Teresa 'Toots' Amelia Loudenberry is extending her stay in Charleston to help care for her ailing housekeeper, Bernice. Toots' friend, Ida has a new line of cosmetics about to launch, and friends Toots, Mavis, and Sophia are relishing their new careers as models. Most exciting of all, Toots's daughter, Abby, is getting married. Toots is so busy taking care of the upcoming nuptials that she's blindsided by her own unexpected romance. After eight husbands, she's sworn never to get involved again. But fate and her friends, may have other plans.
Love In Rewind
At 29, she has two beautiful kids, a live-in nanny, housekeeper, cook, and every imaginable luxury in the posh Upper East Side townhouse she shares with her drop-dead gorgeous husband, Louis Bruel. His company, Bruel Industries, owns a big chunk of New York City’s most sought-after real estate, and together Emily and Louis embody the perfect hot fairy tale couple for ten happy years of marriage. But when Louis mysteriously starts pushing Emily away, becoming distant and secretive, she is forced to search for the truth among the lies, scandal and heartbreak of his past that threaten to shatter her world.
Wish Upon a Shell
Read this heartwarming first book in the Lighthouse Point series. Three friends—Tally, Susan, and Julie—support each other through triumphs and failures, love and loss. Fall in love with Belle Island and the friendly—or not so friendly—townsfolk on this small southern island.
Bon Bons to Yoga Pants
Lexie Greene has always had such a pretty face. Unfortunately, that's where it seemed to stop. She's grown up hearing her Mother constantly remind her that she needs to lose weight. And twenty-two-year-old Lexie knows she's overweight. With her younger sister's wedding on the horizon and a crush to stalk on Facebook, Lexie's had enough. She gives up her constant daydreams about food and joins a dieting group. As the pounds melt away at the gym, she finds that life on the other side of junk food isn't what she thought.
Diane Hammond’s beautifully rendered description of life in the fictional small town of Hubbard, Oregon, won her plaudits for Going to Bend, her debut novel. In Homesick Creek, Hammond returns to Hubbard and captivates us once again with a cast of characters so vivid we feel like we’ve known them all our lives.