Have you started your beach TBR for the summer yet? Or maybe, like my land-locked self, just a plain old summer TBR? If so, then Suzanne Woods Fisher’s newest release, On a Coastal Breeze, would be the perfect addition!
Three Sister’s Island is a peaceful and almost magical place. It is a treat to visit a second time around! And it makes me want to pack up to the ocean!
Keep reading for my full review, and don’t miss all the details of the giveaway at the end of the post.
About the Book
Book: On A Coastal Breeze
Author: Suzanne Woods Fisher
Genre: Amish Romance
Release Date: May 5, 2020
For Madison Grayson, life is good. Newly licensed as a marriage and family therapist, she can’t wait to start her practice. Despite the unfortunate shortage of eligible bachelors on the island–they’re all too young, too old, or too weird–Maddie feels like she’s finally found her sweet spot. Not even one panic attack in the last year. Not one.
And then Ricky O’Shea drops in. Literally. Floating down from the pure blue sky, the one man in the world she hoped never to see again–the one who’d been her archnemesis from kindergarten through her senior dance–parachutes into town, landing on Boon Dock, canopy draping behind him like a superhero. Ricky O’Shea. Now Pastor Rick, the new minister on Three Sisters Island.
Time to panic.
With wit and a bit of whimsy, bestselling author Suzanne Woods Fisher invites you back to Three Sisters Island where family, forgiveness, and a second chance at love await.
Click here to get your copy!
It was a pleasure to return to Three Sister’s Island for the second installment of the series. I love the Grayson family from the first novel, On a Summer Tide, and I was looking forward to getting the know the sister even better in this story.
On a Coastal Breeze is Maddie’s story, and I enjoyed seeing her overcome her anxiety to help others–both her clients and her sisters. It was refreshing to see a family who turns to each other (or at least to Maddie) to talk through their problems. It seemed her office door was always swinging with one sister or the other.
I also really enjoyed the story of Maddie and Rick. Their shared past was entertaining, frustrating, and downright heartbreaking, but it was gratifying to watch them heal their relationship piece by piece.
Just like in the first novel, the Grayson family is strong, even when one of them is struggling with a weakness. And I love how they rally around each other and are always looking for ways to appreciate and include each other more every day. There are many things I like about the Three Sister’s Island series so far, but the genuine feel of the Grayson family is what I like most. They are damaged. Scared. Insecure. But together they will find a way to persevere.
If you are a fan of contemporary Christian fiction, you will enjoy this book! And while the romance is slow-developing, it is very much satisfying. I will be impatiently waiting for Blaine’s story!
I was given a copy of this book by Celebrate Lit with no expectation of a positive review. All opinions are my own.
About the Author
Suzanne Woods Fisher is an award-winning, bestselling author of more than thirty books, including On a Summer Tide, as well as the Nantucket Legacy, Amish Beginnings, The Bishop’s Family, The Deacon’s Family, and The Inn at Eagle Hill series, among other novels. She is also the author of several nonfiction books about the Amish, including Amish Peace and Amish Proverbs. She lives in California. Learn more at http://www.suzannewoodsfisher.com and follow Suzanne on Facebook @SuzanneWoodsFisherAuthor and Twitter @suzannewfisher.
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The minute you step off the ferry and onto Three Sister Island, magic begins. Crisp ocean air acts like an elixir. Stress starts to evaporate, like a wisp of steam from a cup of hot tea. Happiness moves in, and you’ll feel more cheerful, more positive about the future.
And then there’s time! Somehow, there seems to be plenty of it.
Little things will catch your notice—finding seashells on the beach, watching waves crash against the rocks, gazing at the star-studded night sky.
Life just starts to slow down…and you wonder if you really want to ever leave Three Sisters Island.
Nor do you have to! That’s the beauty of books—they are the perfect escape. Always available, just waiting to be picked up. Always ready to transport you to a fresh and new state of mind.
On a Coastal Breeze is that kind of a read. The Grayson Family saga continues as they move to Three Sisters Island off the coast of Maine for a fresh start. Maddie Grayson takes center stage in this story. Life is finally coming together for Maddie. On the very day she opens her counseling practice, she spots a billowing skydiver. Parachuting in is Ricky O’ Shea—the one person on earth Maddie hoped she’d never see again. But Rick’s the new pastor for the island’s only church and he’s not about to leave. That’s when sparks start to fly.
Join me for a getaway by the sea that will leave you in a happy, relaxed, vacation-y state of mind…without leaving your home. Once you board the Never Late Ferry, even in your imagination, the island will take it from there.
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To celebrate her tour, Suzanne is giving away a copy of her book to five winners!
Be sure to comment on the blog stops for nine extra entries into the giveaway! Click the link below to enter.
Good luck with the giveaway and happy reading!