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Maddie Chester is determined to leave her hometown of Gansett Island, a
place that has brought her only bad memories and ugly rumors. Then she's
knocked off her bike on the way to her housekeeping job at McCarthy's
Resort Hotel by Gansett's "favorite son," Mac McCarthy. He's back in
town to help his father with preparations to sell the family resort and
has no intention of staying long. When Mac accidentally sends Maddie
flying over the handlebars, badly injuring her, he moves in to nurse her
back to health and help care for her young son. He soon realizes his
plans for a hit-and-run visit to the island are in serious jeopardy, and
he just may be "maid" for love.
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Joe Cantrell, owner of the Gansett Island Ferry Company, has been in
love with Janey McCarthy for as long as he can remember. At the same
time, Janey has been dating or engaged to doctor-in-training David
Lawrence. When things go horribly wrong between David and Janey, she
calls her "fifth brother" Joe, one of the few people in her close circle
who lives on the mainland. Janey decides a few days with Joe is just
what she needs before she goes home to the island to face her parents
and family with the news of her broken engagement. It was bad enough for
Joe loving Janey from afar, but having her in his house is pure
torture. Will he take advantage of this opportunity to show her what
they could have together? And what will Joe's best friend and Janey's
protective older brother Mac have to say about it?
For four of the best summers of his young life, Luke Harris was in love
with Sydney Donovan, a wealthy seasonal visitor to Gansett Island. Then
Sydney went off to college and never came back. She married another man
and had two children while Luke remained on the island, working at
McCarthy's Gansett Marina and wondering what had gone wrong between him
and the only woman he ever loved. Fifteen months after Sydney suffers
the tragic loss of her husband and children, she's returned to Gansett
to figure out what's next, and that may very well be a rekindled love
affair with the one man from her past she's never forgotten. But is she
ready for a second chance at love?
Since he won the Academy Award for best original screenplay a few years
ago, Grant McCarthy's personal and professional lives have fallen apart.
Abby, the woman he was supposed to marry, is engaged to someone else,
and Grant is back at home on Gansett Island helping to run the family
marina business while his father recovers from a serious injury. While
all Grant's focus should be on winning back the love of his life, pesky
Stephanie, who runs the marina restaurant, is working her way under his
skin and into his bed. As Tropical Storm Hailey cuts off Gansett Island
from the mainland, Grant suspects Stephanie is hiding something big from
her past. When he finds out what it is, what will be more important to
him? Winning Abby back or helping Stephanie to right a terrible wrong?
All her life, Grace Ryan was the "fat girl." Taunted and teased and
ignored by her peers, she tried every diet ever invented to no avail.
Desperate to change her life as her twenties slipped away, she decided
it was time for drastic measures and had lap-band surgery. More than a
year later, she's lost 130 pounds and is venturing into the dating world
for the first time. During a boat trip to Gansett Island with the new
guy in her life, Grace refuses to have sex with him and finds herself
abandoned without a dollar to her name at McCarthy's Gansett Island
Marina. At home for the summer awaiting the launch of his debut CD,
music star-in-the-making Evan McCarthy is performing at the Tiki Bar
when he notices Grace looking lost in a sea of happy people. Evan comes
to her aid and quickly finds himself smitten. But the last thing Grace
needs after all she's been through is a guy who "doesn't do
relationships." Will Evan change his ways to win Grace's heart?
Owen Lawry has made a living as a traveling musician and enjoys his
footloose and fancy free lifestyle. But after meeting Laura McCarthy and
helping her to land the job as manager of his grandparents’ hotel on
Gansett Island, Owen decides there’s something to be said about a roof
over his head and a warm, sexy woman in his bed.
Laura, a newlywed who discovered that her husband never quit dating,
came to Gansett for her cousin’s Janey’s wedding, but ended up staying
after she met Owen and took on the renovations to the dilapidated Sand
& Surf Hotel.
As Owen and Laura’s attraction simmers during months of close
proximity, they form a tight bond that will be tested when her estranged
husband refuses to grant her a divorce. As summer turns to autumn and
Laura and Owen take baby steps toward love, favorite characters from
past Gansett Island stories continue to live their happily ever afters.