Wednesday, July 03, 2013

Review: Sunset Bridge

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About the Book:
Former socialite Tracy Deloche has nothing to her name but five ramshackle beach cottages and the unlikely friendships she's formed with her tenants. Wanda, wise waitress turned popular pie-shop owner. Janya, the young Indian wife whose arranged marriage surprises her every day. Alice, a widow raising her complex tween-age granddaughter. And Maggie, Wanda's daughter, a former Miami cop with a love life as complicated as Tracy's own.

The new man in Tracy's life hasn't mentioned love or commitment— and Tracy has just discovered she's pregnant. Janya longs to be a mother—and suddenly has two young siblings in her care. Maggie helps out at Wanda's Wonderful Pies…but is the kitchen big enough for both Gray women? And Alice may lose her beloved granddaughter to someone no one expected….

As a tropical storm brews, the wind carries surprises and secrets over the bridge to Happiness Key. Now, more than ever, five friends will discover just how much they need one another.

My Comments:
I enjoyed this heartwarming conclusion to the story of these women who have become good friends.  I will say that the climax scene was highly unlikely but other than that, I could believe the story and identify with teh characters, particularly those whose independence was causing them trouble in life. 

I got this one at the library and recommend it.  While we are told characters were intimate, we do not get to watch.  Grade:  B+

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