By Dorothea Benton Frank
Dorothea Benton Frank novels are jam-packed with clever and witty fiction that each reader desires on their bookshelf: soulful, edgy tales approximately practical characters universal to us all that discover the main deeply felt moments of existence with wry humor and heart.
All summer season Long follows one fascinating ny couple – in demand inside clothier Olivia Ritchie and her husband Nicholas Seymour, an English professor and precise southern gentleman. they're likely polar opposites, but magnetically drawn jointly and in love for greater than fourteen years.
As they organize to relocate to Charleston, S.C., Olivia, the final word New Yorker, has reservations in regards to the promise she made to retire within the Lowcountry, the place Nick desires to go back domestic and lead a extra peaceable life. they're relocating north to south, quick velocity as opposed to sluggish speed and downsizing. Nick is ecstatic. Olivia is not. She can’t permit Nick be aware of that their funds should not what he thought. Her consumer checklist is evaporating, their financial reserves are dwindling and perhaps that residence she picked out on Sullivans Island wishes an excessive amount of work. Thank God, for her assistant, Roni Larini, her correct (and occasionally left) hand.
As they locate themselves thinking about the next move in their lives, Olivia and Nick go back and forth together with her billionaire consumers and their pals and are swept up into the realm of the ultra-rich and discover the globe with a forged of zany eccentrics over one tumultuous, sizzling summer. All as Olivia grapples with what lies forward for her and Nick.
This is a narrative of ways plans evolve and lives swap in unforeseen methods, how even those that have every little thing are nonetheless searching for whatever extra. Even the main profitable humans can usually fight to maintain issues together. All summer season Long asks the last word query: can cash purchase happiness? From Sullivans Island to Necker Island to Nantucket to the shores of Southern Spain, we’ll come to acknowledge the various faces of real love, love that deepens and endures yet merely simply because one lady makes an enormous jump of religion. And that jump alterations everything.
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All Summer Long: A Novel by Dorothea Benton Frank