Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Best Beach Ever: Ten Beach Road Novel

Best Beach Ever by Wendy Wax is the sixth novel in Ten Beach Road series.  January 2 has rolled around, and the ladies have moved out of Bella Flora, so tenant can move in.  They have into their cottages at the Sunshine Hotel.  Madeline Singer is getting ready to go on tour with her rocker boyfriend, Will.  Kyra and her son, Dustin will be departing in two weeks for Orlando where Dustin will make his acting debut in his father’s, Daniel Deranian new film.  Kyra is not looking forward to spending six weeks in the company of Daniel’s wife, Tonja Kay.  Nicole Grant Giraldi and her husband, Joe are busy as the parents of active twin daughters.  Nicole has not lost her baby weight and is unhappy with her body image.  Avery has a new project designing a tiny home.  She likes Chase Hardin, but she is unable to commit.  Something is holding her back.  Bitsy Baynard realizes her husband is not returning (it has been over a year), and she is trying to locate Bertrand along with the money he stole.  These ladies are friends (family) through the good times and the bad. They have been through rough times and come out the other side better for it.  Come along for another journey with the ladies and see if they get their happily ever after. 

Best Beach Ever is my favorite book in the series.  It is a well-written and engaging story.  You do need to read the Ten Beach Road series in order or you will be lost.  There are too many characters and backstories.  These ladies have been on a journey.  They were taken advantage of in a Ponzi scheme and received Bella Flora as a settlement.  They had a successful television show and then lost it.  They now must rent out Bella Flora to recoup their loss.  The benefit is they are all together at the Sunshine Hotel and Beach Club.  These women have a great friendship.  Maddie is the matriarch of the group and she dispenses valuable wisdom to the group.  It has been lovely to watch these women grow over the course of the series.  I admit to being frustrated with Kyra and Avery in this installment (just wanted to shake some sense into them).  It was nice to watch each woman come into her own.  It is a sweet, feel good novel.  I am giving Best Beach Ever 4 out of 5 stars.  Best Beach Ever is the perfect summer novel. 

Thank you for stopping by today.  Tomorrow I will be reviewing Too Many Crooks Spoil the Plot by Sarah Osborne.  It is the first book in A Ditie Brown Mystery series.  I hope that you have a sublime day.  Happy Reading!

The Avid Reader  

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