Newport Dreams: A Breakwater Bay Novella

Newport Dreams: A Breakwater Bay Novella

by Shelley Noble

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ISBN-13: 9780062362957
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 07/22/2014
Series: A Breakwater Bay Novella , #1
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 662,620
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Shelley Noble is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of Whisper Beach and Beach Colors. Other titles include Stargazey Point, Breakwater Bay, and Forever Beach—a story of foster adoption in New Jersey—and four spin-off novellas. A former professional dancer and choreographer, she lives on the Jersey shore and loves to discover new beaches and indulge her passion for lighthouses and vintage carousels. Shelley is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and Women’s Fiction Writers Association.

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Newport Dreams: A Breakwater Bay Novella 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
quaintinns More than 1 year ago
Shelley Noble’s NEWPORT DREAMS takes readers to the coastal area of Rhode Island to Newport’s forgotten Gilded Age Mansions, as a novella to for BREAKWATER BAY. (I recommend both books). NEWPORT DREAMS features Geordie (a photographer) who comes to work on a restoration project called The Gilbert House. There she meets Bruce the architect (who has an attitude), Doug (who heads up the project), and two girls who work as preservationist and fund-raiser Carlyn and Meri, featured in Breakwater Bay. Geordie is not like the others at The Gilbert House project, who all work hard and have to pay their own way. Geordie is from a wealthy family, has graduated from the best colleges, traveled the world, drives a nice car, and lives in a corporate apartment and bills are paid by her family. However, she is not happy. She does not want to be controlled by her family. She is a talented photographer. All she wants to do is do what she loves best. However, she cannot make enough money on her own without her parent’s help. She takes this job as a photographer to document the renovation progress for The Gilbert House. She makes friends with the two girls and Doug; however, Bruce has an attitude, and makes it known with his coldness and rudeness towards her. Bruce thinks Geordie is attractive; however, resents her money since he gave up his corporate job to go out on his own, and is struggling. Georgie also has fears of her own, her fear of heights and the fear of trying to make it on her own without her family’s help. These two are actually great for one another and enjoyed these two characters as much, or more than I did those in Breakwater Bay. NEWPORT DREAMS is an engaging read about self-discovery, romance, and starting over and includes an excerpt for the upcoming BREAKWATER BAY. A big fan of Shelly Noble, would highly recommend reading all her books! I enjoy stories of Newport, a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County, Rhode Island, located about 20 miles south of Providence, and about 60 miles south of Boston. Known as a New England summer resort and for the famous Newport Mansions. A major 18th-century port city, Newport now contains among the highest number of surviving colonial buildings of any city in the United States—an ideal setting for an engaging summer read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
After reading Stargazy Point and Stargazy Nights, Newport Dreams was a big let down and very disappointing. The book was silly, smarmy, flat and boring.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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