The Shop on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #1)

The Shop on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #1) Description:

Bestselling romance author and ardent knitter Debbie Macomber combines both her skills in this novel about a newly opened Seattle yarn shop and the knitting class that brings four women together to make baby blankets The owner of the shop and her three students produce more than blankets knitting together bonds of solidarity friendship love hope and renewal The book even includes the pattern for the blanket which was created by premier knitting designer Ann Norling br br When Lydia Hoffman a cancer survivor and owner of A Good Yarn starts a knitting class for her patrons she forms a special friendship and bond with three extraordinary women Jacqueline Carol and Alix and together they share laughter heartbreak and dreams

Rating: 3.73 out of 5

A Good Yarn (Blossom Street, #2)

A Good Yarn (Blossom Street, #2) Description:

Lydia Hoffman owns the shop on Blossom Street In the year since it opened A Good Yarn has thrived and so has Lydia A lot of that is due to Brad Goetz But when Brad s ex wife reappears Lydia is suddenly afraid to trust her newfound happiness Three women join Lydia s newest class Elise Beaumont retired and bitterly divorced learns that her onetime husband is reentering her life Bethanne Hamlin is facing the fallout from a much more recent divorce And Courtney Pulanski is a depressed and overweight teenager whose grandmother s idea of helping her is to drag her to seniors swim sessions and to the knitting class at A Good Yarn

Rating: 3.80 out of 5

204 Rosewood Lane (Cedar Cove, #2)

204 Rosewood Lane (Cedar Cove, #2) Description:

Grace Sherman br Rosewood Lane br Cedar Cove Washington br br Dear Reader br br If you ve been to Cedar Cove before we ve probably met You can usually find me either at home or at the public library where I work I ve lived in this town all my life and raised two daughters here But my husband and I well about six months ago he disappeared Just disappeared i Where s Dan i Why did he go Who s he with Will I ever find out br br My hometown my family and friends bring me comfort during this difficult time Comfort and a sense of shelter I m continually reminded that life can and does go on For instance everyone s been discussing weddings and babies lately Justine the only daughter of my best friend Olivia Lockhart impulsively got married a little while ago My own daughter Kelly recently had a baby Unfortunately she refuses to accept that Dan might not return to see his first grandchild My older daughter Maryellen is more realistic I think she s seeing a new man but for some reason she won t tell me who it is br br Then there s Jack who s been pursuing a romance with Olivia and his son Eric and Eric s girlfriend Shelly I think i she s i pregnant and Zach and Rosemary Cox whose marriage is reputedly on the skids and Well just come on over and we ll talk br br i Grace i

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

The Inn at Rose Harbor (Rose Harbor #1)

The Inn at Rose Harbor (Rose Harbor #1) Description:

From i New York Times i bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes a heartwarming new series based in the Pacific Northwest town of Cedar Cove where a charming cast of characters finds love forgiveness and renewal behind the doors of the cozy Rose Harbor Inn br br Jo Marie Barlow first arrives in Cedar Cove seeking a sense of peace and a fresh start Coping with the death of her husband she purchases a local bed and breakfast the newly christened Rose Harbor Inn ready to begin her life anew Yet the inn holds more surprises than Jo Marie can imagine br br Her first guest is Joshua Weaver who has come home to care for his ailing stepfather The two have never seen eye to eye and Joshua has little hope that they can reconcile their differences But a long lost acquaintance from Joshua s high school days proves to him that forgiveness is never out of reach and love can bloom even where it s least expected br br The other guest is Abby Kincaid who has returned to Cedar Cove to attend her brother s wedding Back for the first time in twenty years she almost wishes she hadn t come the picturesque town harboring painful memories from her past And while Abby reconnects with family and old friends she realizes she can only move on if she truly allows herself to let go br br A touching novel of life s grand possibilities and the heart s ability to heal i The Inn at Rose Harbor i is a welcome introduction to an unforgettable set of friends br br br i From the Hardcover edition i

Rating: 3.63 out of 5

Twenty Wishes (Blossom Street, #5)

Twenty Wishes (Blossom Street, #5) Description:

Anne Marie Roche wants to find happiness again At her life is not what she d expected She s childless recently widowed alone She starts a list of things she d like to do One of her wishes brings her into contact with Ellen an eight year old girl The relationship that develops is far more involving than Anne Marie could have imagined

Rating: 3.33 out of 5

Back on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #4)

Back on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #4) Description:

There s a new shop on Seattle s Blossom Street a flower shop called Susannah s Garden The owner Susannah Nelson has just hired a young widow named Colette Blake Susannah and Colette both join Lydia Goetz s new knitting class Lydia s previous classes have forged lasting friendships and this one is no exception

Rating: 3.35 out of 5

Summer on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #6)

Summer on Blossom Street (Blossom Street, #6) Description:

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Rating: 3.34 out of 5

311 Pelican Court (Cedar Cove, #3)

311 Pelican Court (Cedar Cove, #3) Description:

p b Rosie Cox br Pelican Court br Cedar Cove Washington br b p p Dear Reader p p One thing about Cedar Cove people sure are interested in what other people are doing Take me for instance Everybody in the town knows that my husband Zach and I recently got a divorce Everybody also know that Judge Olivia Lockhard decreed a pretty unusual custody arrangement It won t be the kids moving between my place and Zach s i We re i the ones who ll be going back and forth p p Olivia isn t immune to gossip herself Will she stay with Jack the guy who runs our local paper or will she get back with her ex Inquiring minds want to know p p But the i really i big gossip has to do with the dead guy the man who died at a local bed and breakfast Who is he and why did he show up there in the middle of the night Roy McAfee our local private investigator is absolutely determined to find out I hope he does and then I ll let you know See you soon p p Rosie p

Rating: 3.77 out of 5

Susannah's Garden (Blossom Street, #3)

Susannah's Garden (Blossom Street, #3) Description:

At Seattleite Susannah Nelson is unsatisfied with her American dream she s got a devoted husband two teenage children and a rewarding career teaching fifth grade She s also got a recently deceased father a mother increasingly unable to care for herself and recurring dreams about her high school sweetheart Jake Presley who disappeared around the time of the death of her brother Doug years ago Returning to her hometown of Colville Wash over the summer to look after her mother Susannah has an ulterior motive to find Jake As she orchestrates her mother s rocky move to a nursing home and tries to keep track of her household particularly her petulant daughter recently taken with shiftless townie Troy Nance Susannah picks up Jake s trail with the help of a private investigator and a childhood friend As tension mounts between Susannah and her family she uncovers the shocking details of Jake s disappearance and of Doug s death and ultimately faces her long buried resentment toward her father

Rating: 3.48 out of 5

16 Lighthouse Road (Cedar Cove, #1)

16 Lighthouse Road (Cedar Cove, #1) Description:

Olivia Lockhart br Cedar Cove Washington br br Dear Reader br br You don t know me yet but in a few hours that s going to change You see I m inviting you to my home and my town of Cedar Cove because I want you to meet my family friends and neighbors Come and hear their stories maybe even their secrets br br I have to admit that my own secrets are pretty open My marriage failed some years ago and I have a rather difficult relationship with my daughter Justine Then there s my mother Charlotte who has plenty of opinions and is always willing to share them br br Here s an example I m a family court judge and she likes to drop in on my courtroom Recently I was hearing a divorce petition In my mother s view young Cecilia and Ian Randall hadn t tried hard enough to make their marriage work and I actually agreed So I rendered my judgment Divorce Denied br br Well you wouldn t believe the reaction Thanks to an article by Jack Griffin the editor of our local paper and a man I wouldn t mind seeing more of i everyone s i talking br br Cedar Cove people love it and sometimes they leave it but they never forget it br br See you soon br Olivia

Rating: 3.55 out of 5