Beachcombers: A Novel

Front Cover
Random House Publishing Group, Jun 22, 2010 - Fiction - 368 pages
57 Reviews
BONUS: This edition contains a Beachcombers discussion guide and an excerpt from Nancy Thayer's Heat Wave.

Abbie Fox hasn’t seen her father or two younger sisters in almost two years. But now Lily, the baby of the family, is sending Abbie urgent emails begging her to return home. Their middle sister, Emma, has taken to her bed, devastated after losing her high-powered job and breaking up with her fiancÚ. Also, Lily is worried that the beautiful, enigmatic woman renting their guesthouse has set her sights on their widowed father. The Fox sisters closed ranks years ago after the haunting, untimely death of their mother, but seeing their dad move on with his life forces each of them to take stock.

Over the course of the summer, the sisters’ lives grow as turbulent as the unpredictable currents off the New England coast: Abbie breaks her own rules in the name of love, type-A Emma learns a new definition of success, and strong-minded Lily must reconcile her dreams with reality. At summer’s end, these unforgettable women will face profound choices—and undergo personal transformations that will surprise even themselves.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
11
4 stars
23
3 stars
16
2 stars
6
1 star
1

Review: Beachcombers

User Review  - Ellen - Goodreads

If you can believe that four members of one family (all good-looking/slim/handsome/gorgeous - delete as appropriate) can all find love in Nantucket in one summer, then this is most definitely the book ... Read full review

Review: Beachcombers

User Review  - Goodreads

If you can believe that four members of one family (all good-looking/slim/handsome/gorgeous - delete as appropriate) can all find love in Nantucket in one summer, then this is most definitely the book ... Read full review

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2010)

Nancy Thayer is the New York Times bestselling author of Moon Shell Beach, The Hot Flash Club, The Hot Flash Club Strikes Again, Hot Flash Holidays, The Hot Flash Club Chills Out, and Between Husbands and Friends. She lives on Nantucket.


From the Hardcover edition.

Bibliographic information