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Summer Secrets

Summer Secrets [Kindle Edition]

Barbara Freethy
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews)

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Fans of Nora Roberts, Luanne Rice and Kristin Hannah will enjoy this book filled with romance, mystery and adventure ..

#1 New York Times Bestselling author Barbara Freethy presents a powerful contemporary novel -- the story of three unique sisters ... the secrets that bind them for life ... and the summer that will set them free.

Eight years ago, the three McKenna sisters -- Kate, Ashley, and Caroline -- had their fifteen minutes of fame. Driven by their ambitious father, they won an around-the-world sailing race as teenagers. But something happened out on the turbulent sea during a fierce storm they could never forget ...

Now Tyler Jamison has come to Castleton, a picturesque island off the coast of Washington State, asking questions about the famous McKennas. But even as the sisters close ranks against the tenacious repoter, the past threatens to drown them in its wake. It will take Caroline's willingness to right a wrong, Ashley's struggle to face her greatest fears, and Kate's attempt to embrace life -- and love -- again to finally calm the winds and stop the rain.


"Freethy skillfully keeps the reader on the hook , and her tantalizing and believable tale has it all -- romance, adventure and mystery." Booklist (Starred Review)

"Freethy's zesty storytelling will keep readers hooked, and the sisters' loving but prickly interactions will make anyone with a sibling smile." Publishers Weekly

"Graced with sympathetic, well-defined characters and an intriguing multi-threaded plot, this is an emotionally involving story ... sure to please Freethy's growing fan base, and like Kristin Hannah's novels, neatly bridges the gap between romance and traditional women's fiction." Library Journal

"In the tradition of LaVyrle Spencer, gifted author Barbara Freethy creates an irresistible tale of family secrets, riveting adventure and heart-touching romance." Susan Wiggs

"Barbara Freethy writes with bright assurance, exploring the bonds of sisterhood and the excitement of blue-water sailing." Luanne Rice

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2556 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Fog City Publishing, LLC (2 July 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003K15AKQ
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (330 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #38,628 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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47 of 48 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars More than just a romance 30 Oct 2012
By Nicola_1202 TOP 500 REVIEWER
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A fabulous free download that I would've gladly paid for and can recommend reading. A well-written romance with a fairly meaty storyline behind it, that took a few very unexpected, surprising twists and in a descriptively beautiful setting.

Whilst I found the opening chapters a little slow in getting going, when it did I found it difficult to put down. Kate, Ashley and Caroline are great characters; all with their own strengths and weaknesses and all so different. Their sisterly rivalry, insecurities, disagreements and love for one another are true-to-life and the men in the book bring out the best and worst in them.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Summer secrets 4 Mar 2013
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Thrilling all the way through would suite all ages gripping at times could not put the book down looking forward to reading more from this author
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A super read - thank you! 11 Nov 2012
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A fab book that I would have been more than happy to pay for. Barbara Freethy is a great author, the first book I read of hers was Ryans return which was really good but I actually think I prefer this one. It kept me guessing right to the very end and loved that it was about sailing - something I know absoluetly nothing about.

Thank you Barbara Freethy for a super freebie! I will be buying the rest of your books :)
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3.0 out of 5 stars OK if a little predictible 24 July 2013
By Kitten
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I must admit I was suprised this was on the New York Times bestsellers list... it was a niely written but I did kind of feel like I knew where it would end up pretty much from the get go.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Lighthearted 20 Nov 2012
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Again a new author never read before would read more of her books if available. Read this almost non stop except for the usual chores!,
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Easy read, Great book 2 Sep 2012
By Maggie
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A friend told me about this writer, and Amazon have a few of her books for free.
This is a great read, good story with a good twist. I can see why the sisters turned up they way they did, what a secret the father asked them to keep. Very will written, kept me wondring about how it will end. All in all enjoyed it a lot.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Summer Secrets 27 Sep 2013
By Ann Day
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Summer S
ecrets. This book was so disjointed, with random episodes and not a complete story. Glad l didn't buy it! A total waste of time.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Too slow 23 Sep 2013
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Ploughed through it only because I don't like leaving a book unread. Felt nothing for the charectors and the storey was unbelievable at times. By the time it gathered momentum at the final chapters it was too late fir me to care.
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