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S into the crime despite her precarious situation with housing and the pressure of marketing her novel In the meantime tourists are arriving for the summer disturbing the long term residents and tempers are flaring This is the perfect summer read with interesting charcters a good sleuth and fast paced writing I enjoyed it very much Thank you for the ARC My opinion is my own This was a four star read for me until the end Too many things fell into place too uickly to make a happy ever after I did enjoy the story and loved the Vineyard references A Vineyard Summer by Jean Stone is a cross between a cozy mystery and a family drama Annie has felt alone for a long time but over the winter she has found a place for herself in Chappauiddick Island on the Vineyard She has finished her book and only needs to complete the editing She has a boyfriend and she enjoys spending time with him His family has also embraced her and she is feeling positive about her life Finding her birth mother also helped move beyond the loneliness Of course with the season starting Annie knows seeing John a detective will become difficult with all the tourists Little does she expect that he will have to leave the island for one of his children Her landlord ust told her that she had to leave her small cottage as a family member needs it and Annie is upset knowing finding a place on the Vineland this time of year is almost impossible That is when she finds an almost dead bridesmaid on her side yard All these events and mean Annie is spending time trying to uncover a mystery and find a home while tourists are flocking in for vacation than working on her book The story s facts are slowly leaked out as Annie asks uestions and puts facts together She would love to share it with John and ask for his help but his absence becomes even tenuous The uestions abound as interesting things happen and facts become even elusive A Vineyard Summer by Jean Stone was an interesting read I enjoyed the mystery and found myself hoping for a resolution to my liking I found some of the twists hard to accept but living in a small town where most everyone knows everyone and gossips is universal to all small towns A Vineyard Summer is an interesting cozy mystery with lots of family drama to confuse and obscure the facts Jean Stone s delightfu. Ssible Shaken by the thought of being forced to leave the people and the community she's grown to love Annie seeks distraction in the July 4th celebrations and stumbles upon a young woman who's unconscious on her front lawn and barely alive Summer on the Vineyard brings not only tourists but also wealthy families with summer homes like Fiona Littleton's and tensions between them and the tight knit is.

Had been so looking forward to reading this book The cover looked beautiful and the description sounded perfect The book started off so well and I was really enjoying it but sadly it became very mundane and dragging on Sadly it never caught me and pulled me back in again Reading A Vineyard Summer is my introduction to author Jean Stone The novel is a light mystery it s fast paced has full bodied believable characters and is the perfect setting Martha s Vineyard When I began I did not realize this was the second in a series I was somewhat confused when the author continued to refer to happenings in the characters lives that the reader apparently should have known However there is enough detail to fill in the blanks from the past for me to keep up The setting is perfect with rich and colorful descriptions I enjoyed the storyline interweaving the lives of a myriad of local characters The garden tour was perfect The mystery was believable I did have a tiny bit of trouble with esthetics the guest cottage in which main character Annie temporarily resides has a wood burning cookstove that she continues to use for baking and heating the tea kettle or brewing coffee in mid summer heat and humidity Really Who asks a drop in guest to wait while the wood is gathered lit and the fire takes hold for a uick cup of tea or mug of Portal Guardians (War of the Fae, joe With no air conditioning the cottage is filled with the heat and humidity of July Is there no electricity to brew or perk a hot beverage I did not find any mention of candle power or kerosene lamps And what about hot water for a shower I found no mention of cold showers so I m guessing there was a hot water source A wood stove in winter would be cozy but for summer seems unreasonable Perhaps someone can clarify for meStill an enjoyable read Thank you Jean Stone This is a nice blend of women s fiction and a cozy mystery set on the perfect summer island of Chappauiddick Annie is a island resident who hasust finished her most recent book She loves her life on the island has many friends and lives in a charming cottage When her landlord kicks her out she is panicked that she will not be able to find housing in the exorbitant summer market In the meantime she finds a women who was attacked and her uick thinking saved her life The book moves into sleuth mode as Annie look. Home That's what Martha's Vineyard is to Annie Sutton now After a winter spent writing her latest novel Annie looks forward to a summer with friends who have become like the family she never had But then her landlord announces that his grandson will be moving into her cozy Chappauiddick cottage and she'll be moving out Year round island housing is tough to find at any time; in summer it's nearly impo.

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L A VINEYARD SUMMER is a story involving the complexities of romance the often fragile bonds of family and perhaps most importantly what it means to finally find your home Opening with the news that writer Annie Sutton may be forced to leave her beloved Chappy Stone gently ratchets up tension with the discovery of an unconscious woman and the sudden departure of Annie s boyfriend John on family business Along the way Annie encounters several of the island s eccentric residents and begins to develop some unexpected bonds all the while looking for a new place to live and trying to finish her new book on deadline Written with great warmth and a light touch Stone vividly brings the Vineyard to life filling her book with finely drawn details and three dimensional characters As much a travelogue as it is a work of fiction A VINEYARD SUMMER provides a perfect getaway especially when read in times like these when the idea of traveling seems so far away When a wedding guest is found poisoned in her back yard and you re served notice that you have to move out of your cottage it s definitely not a good day Annie s landlord informs her that she has to move so his grandson can live in her cottage She stumbles over a wedding guest lying in her garden at night Her love interest has to visit his ex and their daughter who is having problems A very stressful time for a writer with a deadline and a penchant for helping to solve police issues The perfect book to kick off summer reading season Just enough drama romance angst and mystery to be both intriguing and entertaining easy reading Now that I ve learned it Is part of a series I must read the rest I won a copy of this book from Goodreads giveaways I was not reuired to give a favorable review This was a really good story when you think about the communities around Martha s Vineyard you forget there little i This is one of my favorite kinds of summer reads a family dramaromancemystery in an island setting all the elements for a fun summertime novel I enjoyed this opportunity to learn about Annie and the residents of her little part of Martha s Vineyard Lots of family drama kept the story going and the mystery added another level of intrigue I loved the ending and I m looking forward to reading the next installment and seeing where it goes from her. Land community often ignite But when Annie's uick thinking saves Fiona's life she's surprised to learn that like her Fiona has no one to lean on And when Fiona fears that someone wants her dead Annie cannot walk away With depleting resources and no home on the horizon Annie is certain of only one thing each of them will have to rise to one of life's greatest challenges feeling at home within themselv.