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The Boat House Cafe

(2014)
(The first book in the First Light series)
A novel by

 
 
The islanders of Chappaquiddick have a saying: "Some come here to hide; others come to heal."

Above a crumbling sea wall at the isolated northern tip of Chappaquiddick Island sits a weathered cottage that gives shelter to Mae Keaney, who returns to the island at the beginning of World War II determined to distance herself from a past filled with pain and regret. Fiercely independent, she defies both the societal conventions of the island and its unforgiving natural world until a catastrophic fire threatens her livelihood, the Boat House Cafe. After reluctantly accepting help from a Wampanoag tribal member, she forms an uneasy alliance that leads her to an understanding of the wisdom of the "People of the First Light" and restores her faith in herself.

    

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Paperback Editions

October 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Boat House Cafe: Book One of First Light
Author(s): Linda Cardillo
ISBN: 1-942209-00-2 / 978-1-942209-00-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bellastoria Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Boat House Cafe: Book One of First Light
Author(s): Linda Cardillo
Publisher: Bellastoria Press LLP
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA