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By Ciji Ware

ISBN-10: 1402238762

ISBN-13: 9781402238765

PRAISE FOR A COTTAGE by way of the ocean:

"An fascinating, attractive, complicated, and romantic novel that would preserve readers up lengthy into the night." —Rundpinne

A mystery may perhaps carry for 100 years ... after which it's time for the previous to take revenge

Daphne Duvallon vowed by no means to come back to the South years in the past whilst she left her philandering fiance on the altar. Now relations has referred to as her again to Natchez, Mississippi, a urban as mysterious and compelling because the ghostly voices that hang-out her dreams.

From a time while the oldest cost at the Mississippi was once in its heyday and colossal fortunes have been made and misplaced, Daphne starts off to discover the secrets and techniques of an ancestor whose destiny is by some means associated along with her personal. In a compelling and enthralling story, now Daphne needs to correct the wrongs of the previous, or persist with a similar course into tragedy...


"A richly worthwhile learn brimming with neighborhood colour, humor, sexual pressure, environmental concerns, or even a enjoyable glimpse into the area of jazz bands."

"Ware's weaving of a modern tale besides historical past of 100 years previous, and the accuracy and aspect she brings into the tale are fascinating."

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Again the woman fell silent, listening to the voice on the other end of the phone. “Whatever, Louis. ” The woman jerked the phone from her ear and violently pushed a button, ending the call. She cocked her arm as if to throw the phone into the bushes, but paused for a moment. “Dammit,” she snapped, then lowered her arm and brought the phone back down to her side. ” she repeated before opening the screen door and entering her home again, letting the door bang behind her. “Huh,” Griff snorted. He looked at Calli.

He went fishing with Roger this morning. ” Martin asks hopefully. “No,” I laugh. “The last thing Griff would do is take a couple of little girls on his big fishing trip. He’s not supposed to be back until Saturday. ” “I don’t know, Toni. Maybe he did decide to take the girls with him. ” “No, Louis. ” I am beginning to become irritated with him. “Okay, then,” Louis says. “We’ll talk again in one hour. ” I hear a rustle of movement and turn to see Ben sitting on the steps. At a quick glance he could be mistaken for Griff, with his broad shoulders and strawberry hair.

The grass was wet with dew and overgrown; a littering of baseball bats, gloves and other toys surrounded a small swing set. A green van sat in the driveway next to the brown-sided ranch-style home. All was still except for the honeybees buzzing around a wilted cluster of Shasta daisies. The home seemed to be slumbering. Griff looked uncertain as to what to do next. His hands shook slightly on Calli’s shoulder; she could feel the slight tattoo of movement through her nightgown. “Told you I’d take you to see where your daddy was.

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