Coverart for item
The Resource Forever beach : a novel, Shelley Noble

Forever beach : a novel, Shelley Noble

Label
Forever beach : a novel
Title
Forever beach
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Shelley Noble
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From the New York Times bestselling author of Beach Colors and Breakwater Bay comes this heartwarming story of love, family, and redemption. Two young girls pledged to be best friends forever. Separated by circumstance and hurt, they are reunited years later as they struggle to put their differences aside for the sake of a special little girl--perfect for fans of Kristin Hannah, Elin Hilderbrand, and Karen White. One woman struggling to hold on to what she has, One woman learning to forgive Their lives entwined by one little girl. Sarah Hargreave is anxious to finalize the adoption of her foster daughter Leila. Once a foster child herself, Sarah longs to become Leila's "forever" family and give her all the love and stability she was denied in her own childhood. When Leila's biological mother suddenly reappears and petitions the court for the return of her daughter, Sarah is terrified she'll lose the little girl she loves to the drug addicted mother who abandoned her. Having grown up in foster care, Ilona Cartwright fights for the rights of children who have no one to fight for them. But to Sarah she is Nonie Blanchard, who grew up in the same group foster home as Sarah. They'd promised to be best friends forever, then Nonie was adopted by a wealthy family, and Sarah never heard from her again. Sarah still hurts from the betrayal. But Nonie harbors her own resentment toward the past. Mistrustful of each other, the two women form a tenuous alliance to ensure Leila's future, but when Leila's very survival is on the line, they'll have to come to terms with their own feelings of hurt and rejection to save the child they both have come to love"--
  • "Two women... One little girl... Can they forgive the past in order to ensure the future of an innocent child...? Once a foster child herself, Sarah Hargreave can't wait to finalize the adoption of her foster daughter Leila. Sarah longs to give her all the love and stability she was denied in her own childhood. She's put her own friendships and even her relationship with Wyatt, her longtime lover, on hold in order to give Leila her full attention. When Leila's biological mother suddenly reappears and petitions the court for the return of her daughter, Sarah is terrified she'll lose the little girl she's come to love as her own. Convinced the mother is still addicted to drugs, Sarah and her social worker enlist the help of high profile family lawyer, Ilona Cartwright. But when they meet, Sarah recognizes her as Nonie Blanchard who grew up in the same group foster home as Sarah. They'd promised to be best friends forever, then Nonie was adopted by a wealthy family, and Sarah never heard from her again. Sarah still hurts from the betrayal. But Nonie is harboring her own resentment toward Sarah. Mistrustful of each other, the two women form a tenuous alliance to ensure Leila's future, but when Leila's very survival is on the line, they'll have to come to terms with their own feelings of hurt and rejection to save the child they both have come to love"--
Assigning source
  • Provided by publisher
  • Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Noble, Shelley
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3614.O253
LC item number
F67 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foster children
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Custody of children
  • Domestic fiction
Label
Forever beach : a novel, Shelley Noble
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922457804
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9780062439062
Lccn
2016017336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Forever beach : a novel, Shelley Noble
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn922457804
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
409 pages
Isbn
9780062439062
Lccn
2016017336
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

Library Locations

    • Marion Public LibraryBorrow it
      1095 Sixth Avenue, Marion, IA, 52302, US
      42.032284 -91.59893
Processing Feedback ...