Rice brings to life the picturesque beauty of the New England coastline with this richly descriptive novel. The author completely immerses readers
in the deeply emotional storyline.
The characters learn how to repair
broken relationships, inspiring hope
for their future.

Neve Halloran and her daughter Mickey are finding peace in their lives after a painful divorce leaves Neve broken, both emotionally and financially. Through the beauty of the Rhode Island coastline, they start to heal, especially when Neve meets Tim O'Casey, a ranger from the beach.

As Neve and Tim strengthen their friendship, Mickey meets Shane, a surfer, and together they try to prevent the removal of a sunken World War II U-boat. When past secrets are revealed, Neve finds closure in her relationship with ex-husband Richard, and Tim attempts to re-establish his relationship with his father by laying his demons to rest. (Bantam, Feb., 352 pp., $24.00)
Reviewed by: 
Sheri Melnick