A Summer of Surprises

A Summer of Surprises

Jill Conroy is tricked by her sister into becoming the housekeeper and cook for the summer at Seashell Cottage where Greg Campbell and his nephew, Brody, have been hired to do maintenance projects on the house. Annoyed at first, Jill soon realizes how wonderful it is to be away from her home in New York and the memories of her deceased, emotionally abusive husband. Soon the magic of the beach heals Jill enough for her to decide to move to Florida permanently to make a new life for herself. Her part-time work at a summer camp and the promise of a new job as a third-grade teacher in the fall make it seem as if her future is set. But a visit from her sister, followed by her mother, reveals secrets that surprise them all. Jill learns to accept the idea of love not only from Brody but from his daughter, Kacy, as the summer brings even more surprises.

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  • Micky Cox

    A wonderfully written story that is so much more than just a sweet romance. It's a story of a woman finding her strength and even more, her place in life. She takes control away from those that have k...

  • Shelleen Toland

    Jill Conroy's sister, Cristal, asked her to watch a cottage and relax. When Jill gets there she finds out she is to be housekeeper and cook for 2 men a young girl. That is nothing new for how Cristal ...

  • Carolyn

    Very sweet read about a woman coming into her own in her life after years of a bullying husband and an overbearing, domineering mother. ...

  • Pelusa Rivera

    We meet Jill who has always been known as the smart one. Her sister invites her to Florida for the summer and come to find out she was asked so that she could do all the work. Jill has gotten to the p...

  • Sue

    The roles we are given in our families at an early age can affect us through the rest of our lives. Jill and Cristal don't have a close relationship because their mother managed to keep them from bein...

  • Teresa

    When Jill finally decides she needs a break, she takes up her sister's offer to house set at a beach house in Florida. Little did she know that she would end up being the house cook and keeper. She es...

  • Vikki Vaught

    Thanks go to the publisher and Net-Galley for a complimentary copy of A Summer of Surprises by Judith Keim for the purpose of reading and reviewing. My opinions are my own, and no one has influenced t...

  • Marti

    A Summer of Surprises was a wonderful story of reimagining life. Judith Keim was a new author to me and I enjoyed her novel. She is another author to add to my list of authors to read. The reclaiming ...

  • Kathy

    A wonderful story! How can you go wrong with a place at the beach, a hunky carpenter guy and a lonely woman with issues? Never mind that you were tricked into going and expected to cook and clean for ...

  • Sheila Moss

    I enjoyed this book. It's an engrossing and entertaining read. With a good storyline and likeable characters it makes for a nice light summer read. This was my first book by this author and i will loo...