LOVE FINDS YOU IN MACKINAC ISLAND, MICHIGAN
Dobson’s research shows in every chapter. The details and charming facts of Mackinac Island are illustrated perfectly. Although the island could have taken on a life of its own, the characters are vibrant enough and have a strong enough story to balance things. This book has everything a reader looks for in historical fiction.
Elena Bissette’s family has lost a fortune, but they still own a lovely home on Mackinac Island. They travel there again this season, with the plan to find Elena a wealthy suitor. The finer things in life have never mattered much to Elena, however. She meets a local fisherman named Chase, and they begin to meet in secret to learn the mystery of a local lighthouse. Meanwhile, Elena’s mother plots for her to meet an elusive millionaire. Elena’s worlds come crashing together for an amazing surprise. (SUMMERSIDE, Aug., 320 pp., $12.99)