Moon Over Madeline Island

Moon Over Madeline Island

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Schedules, bills, errands, the dying water heater in the basement--sometimes running away from it all is a huge temptation. In a wise, wonderful novel that's as sweet, tart, and refreshing as a tall glass of lemonade on a hot day, you'll meet a couple of dear friends who actually take the plunge. Luckily, they've got the best safety net two women could have--each other. Every day in her busy Wisconsin beauty salon, Eve's clients trust her with their hair and their hearts. Unattached and not unhappy about it, she chugs along through life, fueled by coffee, gossip, and the daily round of split-end crises and dye disasters--until long-time client Ruby proposes something completely wild. Maybe it's the perm fumes, but she wants Eve to drop everything and move with her to a rambling, dilapidated cottage way up north at the lake. What's even crazier is that Eve agrees. . . The lure of escaping their ordinary lives for total freedom is too tempting to ignore, although neither one of them expects it to come with a barn full of cobwebs, an eccentric cast of local characters, and a brand-new business to run. The difference is, bare feet, good food--not to mention the time to make it--and the serene beauty of the lake in their front yard make facing each new challenge a lot more fun. If life is what you make of it, Eve and Ruby are bound and determined to make it fabulous. . .She hops into the drivera#39;s side of my VW van.a€œThis has got tobe the first time in history that I have not had to pull theseat up closer. It pays to hang around short ... Ilift her hand off the stick and pointout first gear on theknoba#39;s little diagram. Ruby hits just about that. ... She belts out a€œHit the RoadtoDreamland.a€ We flyup, overand anbsp;...

Title:Moon Over Madeline Island
Author:Jay Gilbertson
Publisher:Kensington Publishing Corp. - 2005-10-01


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