Driftwood Lane by Denise Hunter

Driftwood Lane: A Nantucket Love Story
Book Description:  Meridith can handle anything: guardianship of three distant siblings, a dilapidated Bed-and-Breakfast, even an ever-present handyman who's dismantling more than her fireplace--or can she?

When the death of Meridith's estranged father leaves her with custody of three siblings she's never met, she reluctantly goes to Nantucket to care for them--but only until their uncle returns from his trip. Little does she know, the uncle is already there under the guise of her friendly handyman, with plans of his own.
Will the love that grows between them be strong enough to overcome the secrets that brought them both to Driftwood Lane?

My Review:  Wonderful, wonderful wonderful!  A story about forgiveness, letting go and finding love in all the right places.  This story is one of those heart-string-tuggers.  Meridith doesn't realize that she has siblings until her dad and stepmom pass away.  
Caring for two elementary school age kids and a young teen makes for an interesting mix when the "lost" uncle shows up and Meridith doesn't know who he is.  Meridith is trying to figure out how to make a "go" of it all with a not-so-romantic fiancee in the wings.  Learning to love and care for her siblings makes for a sweet story.  Jake, the "lost" uncle is in the picture and posing as the handyman who can fix "it all."  Can he help "fix" Meridith's heart?  
As God so gently heals the deep wounds of Meridith's heart, comforts the parentless children and causes Jake to take a second look at his rambling life this GREAT 10 star read (it really is worthy of more than 5 stars) will cause your heart to sigh and you'll wish the story would never end!  This story gets two thumbs up from me!  

*I reviewed this book for Thomas Nelson Publishing (BookSneeze)*

About the Author:  Denise Hunter is the nationally published author of bestsellers Sweetwater Gap and Surrender Bay. She has won The Holt Medallion Award, The Reader's Choice Award, The Foreword Book of the Year Award, and was a RITA finalist.
In 1996, inspired by the death of her grandfather, Denise began her first book, writing while her children napped. Two years later it was published, and she's been writing ever since. Her husband says he inspires all her romantic stories, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too!
When Denise isn't writing she's busy raising three heroes-in-the making with her husband.
You can learn more about Denise through her website or by joining her FaceBook group at

1 comment:

  1. I am SOOOOOOO jealous of you, dear friend! I WANT TO READ THIS ONE!!! I can't believe I missed the chance on BookSneeze to get this...of course I was out of town on a family emergency. But lucky you :-)

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts!