, bestselling author of Summerland
“Williams’ sweeping saga of betrayal, sacrifice, and redemption trenchantly examines the often duplicitous nature of female friendships and family friendships.” Booklist
“A candidate for this year’s big beach read.” Kirkus Reviews
“A Hundred Summers sparkles like the New England summer sun.  A brilliantly told tale of love lost and found, of friendship, and of family ties that strangle…Definitely a book for my keeper shelf.” Karen White, New York Times bestselling author of Sea Change
“Smart, delicious writing…Williams adds a signature touch of historic drama.” Library Journal
A Hundred Summers delivers swoons and intrigue against the backdrop of the 1938 New England hurricane….Williams evokes the era effortlessly and delights in ripping the rug out from under the reader just when the riddles seem easiest to solve. Filled with delicious scandals, catty socialites, and true love, this beach read deserves pride of place in every vacationer’s tote bag. Shelf Awareness
A Hundred Summers sparkles like the New England summer sun.  A brilliantly told tale of love lost and found, of friendship, and of family ties that strangle… Definitely a book for my keeper shelf.
—Karen White New York Times-bestselling author of Sea Change
Williams' sweeping saga of betrayal, sacrifice, and redemption trenchantly examines the often duplicitous nature of female friendships and family friendships. Booklist
A candidate for this year’s big beach read. Kirkus
Perfect for fans of the Gossip Girl series. People
Summer of 1938: A scandalous love triangle and a famous hurricane converge in a New England beach community. Add in a betrayal between friends, a marriage for money, and a Yankee pitcher, and it’s a perfect storm. Good Housekeeping
Novels as masterfully done as A Hundred Summers come along only about that often.  Beatriz Williams delivers an intricately woven tale of friendship, betrayal, old families, and closely guarded secrets.  It is what every beach book should aspire to be – smart and engrossing.”
—Elin Hilderbrand, author of Beautiful Day and the bestselling Summerland
Smart, delicious writing... Williams adds a signature touch of historic drama. Library Journal 

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Author Bio: Beatriz Williams

Author Bio: Beatriz Williams

Beatriz Williams is the bestselling author of The Summer Wives, A Hundred Summers, The Secret Life of Violet Grant, A Certain Age, and other novels. A native of Seattle, she graduated from Stanford University and earned an MBA in finance from Columbia University, then spent several years in New York and London as a corporate strategy consultant before pursuing her passion for historical fiction. She lives with her husband and four children near the Connecticut shore, where she divides her time between writing and laundry.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 11.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English