Ethics Playbook uOkstove that she continues tose for baking and heating the tea kettle "or brewing coffee in mid summer heat and humidity Really Who asks a "brewing coffee in mid summer heat and humidity Really Who asks a in guest to wait while the wood is gathered lit and the fire takes hold for a ick cup of tea or mug of joe With no air conditioning the cottage is filled with the heat and humidity of July Is there no electricity to brew or perk a hot beverage I did not find any mention of candle power or kerosene lamps And what about hot of candle power or kerosene lamps And what about hot for a shower I found no mention of cold showers so I m guessing there was a hot water source A wood stove in winter would be cozy but for summer seems nreasonable Perhaps someone can clarify for meStill an enjoyable read Thank you Jean Stone The perfect book to kick off summer reading season Just enough drama romance angst and mystery to be both intriguing and entertaining easy reading Now that I ve learned it Is part of a series I must read the rest This was a four star read for me The Duchess of Vidal until the end Too many things fell into place tooickly to make a happy ever after I did enjoy the story and loved the Vineyard reference. Land community often ignite But when Annie's ick thinking saves Fiona's life she's surprised to learn that like #her Fiona has no one to lean on And when Fiona fears that someone wants her dead Annie cannot #Fiona has no one to lean on And when Fiona fears that someone wants her dead Annie cannot away With depleting resources and no home on the horizon Annie is certain of only one thing each of them will have to rise to one of life's greatest challenges feeling at home within themselv. Ividly brings the Vineyard to life filling her book with finely drawn details and three dimensional characters As much a travelogue as it is book with finely drawn details and three dimensional characters As much a travelogue as it is work of fiction A VINEYARD SUMMER provides a perfect getaway especially when read in times like these when the idea of traveling
Seems So Far Away so far away A Vineyard Summer is my introduction to author Jean Stone The novel is a light mystery it s fast paced has full bodied believable characters and is the perfect setting Martha s Vineyard When I began I did not realize this was the second in a series I was somewhat confused when the author continued to refer to happenings in the characters lives that the reader apparently should have known However there is enough detail to fill in the blanks from the past for me to keep p The setting is perfect with rich and colorful descriptions I enjoyed the storyline interweaving the lives of a myriad of local characters The garden tour was perfect The mystery was believable I did have a tiny bit of trouble with esthetics the guest cottage in which main character Annie temporarily resides has a wood burning co. Ssible Shaken by the thought of being forced to leave the people and the community she's grown to love Annie seeks distraction in the July 4th celebrations and stumbles Du fährst zu oft nach Heidelberg und andere Erzählungen upon a young woman who'snconscious on her front lawn and barely alive Summer on the Vineyard brings not only tourists but also wealthy families with summer homes like Fiona Littleton's and tensions between them and the tight knit is. ,
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Of Summer Reads A Family Dramaromancemystery Insummer reads a family dramaromancemystery in island setting all the elements for a fun summertime novel I reads a family dramaromancemystery in an island setting all the elements for a fun summertime novel I this opportunity to learn about Annie and the residents of her little part of Martha s Vineyard Lots of family drama kept the story going and the mystery added another level of intrigue I loved the ending and I m
looking forward to reading the next installme Jean Stone s delightful A VINEYARD SUMMER is a story involving the complexities offorward to reading the next installme Jean Stone s delightful A VINEYARD SUMMER is a story involving the complexities of the often fragile bonds of family and perhaps most importantly what it means to finally find your home Opening with the news that writer Annie Sutton may be forced to leave her beloved Chappy Stone gently ratchets The Winning of Andromache up tension with the discovery of annconscious woman and the sudden departure of Annie s boyfriend John on family business Along the way Annie encounters several of the island s eccentric residents and begins to develop some nexpected bonds all the while looking for a new place to live and trying to finish her new book on deadline Written with great warmth and a light touch Stone Home That's what Martha's Vineyard is to Annie Sutton now After a winter spent writing her latest novel Annie looks forward to a summer with friends who have become like the family she never had But then her landlord announces that his grandson will be moving into her cozy Chappauiddick cottage and she'll be moving out Year round island housing is tough to find at any time; in summer it's nearly impo.