Sister Bernadette Ignatius has returned to Ireland in the company of Tom Kelly to search for the pastand the sonthey left behind. For it was here that these two long-ago lovers spent a season of magic before Bernadette's calling led her to a vocation as Mother Superior at Star of the Sea Academy on the sea-tossed Connecticut shore. For Tom, Bernadette's choice meant giving up his fortune and taking the job as caretaker at Star of the Sea, where he could be close to the woman he could no longer have but whom he never stopped loving. And while one miracle drew them apart, another is about to bring them together again.
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"Rice juices up the predictable plot line with miraculous visions, ghosts, convenient encounters and melodramatic twists of fateyet the effects are still lukewarm, though there's guilt, redemption and three-hankie moments aplenty for those who stick it out to the end." - PW.
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Luanne Rice is the author of over 30 novels including many New York Times bestsellers. Five of her books have been made into movies and mini-series, and her work has been featured at Hartford Stage in Hartford, Connecticut, the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, California, and in several off-Broadway theatre productions. She lives in New York City and Old Lyme, Connecticut.
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