Frank, Dorothea BentonISBN: 9780061438462;
Издательство: HarperCollins USA
A satisfying tale of honor, chance, and star-crossed love, infused with Southern wit, grace, and charm, from the New York Times bestselling author DorotheaBenton Frank. After twenty years, Elizabeth Betts McGee has finally managed to put her past behind her. She hasnt been home to beautiful South Carolina and untouched BullsIsland since the tragic night that ended her engagement to Charlestons golden boy, J.D.<BR><br>Langley. And why is that? Really, this is the story of two old Southern families. TheLangley family has more money than the Morgan Stanley Bank.<BR><br>And they think they have more class. The McGee family made their nineteenth-century fortune in a lessdistinguished manner-corner groceries and liquor stores. Its no surprise that when J.D.<BR><br>and Betts fall in love and decide to marry their parents are none too pleased. And whenthe love affair comes to an end, everyone is ready to place blame.Now twenty years have gone by and Betts, a top investment executive, must leave her comfortable life in New YorkCity to return to the home she thought shed left behind forever. But spearheading the most important project of her career puts her back in contact with everything shes tried so hardto forget: her estranged sister, her father, J.D., and her past.<BR><br>Once home, can Betts keep the secret that threatens all she holds dear? Or will her fear of the past wreck herfuture happiness? And what about that crazy gator? All will be revealed on Bulls Island.