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  • Hardcover
  • 319
  • Porch Lights
  • Dorothea Benton Frank
  • English
  • 24 July 2019
  • 9780061961298

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Porch Lights Review å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free When Jimmy McMullen a fireman with the NYFD is killed in the line of duty his wife Jackie and ten year old son Charlie are devastated Charlie idolized his dad and now the outgoing curious boy has become uiet and reserved Trusting in the healing power of family Jackie decides to return to her childhood home on Sullivans IslandCrossing the bridge from the mainland Jackie and Charlie enter a world full of wonder and magic lush green and. This is a Southern Women s FictionChick Lit This book jumps between Jackie and Annie Annie is the mother and Jackie is the daughter At first I did not love this book but I really fell for this book I really enjoyed the drama in this book

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Porch Lights Review å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Tween mother and daughter have never been what you'd call smooth Over the years Jackie and Annie like all mothers and daughters have been known to have freuent and notorious differences of opinion But her estranged and wise husband Buster and her flamboyant and funny best friend Deb are sure to keep Annie in line She's also got Steven Plofker the flirtatious and devilishly tasty widowed physician next door to keep her distracted as well. Porch Lights are a sign of welcome or a symbol that you are waiting for someone to come home and that s exactly what you the reader will find when you read the latest novel by Dorothea Benton Frank Porch LightsI guess the hardest thing for someone to deal with in life is to lose someone that they love Dealing with the loss and finding a way to move forward when it feels like you lack the motivation to do so would be a challenging thing to do Yet that is exactly what Jackie and Charlie McMullen are trying to do Finding a way to move forward without Jimmy McMullen who was killed as a New York fireman when the building he was in collapsed living Jackie without a husband and young ten year old Charlie without a dadNow Jackie is trying to find a way to pull Charlie out of a lingering depression that is consuming his life Withdrawing as an Army nurse Jackie takes a trip back to her childhood home on Sullivan s Island in Charleston to stay the summer with her mom Annie Britt in hopes of finding a solution What she learns there is a process of letting go of the pain but retaining the love and memories she has of her life with Jimmy and begin building a new one Along the way she learns how much she needs to change as well as the beach begins to sooth away the worn and sharp edges of her past She learns to let Charlie begin to experience his own challenges as a boy growing up from skateboarding with the friends he meets sleep overs baseball games and learning a different way of life from the one he left behind before the summerAlong the way Charlie and Jackie have plenty of help from not only Jackie s mom Annie but her father Buster who comes and stays with them to help Charlie make the transition much easier doing stuff a father and son might A neighbor next door to Annie s is a local doctor Steven Plofker who offers Charlie a job walking his dogs and taking care of them for the summer while teaching him the value of a job and responsibility He is also very interested in Jackie seeing as they both share losing a spouse in commonThe delight the reader finds in Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank is a life that is much simple Spending the days walking along the beach in search of the ocean s treasures sharing homemade ice cream from an old fashioned crank machine and just memories of grilled bar b ue meals eaten in the company of close family and friends on porch calls the reader home in a serene way Healing begins for all of them and changes how they view life as they work together to move forward in the next chapters of their life Dorothea paints such a splendid canvas for the reader you can smell the salty air and feel the cool ocean breezes in her latest novelI received Porch Lights compliments of William Morrow a division of Harper Collins publishers for my honest review If you are truly looking for a memorable summer read than search no further and pick this one up It is such a treasure to find a difficult subject like the loss of someone dear is something to be shared with family and friends and in the end changes them all and brings healing no one really expected I rate this one a 5 out of 5 stars and the cast of supporting characters Dorothea created make this an exceptionally fun read especially Jackie s mom Annie who fears aging the most

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Porch Lights Review å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Chocolate grasslands and dazzling red orange and magenta evening skies; the heady pungency of Lowcountry Pluff mud and fresh seafood on the grill; bare toes snuggled in warm sand and palmetto fronds swaying in gentle ocean windsAwaiting them is Annie Britt the family matriarch who has kept the porch lights on to welcome them home Thrilled to have her family back again Annie promises to make their visit perfect even though relations be. Ms Frank never fails to amuse and entertain me Her characters always touch my funny bone and in this novel Annie Britt matriarch and owner of her home The Salty Dog down on Sullivans Island makes me giggle out loud with her thoughts and words Things like I had two hormones left Benedict and Arnold and I still believed I could handle Dr Love That s why the Lord invented dimmer switches There comes a time when we re all better off in the dark Annie s daughter Jackie and her sweet ten year old son Charlie have come to spend the summer with her Jackie s husband a New York City fireman recently lost his life doing the job he loved and both Jackie and Charlie were still distraught so back to the island they came Can the lovely Low Country and Annie s love heal their hearts This novel is a great summertime read or anytime readAnother line by Annie and wholeheartedly agreed with is because a book lets your imagination soar and a movie makes all the decisions for you Survival Species Imperative #1 evening skies; the heady pungency of Lowcountry Pluff mud and fresh seafood on the grill; bare toes snuggled in warm sand and palmetto fronds swaying in gentle ocean windsAwaiting them is Annie Britt the family matriarch who has kept the porch lights on to welcome them home Thrilled to have her family back again Annie promises to make their visit perfect Levels of Life even though relations be. Ms Frank never fails to amuse and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court entertain me Her characters always touch my funny bone and in this novel Annie Britt matriarch and owner of her home The Salty Dog down on Sullivans Island makes me giggle out loud with her thoughts and words Things like I had two hormones left Benedict and Arnold and I still believed I could handle Dr Love That s why the Lord invented dimmer switches There comes a time when we re all better off in the dark Annie s daughter Jackie and her sweet ten year old son Charlie have come to spend the summer with her Jackie s husband a New York City fireman recently lost his life doing the job he loved and both Jackie and Charlie were still distraught so back to the island they came Can the lovely Low Country and Annie s love heal their hearts This novel is a great summertime read or anytime readAnother line by Annie and wholeheartedly agreed with is because a book lets your imagination soar and a movie makes all the decisions for you