by Anita Shreve
Sydney takes a summer job with a wealthy New Hampshire family tutoring their young daughter Julie while they vacation at their beach cottage. During her stay, Sidney finds herself enmeshed in family jealousies and secrets eventually reawakening rivalries between two older brothers who visit the cottage periodically. She tries to sort out her place in the family while at the same time coming to terms with two short-lived marriages of her own. This latest novel by Shreve has plenty of drama and emotion throughout!