The House on Mermaid Point

The House on Mermaid Point

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Penguin Putnam
In this new novel from the author of Ten Beach Road and Ocean Beach, three unlikely friends who were thrown together by disaster get a do-over on life, love, and happiness…

Maddie, Avery, and Nikki first got to know one another—perhaps all too well—while desperately restoring a beachfront mansion to its former grandeur. Now they’re putting that experience to professional use. But their latest project has presented some challenges they couldn’t have dreamed up in their wildest fantasies—although the house does belong to a man who actually was at one point Maddie’s wildest fantasy…

Rock and roll legend “William the Wild” Hightower may be burnt out these days, but he’s still worshiped by fans—which is why he guards his privacy on his own island in the Florida Keys. When plans arise to turn his piece of paradise into a Bed & Breakfast for a reality show, he’s less than thrilled. But he is intrigued by one woman on the restoration crew…

Whether it’s an unexpected flirtation with a bona fide rock star, a strained mother-daughter relationship, or a sudden tragedy, these women are in it together. The only thing that might drive them apart is being trapped on a houseboat with one bathroom…

Baker & Taylor
Three women face challenges on their latest professional renovation project, restoring a rock-and-roll legend's house on his island in the Florida Keys into a bed-and-breakfast for a reality show.

Publisher: New York : Jove Books, 2015, c2014
ISBN: 9780515154740
Branch Call Number: PB FIC WAX
Characteristics: x, 405 p. ;,18 cm.

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karcoldelharvic5 Sep 04, 2014

Good read. Great friendship between woman in varying ages.

LaughingOne Aug 24, 2014

This is the third in a series about women renovating magnificent homes in Florida, for a reality television show. What I like about these novels is that each woman is clearly her own woman and has aspects that are wonderful and not-so-wonderful; in other words, they are human. They are interesting and so is their story, as is the story of the homeowner (or should I say island-owner) whose home they are renovating. These books are fairly quick and quite satisfying reads.

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