by Rochelle Alers
Publication Date: Mar 31, 2020
List Price: $7.99
Format: Mass Market Paperbound, 336 pages
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
Parent Company: Kensington Publishing Corp.
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"A novel that resembles female bonding romance series like The Bride Quartet by Nora
Roberts… . Capitalizing on its assets: the sensuous Big Easy setting and the rarely encountered middle age romance." —Kirkus Reviews Corporate attorney Hannah DuPont-Lowell always pictured herself returning to New Orleans to retire—just not yet. But after her Manhattan company abruptly lays off its staff, there’s no better place to figure out a next move than the porch of her plantation-style home, nestled in the stunning Garden District … The DuPont House has been in Hannah’s family for two centuries. With eighteen rooms and two guesthouses, it’s far more home than widowed Hannah needs. Still, it could make a wonderful inn, especially if she can convince her friends and former coworkers Tonya, Jasmine, and Nydia to join in the venture. But in the meantime, Hannah has a high school reunion to attend … College Professor St. John McNair, Hannah’s one-time classmate, is still the finest guy in any room. Between Hannah’s willowy, blonde beauty, and his uncanny resemblance to Marvin Gaye, they make a striking pair. And gradually, their rekindled friendship moves toward romance. Still, Hannah is too bruised by her late husband’s infidelities to trust a man again. But her friends’ arrival and encouragement just might show her a path through uncertainty—straight to a vibrant, joyful new life …
"The ambiance and flavor of New Orleans are on full display." —RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars
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- Fiction / Romance / Multicultural & Interracial
- Fiction / Women