By Beatriz Williams
The New York Times bestselling writer of A sure Age transports readers to sunny Florida during this lush and enchanting historic novel—an captivating combination of affection, suspense, betrayal, and redemption set one of the rumrunners and scoundrels of Prohibition-era Cocoa Beach.
Burdened through a depressing kin mystery, Virginia Fortescue flees her oppressive domestic in ny urban for the battlefields of global struggle I France. whereas an ambulance motive force for the pink go, she meets a charismatic British military doctor whose chronic appeal opens her middle to the opportunity of love. because the warfare rages, Virginia falls right into a passionate affair with the speeding Captain Simon Fitzwilliam, merely to find that his previous has its personal darkish secrets—secrets that would harm their eventual marriage and propel her again around the Atlantic to the sister and father she left behind.
Five years later, within the early days of Prohibition, the newly widowed Virginia Fitzwilliam arrives within the tropical boomtown of Cocoa seashore, Florida, to settle her husband’s property. regardless of the proof, Virginia doesn't think Simon perished within the hearth that destroyed the seashore domestic he equipped for her and their younger daughter. Separated from her husband because the early days in their marriage, the headstrong Virginia plans to discover the reality, for the sake of the daughter Simon by no means met.
Simon’s brother and sister welcome her with open hands and introduce her to a blinding new global of citrus groves, white seashores, bootleggers, and Prohibition brokers. yet Virginia senses a predatory presence lurking underneath the impossible to resist, hedonistic floor of this coastal oasis. The extra she learns approximately Simon and his mysterious company pursuits, the extra she fears that the risks that surrounded Simon now threaten her and their daughter’s lifestyles as well.
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