Lenora Worth opens THE CARPENTER'S WIFE (4) with the setting of a small island off the coast of Georgia and the distinct sensation of a salty breeze against your face. Newcomer Anna Hanson decides to open a tea room and art gallery, hoping it will provide her with a sense of family. Carpenter Rock Dempsey longs for a traditional wife, especially since he believes his own working mother cheated him out of a real childhood. When the two strike up a relationship, will they be able to make it work? The answer unfolds in a poetic, satisfying ending.

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Beth Goddard