(c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved
Recent architecture school graduate Alix Madsen takes a year to live on Nantucket, Mass., where she plans to recover from a bad breakup, study for her exams, and prepare a portfolio. While she loves the island, her head truly gets turned when she realizes that she'll be living in close proximity to famed architect Jared Montgomery. Super-sexy Jared has no interest in serving as anyone's mentor, but he's drawn to Alix's talent and beauty. As their relationship builds, Jared concedes that he knows more about Alix's ties to Nantucket than she herself understands. As family and friends gather for Alix's best friend's upcoming wedding, old souls may be reuniting in modern bodies, putting a reincarnation twist on the contemporary beach read. Deveraux (Moonlight Masquerade) masterfully brings together two kindred spirits, giving readers lots of reasons to look forward to the next installments in the planned Nantucket Brides trilogy. Agent: Robin Rue, Writers House. (July) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
From Booklist, Copyright © American Library Association. Used with permission.
Best-selling romance author Deveraux is at her spellbinding romantic finest as she launches the brand-new Nantucket Brides series. The story follows young Alix Madsen, a brokenhearted architect student, who unexpectedly becomes the owner of a quaint little Nantucket property. Adelaide Kingsley has left the home to Madsen in her will, but who Kingsley is and what her relationship is to the family remains in question. While Alix moves in and gets busy planning her best friend's wedding, she starts falling for the charming architect living in the guest house. But even with all the romance in the air, she becomes aware that Kingsley left the house to Alix in order to help solve an old family mystery. Throughout the novel, secrets slowly emerge within the house and among Deveraux's characters, inducing Alix to question everything and everyone she knows, including her new love interest. Readers will be eager for the next installment.--Chesanek, Carissa Copyright 2010 Booklist