Once, they were the happiest family under the sun, crabbing and fishing and painting on beautiful Edisto Island in South Carolina’s low country.
Then everything went wrong, and twenty years later the Bennett family is still in pieces.

Mary Ellen still struggles to understand why her picture-perfect marriage came apart. Daughter Meg keeps a death grip on her own family, controlling her relationships at a distance. And eldest daughter, Julia, left it all behind years ago, forging a whole new life as an artist and academic in Manhattan. She’s engaged to an art dealer and has no intentions of returning to Edisto. Ever.

Then an emergency forces Julia back to Edisto to care for her three young half-siblings. She grudgingly agrees to stay a week. But there’s something about Edisto that changes people. Can Julia and her fractured family somehow manage to come together again under that low-hanging Edisto moon?

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About The Author

South Carolina native Beth Webb Hart holds a B.A. in English Literature and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing. She lectures on a variety of topics and has taught creative writing on the college and high school level, and received two national awards from Scholastic. She lives with her husband Edward and their daughter in Charleston, South Carolina, where she serves as a writer-in-residence at Ashley Hall.

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