In this USA TODAY bestselling romantic suspense, Claire’s visit to a luxury hotel in Maine awakens repressed memories that undermine all she holds dear.
In 1989, Claire Dellamare disappeared from her own fourth birthday party at the Hotel Tourmaline on the island of Folly Shoals, Maine. She showed up a year later at the same hotel, with a note pinned to her dress but no explanation. Nobody knows where Claire spent that year—and until now, Claire didn’t even know she had ever been missing.
But when Claire returns to the Hotel Tourmaline for a business meeting with her CEO father, disturbing memories begin to surface . . . despite her parents’ best efforts to keep them forgotten.
Luke Rocco lost his mother under equally mysterious circumstances—at the same time Claire disappeared. After a chance encounter reveals the unlikely link between them, Claire and Luke set out together to uncover the truth about what happened that fateful year.
With flashbacks swimming just beneath her consciousness and a murderer threatening her safety, Claire’s very life depends on unscrambling her past . . . even if her family refuses to acknowledge it. Someone—maybe everyone—is hiding something from Claire Dellamare, and it will cost her everything to drag the truth out into the light.
“Evocative and gripping, The Inn at Ocean’s Edge will keep you flipping pages long into the night.” – Dani Pettrey, bestselling author of the Alaskan Courage series
“I burned through The Inn at Ocean’s Edge in one sitting. An intricate plot by a master storyteller. Colleen Coble has done it again with this gripping opening to a new series. I can’t wait to spend more time at sunset cove.” – Heather Burch, bestselling author of One Lavender Ribbon
Coble (Tidewater Inn) doesn't disappoint with her custom blend of suspense and romance. Claire Dellamare checks into Hotel Tourmaline on the Maine island of Folly Shoals to cement a business deal, but suffers a panic attack. To calm herself, she walks to the ocean's edge and there has a chance encounter with Luke and Megan Rocco, siblings who reveal a secret from Claire's past. She begins having flashbacks, remembering her mysterious yearlong disappearance at age four. Claire knows her parents are keeping secrets, and she sets out to discover what happened 25 years earlier. Might her disappearance have anything to do with Luke's mother's disappearance at the same time? There are no dull moments here, thanks to three found bodies, five attempts on Claire's life, a host of horrible secrets, and the handsome Luke. The tale may be a bit over the top, but will surely keep readers turning pages.