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“How OOC could a family drama that’s set in sandy St. Barts get? Very.”Cosmopolitan on White Sand, Blue Sea

Set on St. Barts, the jewel of the Caribbean, Anita Hughes's WHITE SAND, BLUE SEA is a heartwarming story about romance and adventure, and most important, about knowing yourself, and what makes you happy.

Olivia Miller is standing on the porch of her mother and stepfather's plantation style villa in St. Barts. They have been coming here every April for years but she is always thrilled to see the horseshoe shaped bay of Gustavia and white sand of Gouverneur's Beach. This trip should be particularly exciting because she is celebrating her twenty-fifth birthday and hoping that Finn, her boyfriend of four years, will propose.

The only person who won't be here is her father, Sebastian, whom she hasn’t seen in twenty years. He’s a well-known artist and crisscrosses the globe, painting and living in exotic locations like Kenya and China. When Sebastian unexpectedly walks through the door and floats back into Olivia’s life like a piece of bad driftwood she never knew she wanted, she starts to wonder if her world is too narrow. She questions the dreams and the relationship she’s always thought she wanted. But there seems to be more to the story than an innocent fatherly visit, and Olivia must decide if love is more important than truth.

Genre: Romance

Praise for this book

"Family intrigue, romance, and yet another luscious setting from Anita Hughes. For any reader who hopes to kick back and escape into sun, sand, and drama, look no further." - Jamie Brenner

"Hughes has done it again with this wonderful... read! Beautifully described glamorous locales and characters who feel like friends." - Kim Gruenenfelder

"Let Anita Hughes whisk you away to the glamorous island of St. Bart's... A love story filled with amazing adventures, exotic settings, and of course, romance, Hughes's latest novel is sure to delight." - Brenda Janowitz

"In WHITE SAND, BLUE SEA, Anita Hughes enchants us with a beautiful family vacationing on a gorgeous Caribbean island. Then a charming and infuriating man comes along to spice up the mix. I couldn’t imagine how it would all turn out, but I savored each delectable page." - Nancy Thayer

"This is escape reading at its most lush and exotic. Anita Hughes hits all the right notes in WHITE SAND, BLUE SEA – glamour, intrigue, adventure, and a sweep-you-away love story that feels like a mini-vacation to the Caribbean, no matter where you are. Indulge yourself!" - Susan Wiggs

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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : USA Paperback

Title: White Sand, Blue Sea
ISBN: 1-250-11709-7 / 978-1-250-11709-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Griffin
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition

Title: White Sand, Blue Sea: A St. Barts Love Story
Author(s): Anita Hughes
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
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