The Beach at Painter's Cove by Shelley Noble

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Read The Beach at Painter's Cove Online Free - From the New York Times bestselling author of Whisper Beach comes another heartwarming story of four generations of women who reunite in their crumbling family mansion by the sea for a dramatic summer filled with love, family, secrets and sisterhood.

The Whitaker family’s Connecticut mansion, Muses by the Sea, has always been a haven for artists, a hotbed of creativity, extravagances, and the occasional scandal. Art patrons for generations, the Whitakers supported strangers but drained the life out of each other. Now, after being estranged for years, four generations of Whitaker women find themselves once again at The Muses.

Leo, the Whitaker matriarch, lives in the rambling mansion crammed with artwork and junk. She plans to stay there until she joins her husband Wes on the knoll overlooking the cove and meadow where they first met. Her sister-in-law Fae, the town eccentric, is desperate to keep a secret she has been hiding for years.

Jillian, is a jet setting actress, down on her luck, and has run out of men to support her. She thinks selling The Muses will make life easier for her mother, Leo, and Fae by moving them into assisted living. The sale will also bring her the funds to get herself back on top.

Issy, Jillian’s daughter, has a successful life as a museum exhibit designer that takes her around the world. But the Muses and her grandmother are the only family she’s known and when her sister leaves her own children with Leo, Issy knows she has to step in to help.

Steph, is only twelve-years-old and desperately needs someone to fire her imagination and bring her out of her shell. What she begins to discover at the Muses could change the course of her future.

As Issy martials the family together to restore the mansion and catalogue the massive art collection, a surprising thing happens. Despite storms and moonlight dancing, diva attacks and cat fights, trips to the beach and flights of fancy, these four generations of erratic, dramatic women may just find a way to save the Muses and reunite their family.


Title : The Beach at Painter's Cove
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ISBN : 006243909X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : ebook
Number of Pages : 432 pages


Kathryn rated it ★★★★☆

July 19, 2017

The Beach at Painter's Cove by Shelley Noble brings us into the lives of the Whitaker family in an old family mansion. It is a multi-generational family, a little unusual and certainly dysfunctional, and very certainly not ordinary. Issy is called home from her work in a museum by her young niece...

Yvonne rated it ★★★★☆

July 12, 2017

Issy’s world turns upside down when she receives a frantic call from her eight year old niece. Her mother left her and her two siblings with their grandmother at the family estate. Their grandmother had to be hospitalized and now the children had no one to care for them. The only one they could c...

LORI rated it ★★★★★

June 27, 2017

Dollycas’s Thoughts Muses by the Sea is a special place, a mansion and grounds open to artists for years. But the family has all gone their separate ways leaving Leo (Grammy) and her sister-in-law Fae all on their own. Until a phone call from the police brings 4 generations of women home. This was...

Linda Langford rated it ★★★★★

July 03, 2017

This is a wonderful story of four generations of women coming together to remember the past, celebrate the present, and look to the future. The author paints a vivid story in a beautiful setting. It's so engrossing I didn't want to put it down and I loved, loved it!

Pamela rated it ★★★★★

June 12, 2017

This novel has so much that I love: a private beach cove, an old rambling mansion full of art that once was the hub for a community of funky artists and flamboyant characters, add in good friends, a dysfunctional family, and a mystery wrapped around an epic love story. The hub of the story is the...

Chanel rated it ★★★★★

June 02, 2017

A beautiful and moving story of love and family set on a magical stretch of beach in Connecticut. The perfect summer read!

Mel rated it ★☆☆☆☆

July 16, 2017

"The Beach at Painter's Cove" interested me because I love "big old house books on the shore with multi generations of women". Throw in a little mystery, money problems and art and I'm in! Well.... I have to say this was pretty lousy, the house really was just a minor character when it should've b...

Patty rated it ★★★★★

December 21, 2016

The Beach At Painters Cove By Shelley Noble What it's all about... The Whittakers and various descendants have lived in this massive mansion by the sea that has always...or rather in its golden years...always...been filled with artists, actors, famous people and sometimes even tragedy. The problem no...

Jessica rated it ★★★★☆

June 12, 2017

Shelley Noble's new book, THE BEACH AT PAINTER'S COVE is about four generations of the Whitaker women coming together again for a summer of dysfunction, secrets, drama, and love. This was my introduction to Shelley Noble and I really enjoyed it! The Whitaker family’s Connecticut mansion, Muses by...

BJ rated it ★★★★☆

August 22, 2017

I have read several of this author's books, but this one was by far my favorite. Dysfunctional family, one of my favorite genres. An artist haven called Muses by the Sea set seaside in Connecticut owned and operated by the terribly dysfunctional Whitaker family. Engrossing and enjoyable read. Per...

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