Sweet Salt Air: A Novel

By Barbara Delinsky

On Quinnipeague, hearts open lower than the summer season stars and secrets and techniques glide within the Sweet Salt Air...

Charlotte and Nicole have been as soon as the simplest of neighbors, spending summers jointly in Nicole's coastal island condominium off of Maine. yet decades, and plenty of secrets and techniques, have stored the ladies aside. A profitable trip author, unmarried Charlotte lives at the highway, whereas Nicole, a foodstuff blogger, retains condominium in Philadelphia together with her surgeon-husband, Julian. whilst Nicole is commissioned to write down a ebook approximately island foodstuff, she invitations her outdated pal Charlotte again to Quinnipeague, for a last summer time, to assist. Outgoing and passionate, Charlotte has a present for chatting with humans and making acquaintances, and Nicole may use her services for interviews with locals. lacking a real connection, Charlotte agrees.

But what either girls do not know is they are every one retaining whatever again that could swap their lives endlessly. For Nicole, what involves mild may possibly wreck her marriage, however it can also retailer her husband. For Charlotte, the reality might rate her Nicole's friendship, yet unfastened her to like back. And her probability may perhaps lie with a reclusive neighborhood guy, with a center to appease and problems of his own.

Bestselling writer and grasp storyteller Barbara Delinsky invitations you return away to Quinnipeague…

Show description

Preview of Sweet Salt Air: A Novel PDF

Similar Contemporary Literature books

The Philosopher's Apprentice: A Novel

An excellent thinker with a expertise for self-destruction, Mason Ambrose gratefully accepts a proposal no ravenous ethicist may refuse. He needs to go back and forth to a personal tropical island and teach Londa Sabacthani, a gorgeous, fantastic adolescent who has misplaced either her reminiscence and her conscience in a freak twist of fate.

The Last Best Kiss

Jane Austen involves modern day l. a. in Claire LaZebnik's creative tackle Persuasion, the place seventeen-year-old Anna Eliot reveals out even if there is one of these factor as a moment likelihood in terms of past love. lovers of Polly Shulman, Maureen Johnson, Elizabeth Eulberg, Stephanie Perkins, and, after all, Jane Austen will love this irresistibly humorous and romantic modern story.

The Wedding Bees: A Novel of Honey, Love, and Manners

Sugar Wallace didn't think in love first and foremost sight, yet her bees did. . . . each spring Sugar Wallace coaxes her sleepy honeybee queen—presently the 6th in an extended line of Queen Elizabeths—out of the hive and shall we her move slowly round a valuable outdated map. anywhere the queen stops is their subsequent vacation spot, and this 12 months it really is big apple urban.

Where She Went

The hugely expected sequel to the hot York occasions bestselling and seriously acclaimed If I StayPicking up a number of years after the dramatic end of If I remain, the place She Went maintains the tale of Adam and Mia, from Adam's viewpoint. Ever considering that Mia's choice to stick - yet now not with him - Adam's occupation has been on an excellent trajectory.

Extra resources for Sweet Salt Air: A Novel

Show sample text content

Sooner or later, it has to hit, correct? ’ ‘No,’ Charlotte acknowledged. ‘Multiple sclerosis is a protracted affliction. it might cross on for years with little switch. ’ Julian wouldn’t publish with that, she knew, yet she didn’t are looking to repeat it. higher to aim to think what Charlotte stated. ‘You’re correct. certainly correct. ’ ‘You’re operating your self up for not anything. ’ ‘I am. You’re correct. and that i shouldn’t criticize Julian. He’s doing the easiest he can. ’ She took a deep breath. ‘That’s greater. thanks. ’ ‘Want to visit Rockland? ’ ‘Today? ’ she requested, liking the concept. ‘To play? ’ ‘Absolutely. I didn’t deliver sufficient outfits. along with, tomorrow’s the vacation, so there’ll be additional ferries shuttling site visitors in this present day. We’ve performed much at the publication. We deserve an afternoon off. ’ They took the early boat to Rockland and spent the day purchasing, viewing the Wyeth assortment, even catching a day motion picture on the Strand prior to heading again to the dock. In a distinct position, Nicole had a better time focusing, even though she frequently glanced at her cell. by the point they back to Quinnipeague, each piece of her fear used to be again. Charlotte was once on facet just because Nicole was once. She didn’t think within the enterprise of coming near near doom, yet Nicole used to be so occupied with it that she puzzled if there have been issues she didn’t comprehend. There were moments in Rockland whilst she used to be the usual chatty Nicole, different instances while she was once silent. Charlotte couldn’t strength her to speak. All she may do used to be to stick shut. That acknowledged, her brain did wander sometimes while she observed a guy who used to be of old enough and construct to be Leo’s father. She didn’t point out it to Nicole. Leo remained a sore spot along with her. It used to be overdue afternoon after they bought again. They have been shedding their issues within the kitchen while Nicole’s cellphone rang. Her center used to be thudding even earlier than she observed Julian’s identify. He didn’t often name this early. ‘Hey, Jules,’ she acknowledged in breathless shock, praying that he had both replaced his brain and was once coming finally, or just neglected her sufficient to need to listen to her voice. whilst he didn’t communicate, she requested a apprehensive, ‘Everything ok? ’ His voice was once quiet. ‘No. It’s out. ’ She gasped. ‘What do you suggest, out? ’ ‘I used to be at a supply assembly with part a dozen surgeons whilst my correct hand began to shake. i attempted to place it in my lap, however it used to be beautiful visible. ’ ‘Maybe they didn’t see. ’ ‘They have been looking at it, Nicole. Surgeons don’t like hand tremors. ’ ‘But those medical professionals don’t comprehend you. probably they believe that’s simply the way you are. ’ The argument used to be absurd, in fact. Shaking was once shaking. ‘At least it wasn’t in entrance of your crew in Philly. ’ ‘Dan Ewing was once there,’ Julian acknowledged quietly. ‘He flew down final evening and used to be on the assembly. He stayed at the back of whilst the others left and requested point-blank. whilst I didn’t instantly solution, he acknowledged he knew whatever was once mistaken – that he’d identified it for your time – yet didn’t comprehend what it was once. So I advised him. I didn’t have a call, Nicki. Giving evasive solutions is something; mendacity outright is one other. ’ ‘I understand,’ she attempted, ‘but Dan’s a chum.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.98 of 5 – based on 17 votes