The best time for love is when it's least expected.
Lively, pretty seventy-five-year-old Sue Endicott is shopping for a gift for her first great-grandchild in a Florida department store when a distinguished-looking silver-haired gentleman approaches her. Before long, they find themselves sharing food, laughs and a good bit of history.
And the adventure begins.
Nothing ever runs smoothly in this life, and it sure doesn't for Sue and Lenny. Their courtship is a wild and, yes, passionate ride that takes them from the south coast of Florida to a glamorous apartment in New York City overlooking Central Park to the peaceful Green Mountains of Vermont. Along the way, they have to battle their less-than-reliable aging bodies, the specter of lost spouses, and sometimes each other in a race against time, where every moment counts and each decision surely means forever.
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About the Author
After attending Wellesley and Bryn Mawr, Ms. Stern acted in numerous summer theaters and stock companies and appeared on Broadway. But she finally succumbed to printer's ink and went to work as a general-assignment reporter and feature writer on the Philadelphia Record. When her husband was sent overseas, she joined the WAVES and served for more than two years. Eventually, she came to New York and worked as a chief staff writer for a public-relations firm, where she lived for many years raising her daughter, Janet.
As soon as Ms. Stern finished writing "The Best Time for Love", she knew she was onto something. She'd written two previous novels-the first, published in hard cover as "Not in Our Stars" by David McKay Company, Inc and in paperback as "Nine Miles to Reno" by Signet, was well received by critics and readers alike-but she felt certain "Best Time for Love" was her best.
For starters, the novel practically wrote itself. The characters came alive and seemed to be pulling her along. Maybe that's because the story was inspired by her own experience. Retired and living in St Petersburg, Florida, Ms. Stern had resigned herself to a life of peaceful, inconsequential days when along came a silver-haired gentleman...The real life "Lenny", a casual acquaintance out of her past, flew over from the east coast of Florida to take her out for a magical evening of dining on the water under a full moon. As Ms. Stern tells it, that night caught her completely by surprise-including all the romantic stirrings she thought she had left behind forever.