Readers Who Enjoyed 'Sand Between the Toes' Return to the Sea for a Wedding...
"By the Sea' follows two very different families as they butt heads during a lavish wedding on Cape Cod.
You are cordially invited to breathe in air full of salt and bayberry beneath a perfect blue sky, for a wedding on Cape Cod attended by characters who are both familiar and unique all at once. 'By the Sea' brings several members of two families together for a destination wedding. Told from the points of view of several of the characters 'By the Sea' is a three-day wedding event not to be missed...
Six years after the summer which changed their family forever, releasing the long buried secret of what happened to their father when they were told he 'abandoned' their family, Gwen Coleman's grown daughters gather for a Cape Cod wedding. A colorful group of future in-laws arrive with the revelations of more family secrets for the nuptials by the sea.
Author of SAND BETWEEN THE TOES:
T. Patrick Mulroe,Jr. is from Oak Park, IL. During college he found a 'second family' on Cape Cod when he was looking for a place to live. On a cold winter morning he stepped into a church in Hyannis, MA--Saint Frances Xaviar. As he stepped out of the church he saw a sign that read GUESTS. The front door was open. Muriel MacKenzie rented him a room. That night Muriel's oldest daughter informed him that her mother said he resembled her husband, Frances. When he left to go back to Oak Park, IL Muriel told him he would return to Cape Cod because he had 'sand between his toes'--she could tell. For the next several years he divided his time between Oak Park and Cape Cod. When he and his wife were married in Hyannis Port at Saint Andrew's By The Sea Muriel MacKenzie and her family members were there with them. He lives with his wife and five children in Monona, WI. They spend summers on Cape Cod, MA.
"By the Sea' finds Gwen Coleman and her family, six years after 'Sand Between the Toes' and one season past 'Back to the Shore' returning to Cape Cod for a family wedding. The last book in the series delivers surprises new and old readers will enjoy from Prologue to Epilogue. All three books are available in a three box set 'Sand, Shore and Sea'