Smart and wickedly funny … a ribald, rollicking mid-life coming-of-age story.
When Tara discovers that her husband’s late nights in the city are hiding an affair with a younger woman, the illusion of her perfect little world is shattered in an instant. Determined to reclaim her dreams, she relocates to Vero Beach, a posh seaside community abutting the Atlantic. There, she purchases an older home on the barrier island, never imagining that this charming enclave hides a seamy underbelly where dark intrigue lurks.
… an intricately woven story of love,
friendship, and metamorphosis
Retained as piano instructor to young Harry, Tara soon finds herself entangled in the affairs of his mysterious father, the wealthy tycoon, Nathan McCourt. As Tara's home is being renovated, a strange thing happens: she undergoes a transformation of her own. She is stronger, more confident, and happier than she ever imagined possible. Only one thing is missing from this rosy picture: the man of her dreams. It isn't until a category 4 hurricane blows into town, that all the divergent plot lines are knit up, and Tara finally gets her happily ever after.