By Robyn Carr
They have been top pals in view that 7th grade. yet this summer season, teetering at the threshold of thirty, 4 ladies are going to wish one another greater than ever.Cassie has sworn off romance after another undesirable date. but deep down, she's nonetheless trying to find Mr. perpetually. A long-haired biker does not determine into her plans, so where's the damage in traveling the again roads of Sonoma on a Harley with Walt Arneson?Julie married her highschool sweetheart—who can get her pregnant with an insignificant glance—too younger and now wonders how her existence turned all approximately leaky taps and checkbook balances. might be love isn't really adequate to maintain the most popular couple in town.Marty's firefighter husband has forgotten all approximately romance, and an past love starts off to seem effective tempting.Beth, a hectic health practitioner trapped in a physique that is betrayed her all over again, is changing into a tricky sufferer and a secretive friend.Life can switch in an instant…or a summer season. And having previous neighbors to lean on can in basic terms up the probabilities of fortunately ever after.
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If she ever went to another happy hour—and definitely not at that bar—she’d buy her own drinks or leave. For the rest of the summer, at least, she’d enjoy walking Steve along the river, reading and watching movies and tending her little backyard vegetable garden, which produced tomatoes and lettuce, carrots and enough zucchini to sink a battleship. Julie lived for Cassie’s summer produce. She would work—she loved her work; it defined her. And she would think. Something was wrong with the way she’d been handling this part of her life.
Don’t be unhappy right now, because it’s going to work out. ” “Oh, Billy,” she said, putting her hand against his cheek. ” “You’ll start to feel better pretty soon. It’s just the first couple of months that are hard on you, then you feel good. ” She sniffed. ” He laughed. “Well, no shit, honey,” he said. “Now love on me. It doesn’t cost anything…” Cassie had trouble sleeping soundly through the night for a few nights, and then it got worse before it got better. Billy told her he checked high and low, talked to a lot of people about the guy.
Fine, do that. ” And then he grabbed her shoulders gently and put a brotherly kiss on her forehead. Steve looked up at him, wagged his cropped tail wildly and whined. ” Billy said to the dog. “Aw. He needs a kiss,” Cassie said. “He knows his mommy’s upset about something and he needs a little reassurance. ” “No. I don’t kiss dogs or boys or boy dogs. ” “Steve doesn’t ask for much,” Cassie said. “He has no male role model except you. He adores you, can’t you see that? How can you be so ridiculous about it?
A Summer in Sonoma by Robyn Carr