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Sandcastles

by Luanne Rice

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Sandcastles by Luanne Rice
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  • Published Jun 2006
    352 pages
    Genre: Romance

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Painter Honor Sullivan has made a life for herself and her three daughters – Regis, Agnes, and Cecilia – at Star of the Sea Academy on the magical Connecticut shore. Here she teaches art at the convent school’s beautiful seaside campus, over which Honor’s sister-in-law, mother superior Bernadette Ignatius, keeps a benevolent and watchful eye. No one could have foreseen the day rebellious Regis would come home with the stunning news that she was getting married. Nor could anyone have guessed how that sudden announcement would soon change all their lives forever.

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"She almost delivers...if only Rice seemed to care. If only she didn't craft an entire paragraph out of the word "Moonstones," - PW.
"Overwrought and flimsy - but at least the coastal scenery is lovely." - Kirkus.

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Luanne Rice Author Biography

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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