Santorini Sunsets by Anita Hughes
From Amazon: “Brigit Palmer is thrilled to be on the Greek Island of Santorini. She’s here for her wedding to Hollywood heart-throb Blake Crawford, one of America’s most eligible bachelors. Brigit’s parents have rented a villa, and soon guests will arrive from all over the world for the intimate ceremony. Brigit is a New York socialite, and she’s just given up her position at a Manhattan law firm to run her father’s philanthropic foundation. Things are finally falling into place. Love, career, family. Everything is going so well…until she steps into the garden and sees her ex-husband Nathaniel hiding in the rose bushes.
Nathaniel, a failed novelist, announces that Blake sold the rights to the wedding to HELLO! Magazine for two million dollars (donated to charity), and he is the reporter assigned to write the story. Everyone expects Brigit to have her happily ever after, her mother who taught her how to lead the perfect lifestyle, her younger sister Daisy who impatiently wishes for her own love story, and of course her fiancée. Things are supposed to work out for them. But when Brigit discovers an unsettling secret about Blake, she questions everything she’s ever believed about love, and wonders if she’s not better off alone.
Told in Anita Hughes’ spectacularly descriptive prose, Santorini Sunsets is a story about family bonds, first loves, and the question of when to let go and when to hang on as tight as you can.”
To the point: A fulfilling emotional journey, loving every second.
Review: Anita Hughes is one of my favorite writers. Every book she writes, her skills get unbelievably better and just when you think she can’t top it, she does. This one is about family love and I love the branch off from romantic love. Santorini Sunsets explores how much families will do to help one another. I loved the characters, the plot, the writing style and in typical Hughes’ fashion, the unique setting. There’s a theme of not taking a person’s life at face value and even stronger, not to judge others.
I think this is the type of book that can reach a large audience of different people. There is love, emotions, family drama, excitement and wonderful positivity.
Get the book here:https://www.amazon.com/Santorini-Sunsets-Novel-Anita-Hughes/dp/1250094127
About the Author
Anita Hughes is the author of Island in the Sea, Rome in Love, French Coast, Lake Como, Market
Street, and Monarch Beach. She attended UC Berkeley’s Masters in Creative Writing Program.
Hughes lives in Dana Point, California, where she is at work on her next novel. For more
information about Anita and her books, visit anitahughesbooks.com.
Santorini Sunsets by Anita Hughes. Paperback: 304 pages. Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin (August 2, 2016). Contemporary. I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.