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Montauk By Nicola Harrison Montauk Montauk Long Island A simple town on the brink of a glamorous future A marriage drifting apart A life on the edge of what is and what could beAn epic and cinematic novel by debut

  • Title: Montauk
  • Author: Nicola Harrison
  • ISBN: 1250200113
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Montauk By Nicola Harrison Montauk, Long Island, 1938.A simple town on the brink of a glamorous future.A marriage drifting apart.A life on the edge of what is and what could beAn epic and cinematic novel by debut author Nicola Harrison, Montauk captures the glamour and extravagance of a summer by the sea with the story of a woman torn between the life she chose and the life she desires.Montauk, L Montauk, Long Island, 1938.A simple town on the brink of a glamorous future.A marriage drifting apart.A life on the edge of what is and what could beAn epic and cinematic novel by debut author Nicola Harrison, Montauk captures the glamour and extravagance of a summer by the sea with the story of a woman torn between the life she chose and the life she desires.Montauk, Long Island, 1938 For three months, this humble fishing village will serve as the playground for New York City s wealthy elite Beatrice Bordeaux was looking forward to a summer of reigniting the passion between her and her husband, Harry Instead, tasked with furthering his investment interest in Montauk as a resort destination, she learns she ll be spending twelve weeks sequestered with the high society wives at The Montauk Manor a two hundred room seaside hotel while Harry pursues other interests in the city College educated, but raised a modest country girl in Pennsylvania, Bea has never felt fully comfortable among these privileged women, whose days are devoted not to their children but to leisure activities and charities that seemingly benefit no one but themselves She longs to be a mother herself, as well as a loving wife, but after five years of marriage she remains childless while Harry is increasingly remote and distracted Despite lavish parties at the Manor and the Yacht Club, Bea is lost and lonely and
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    1. Linda on said:

      Nicola Harrison presents her debut novel, Montauk, nestled on the tip of Long Island It s the summer of 1938 and we, as readers, step into a time period wrapped in social s, societal webbings, and male female designated roles Not one to be enad with romance novels, this was a bit of a challenge for me, but through no fault of the writing skills of Nicola Harrison She sets the tone precisely for the era and her complicated characters reflect that My backbone arched a bit every time th Nicola Harr [...]

    2. marilyn on said:

      Beatrice Bordeaux, born lower middle class, was college educated and married to wealthy Harry Bordeaux Her story takes place the summer of 1938, in the fishing village of Montauk, the latest vacation hotspot for the wealthy Beatrice and Harry s marriage is failing, not helped by the fact that Beatrice has still not gotten pregnant after five years of marriage Thinking this summer vacation will be a new beginning for the two of them, Beatrice is dismayed to find that her husband plans to spen Bea [...]

    3. Kathryn on said:

      This will be a bestseller St Martin s Press states a release date for June 4, 2019 and may advertise it as a perfect beach read This fish out of water story is sure to be embraced by those, who enjoy tales of forbidden love I enjoyed that the story mainly because it has a character driven plot The key characters had depth and they reactions to each other at times seemed out of character and yet, the gossip, backbiting and sabotage would probably make most people react at some point in like This [...]

    4. Carolyn on said:

      This type of book, romance, extra marital affairs, love stories, especially amongst the rich and frivolous are not a genre I would normally read To be fair, I have to separate my preferences and rate the book for its vivid portrayal of its characters, its terrific sense of place and time, the visual descriptions of the luxurious resort, the glamorous attire and gourmet dining, with its dramatic, heartfelt conclusion Highly recommended for those who enjoy romantic historical writing with some Thi [...]

    5. Jaksen on said:

      Will be honest about two thingsFirst, I m not a romance lover I seldom read them any I did read dozens and dozens when younger, though, ate them up like you would hot dogs at a hot dog eating contest Could not get enough of them So I know, understand and do appreciate the genre, even though I no longer eat hot dogs And two, I didn t read the entire book Not my fault My mind wandered I was angry at the MC Then I didn t care about her Or her friends Or the men in her life Or any Will be honest abo [...]

    6. Anne on said:

      This was such a lovely debut novel Set in 1938 in Montauk, it revolves around Beatrice and her overbearing husband, Harry As they ve come to summer there at a lovely resort, Beatrice looks forward to spending lazy days and lavish party filled nights with her husband But he s only there for weekends as he must work in the city to support them What Beatrice discovers is that her wealthy friends are not all they appear to be instead they are petty, jealous, mean spirited, and judgmental of This was [...]

    7. Donna Hines on said:

      A life she chooses or a life her heart desires.Life is what you make of it but for Harry and Beatrice it s anything but loving.The turning point of the marriage was in bearing children as they had difficulty conceiving.As things moved along on Montauk Island in 1938 the plot thickens as Thomas enters the picture and readers are also introduced to Bea s brother Charlie who tragically passed.Without giving up to much of the plot this humble fishing village is quite the scene as things begin to hea [...]

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