The Beach House by Mary Alice Monroe. Returning to the Lowcountry at the request of her mother, Caretta Rutledge, who had thought she had forever buried her Southern roots and her troubled family, unexpectedly begins to reconnect with her friends and family while fixing up the family beach house, learning that in order to live life to the fullest, she must forgive and forget the past. LVCCLD.
Ferris Beach’s Katie Burns is thrilled when Misty Rhodes moves in across the street. Misty and her bohemian parents come from Ferris Beach, South Carolina, and represent everything Katie wants her family to be: daring, outrageous, fun. The two girls become inseparable until one fateful Fourth of July weekend reveals that families aren’t always as perfect as they seem and there’s a lot more that goes on behind closed doors than meets the eye.