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The Summer of Lost and Found

(2021)
(The seventh book in the Beach House series)
A novel by

 
 
One of Bustle’s “20 Best Beach Reads of 2021”
One of BookTrib’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Get Literary’s Most Anticipated Reads of 2021
One of Country Living’s “30 Can’t-Miss Beach Reads for This Summer”
One of Frolic’s “25 Best Books of Spring 2021”

“The perfect kickoff to summer!” —CNN

“Mary Alice Monroe takes you on a trip to the idyllic sun, sand, and gracious lifestyle of a Southern summer. This season’s must-read!” —Nancy Thayer, New York Times bestselling author of Surfside Sisters

The New York Times bestselling Beach House series returns with this tender and compassionate novel following the Rutledge family as they face a summer of upheaval and change with perseverance, unity, and a dose of humor, discovering unexpected joys and lessons that will endure long past the season.

The coming of spring usually means renewal, but for Linnea Rutledge, it begins a season of challenge. Linnea faces another layoff, this time from the aquarium she adores. For her—and for her family—finances, emotions, and health teeter on the brink. To complicate matters, her new love interest, Gordon, struggles to return to the Isle of Palms from England. Meanwhile, her old flame, John, turns up from California and is quarantining next door. She tries to ignore him, but when he sends her plaintive notes in the form of paper airplanes, old sparks ignite. When Gordon at last reaches the island, Linnea wonders—is it possible to love two men at the same time?

Love in the time of COVID-19 proves challenging, at times humorous, and ever changing. Relationships are redefined, friendships made and broken, and marriages tested. As the weeks turn to months, and another sea turtle season comes to a close, Linnea learns there are more meaningful lessons during this summer than opportunities lost: that summer is a time of wonder, and that the exotic lives in our own backyards. In The Summer of Lost and Found, Linnea and the Rutledge family continue to face their challenges with the strength, faith, and commitment that has inspired fans for decades.

Mary Alice Monroe once again delves into the complexities of family relationships and brings her signature “sensitive and true” (Dorothea Benton Frank, New York Times bestselling author) storytelling to this poignant and timely novel of love, courage, and resilience.

Genre: Romance

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Hardback Editions

June 2021 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found (The Beach House)
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
ISBN: 1-4328-8759-9 / 978-1-4328-8759-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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May 2021 : Hardback
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found (The Beach House)
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
ISBN: 1-982148-34-9 / 978-1-982148-34-8
Publisher: Gallery Books
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Audio Editions

May 2021 : Audio CD
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found (The Beach House)
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
ISBN: 1-79712-211-8 / 978-1-79712-211-3
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2021 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found: The Beach House
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2021 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found: The Beach House
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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Kindle Editions

May 2021 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer of Lost and Found (The Beach House Book 7)
Author(s): Mary Alice Monroe
Publisher: Gallery Books
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