Marguerite Beale, former chef of culinary hot spot Les Parapluies, has been out of the public eye for over a decade.Â This all changes with a phone call from Margueriteâs goddaughter, Renata Knox.Â Marguerite has not seen Renata since the death of Renataâs mother, Candace Harris Knox, fourteen years earlier.Â And now that Renata is on Nantucket visiting the family of her new fiancÃ©, she takes the opportunity, against her fatherâs wishes, to contact Marguerite in hopes of learning the story of her motherâs lifeâand death.Â But the events of the day spiral hopelessly out of control for both women, and nothing ends up as planned.
Welcome to The Love Seasonâa riveting story that takes place in one day and spans decades; a story that embraces the charming, pristine island of Nantucket, as well as Manhattan, Paris and Morocco.Â Elin Hilderbrandâs most ambitious novel to date chronicles the famous couplings of real lives: love and friendship, food and wine, deception and betrayalâand forgiveness and healing.
About: Journeying to Nantucket to visit with her new fiancâe's family, Renata goes against her father's wishes to confront the truth about her mother's untimely death, an effort that brings her into the complicated life of her godmother, Marguerite.
About: Journeying to Nantucket to visit with her new fiancé's family, Renata goes against her father's wishes to confront the truth about her mother's untimely death, an effort that brings her into the complicated life of her godmother, Marguerite.
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