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Now, recovering from a personal tragedy, has taken refuge on Butternut Lake, Win, thirteen years later, settling into a predictable and quiet life. Then, poppy unexpectedly shows up on her sister’s doorstep with her suitcases, an aging cat named Sasquatch, one night, and a mysterious man in tow. At first, they relive the joys of Butternut Lake.
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Poppy impulsive and undependable, leaves others to pick up the pieces. Although win loves her beautiful sister, she wasn’t expecting her to move in for the summer.
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Jane finds herself under the spell of her soon-to-be stepbrother, Ethan, who is as charming as he is mysterious. The sisters have a somewhat distant relationship and Alison hopes that the wedding and the weeks leading up to the ceremony will give the siblings a chance to reconnect, as well as meet and get to know David’s grown children.
And even alison is surprised and slightly alarmed by her new blended family. As the summer progresses, it is anything but smooth sailing. Wedding bells are ringing—and a widowed mother of two hopes the occasion will reunite her daughters in this captivating novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Island House and Secrets in Summer.
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