The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand
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Greg and Tess MacAvoy are one of four prominent Nantucket couples who count each other as best friends. As pillars of their close-knit community, the MacAvoys, Kapenashes, Drakes, and Wheelers are important to their friends and neighbors, and especially to each other. But just before the beginning of another idyllic summer, Greg and Tess are killed when their boat capsizes during an anniversary sail. As the warm weather approaches and the island mourns their loss, nothing can prepare the MacAvoy's closest friends for what will be revealed.

Once again, Hilderbrand masterfully weaves an intense tale of love and loyalty set against the backdrop of endless summer island life.

About Elin Hilderbrand

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Elin Hilderbrand has lived on Nantucket for twenty years. She runs every morning, delivers her children to their sporting events, and occasionally frequents the front row at the Chicken Box. Beautiful Day is her twelfth novel.
Published June 16, 2009 by Little, Brown and Company. 380 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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in fact, they seemed to have an idyllic life of friendship on the island—until the death of Greg and Tess uncovers all their dirty secrets.

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While Greg was accused of having an affair with a former student, what people didn’t know was that Tess was having an affair of her own --- with Addison.

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Summary: A fabulous tale of friends and foes, public marriages and secret romances, this is a captivating story you won't want to put down.

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