Nell

Nancy Thayer (Author) Sarah Zimmerman (Read by)
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Description

Now available for the first time in audio, this beloved novel by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer tells the uplifting story of a single mom seeking independence and struggling to find her way.

Nell St. John is not living the life she imagined for herself--not by a long shot. She was once a glamorous young actress married to influential director, Marlow St. John. Together, the A-list couple was the toast of the town. But then Marlow's star fades and tensions at home skyrocket. Marlow takes up with another woman and abandons Nell, leaving her to pay the bills and raise their two boisterous young children. A string of attractive suitors is not the answer to her lack of fulfillment, but what is?

When she's offered a job at a posh clothing boutique on Nantucket, Nell uproots her young family and moves to the island. Soon, her college age ex-stepdaughter Clary, who has her own romantic troubles, moves in with her, and Clary and Nell fall in love with island life and its gentler pace. Nell also captures the attention of an eccentric man about town. And in that carefree, romantic summer of tender passion, she looks within and discovers much more than she ever dreamed possible.

Praise for the novels of Nancy Thayer

"The queen of beach books."--The Star-Ledger

"Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship, of where the two complement and where they collide."--Elin Hilderbrand

"Thayer's gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters [is] captivating."--Houston Chronicle

"One of my favorite writers."--Susan Wiggs

"Thayer portrays beautifully the small moments, inside stories and shared histories that build families."--The Miami Herald

"Thayer's sense of place is powerful, and her words are hung together the way my grandmother used to tat lace."--Dorothea Benton Frank

Product Details

Price
$14.99  $13.79
Publisher
Brilliance Audio
Publish Date
October 23, 2018
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.5 X 6.75 inches | 0.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
MP3 CD
EAN/UPC
9781978617384
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About the Author

Nancy Thayer is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nantucket Wedding, Secrets in Summer, The Island House, The Guest Cottage, An Island Christmas, Nantucket Sisters, A Nantucket Christmas, Island Girls, Summer Breeze, Heat Wave, Beachcombers, Summer House, Moon Shell Beach, and The Hot Flash Club. She lives on Nantucket.
Sarah Zimmerman is an Audie Award-nominated narrator, having recorded over 100 books to date, and has an extensive theater career. She has performed on Broadway, in regional theaters across America, and in numerous guest-starring TV roles. Sarah is a graduate of The Boston Conservatory and the Old Globe/USD.