Summer at the Garden Cafe

Publisher: HarperCollins Release date: 2018-09-04

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The second in Felicity Hayes-McCoy's Finfarran Peninsula series, and the sequel to The Library at the Edge of the Worlda heartwarming story about secrets between four generations of Irish women, and the healing powers of books, love, and friendship.The Garden Caf, next to Lissbeg library, is a place where plans are formed and secrets shared, and where, even in high tourist season, people are never too busy to stop for a sandwich and a cup of tea. But twenty-one-year-old Jazzdaughter of the towns librarian Hanna Caseyhas a secret she cant share. Still recovering from a car accident, and reeling from her fathers disclosures about his long-time affair, shes taken a job at The Old Forge guesthouse, and begun to develop feelings for a man whos strictly off-limits.Meanwhile, involved in her own new affair with architect Brian Morton, Hanna is unaware of the turmoil in Jazzs lifeuntil her manipulative ex-husband, Malcom, reappears trying to mend his relationship with their daughter. Rebuffed at every turn, Malcolm must return to London, but his mother, Louisa, is on the case. Unbeknown to the rest of the family, she hatches a plan, finding an unlikely ally in Hannas mother, the opinionated Mary Casey. Watching Jazz unravel, Hanna begins to wonder if secrets which Malcolm has forced her to keep may have harmed their beloved daughter more than shed realized. But then, the Casey women are no strangers to secrets, something Hanna realizes when she discovers a journal, long buried in land she inherited from her great-aunt Maggie. Ultimately, its the painful lessons of the past that offer a way to the future, but it will take the shared experiences of four generations of women to find a way forward for Hanna and her family.

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Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Harper Perennial

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780062799050

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Harper Perennial

Type: EPub

Pages: 400

ISBN: 9780062799050

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