As you wish /

by Deveraux, Jude [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Deveraux, Jude. Summer Hill novel: Publisher: Don Mills, Ontario, Canada : Mira, [2018]Description: 411 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780778307617; 0778307611.Subject(s): Female friendship -- Fiction | Virginia -- Fiction | Romance fiction | Romance fictionSummary: Gathering in Summer Hill, Virigina, three women from different generations reflect on their experiences with love and support one another through marital woes.
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One fateful summer, three very different women find themselves together in Summer Hill, Virginia, where they discover they have much more in common than they realized...<br> <br> Sixty-year-old Olivia's first marriage was long and unhappy, but now she is a newlywed, thrilled to finally be starting her life with the man she's always truly loved--even if they are getting a late start. Kathy is in her forties and married to a handsome, successful businessman. Theirs would be a fairy-tale romance if it weren't for one problem: he's passionately in love with someone else! Twentysomething Elise is also in a troubled marriage, stuck with the man her wealthy parents chose for her. Now that he has a pregnant mistress, he seems willing to go to drastic lengths to take Elise out of the picture.<br> <br> Though each of them wound up at the summerhouse for separate reasons, it's not long before they begin to open up about their regrets, their wishes and their dreams. And when they're presented with the opportunity of a lifetime--a chance to right the wrongs of their past--all three discover what can happen when dreams really do come true.<br> <br> A heartfelt, magical tale, As You Wish is a shining example of Jude Deveraux's enchanting storytelling that will charm longtime fans and delight a new generation of readers.<br> <br>

Gathering in Summer Hill, Virigina, three women from different generations reflect on their experiences with love and support one another through marital woes.

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Library Journal Review

In the third (loosely connected) novel in her "Summerhouse" series, Deveraux keeps the same setup-multiple women figuring out their loves and lives-but shifts the action from Maine to Virginia. Here, sexagenarian Olivia, fortysomething Kathy, and twentysomething Elise end up in Summer Hill, living in the same house. Olivia is recently married for the second time, but she and her new husband have a long and complicated relationship. Kathy is married to a handsome, successful businessman who may not be as perfect as he seems on the surface. And Elise is struggling to get out from under the life and marriage her parents chose for her. Each woman has serious regrets about choices she's made. The three begin to rely on one another for the support they need to navigate their current issues. Verdict The sudden magical element added to the women's story two-thirds of the way through is a surprise and though it's what connects the novels in this series, it's also unnecessary. The characters are types readers have seen before, so not much is new, but Deveraux fans will enjoy this pleasant work. [See Prepub Alert, 10/9/17.]-Jane Jorgenson, Madison P.L., WI © Copyright 2018. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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