You know summer’s on the way when the beachy jacket art starts showing up. Here are two by Nantucket writers set on the island, where you. Nantucket artist ponders a tryst. An accomplished glassblower, Claire Danner Crispin set aside her work to raise her children. Indeed, for most. Complete summary of Elin Hilderbrand’s A Summer Affair. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of A Summer Affair.

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You got yourself in Oh boy! Doubleday – Little, Brown and Hilderbrane. He definately became remiss in his marriage but when is the poor guy going to find out what really happened. Mar 02, Rene Glendening rated it liked it. Doesn’t that bear look like it’s grinning? Sheila is asked to chair the benefit, in part, because she is the former high school sweetheart of rock star Max West.

She grew up in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, and traveled extensively before settling on Nantucket, which has been the setting for her five previous novels. She had been very drunk when she got behind the wheel that night.

I haven’t finished and you can’t make me.

A Summer Affair

Let’s say it was me. Books by Elin Hilderbrand. Nov 18, Marisa Bisaccia [book whisperer] rated it really liked it. Aug 10, Sarah rated it liked it.

The meetings ihlderbrand the charity begin to become more frequent and more intimate between Claire and Lock. I don’t understand how so many people – Jason, Lock, Matthew – could love her. Claire and her friends shouldn’t have let Daphne Dixon get in her car, the night of her accident.


Mainly because, she just slept with some random guy that she in reality barely knew, someone that was not as cool as her husband who I thought was actually a pretty good personand didn’t even try to control herself.

A SUMMER AFFAIR by Elin Hilderbrand | Kirkus Reviews

Return to Book Page. You’ve got to stop! I don’t und Like everyone else, I couldn’t hildervrand Claire. I never connected with any of the characters, at times rather being infuriated by them. How did this book get published? She soon learns his motives are to utilize her connection with an old boyfriend turned musician to play at the event.

The contrast between Lock, who encourages her elkn create, and Jason, who puts a lock on her studio, is a cheap literary trick meant to justify the affair. Books of the Week. Her troubles worsen when Daphne, a friend she’d been drinking with, is severely injured in a drunken car wreck.

Not that I wanted her to fail all atfair way around, but realistically, something needed to give way. What about Siobhan and Carter – did they work things out?

Happy reading my friends and happiest of holidays to you all! Please provide an email address. Not once during the entire novel did I feel hilderbranc compassion for her. She never let anything go, which means we had to read about her guilt triggers over and over and over. Secondly, what about the other characters? Max agrees to play the Claire Danner Crispin, mother of four young children and nationally renowned glassblower, bites off more than she can chew when she agrees to co-chair a huge benefit hiilderbrand on Nantucket.


Little, Brown and Company Availability: The major let down that the book revolved around was the affair Claire was having with the Director of the Gala she was co-chairing for the year. This book is about terrible people who are terrible to each other. While I like the internal conflicts of her main characters, their gutsiness and longings, the main character here jumps into an affair ten minutes into the book, which just didn’t seem necessary within the larger context of the novel.

Thanks for the review! So why does she put it all on the line for an affair with an older, wealthy man? This novel almost glorifies her behavior when the novel ends and she still hasn’t told her husband the truth about her behavior.

This is the exception. Intensely annoying many times, but still bearable I think. But Claire, the main character in this book, was unbelievably z. For the delight in dads who absolutely adore their children. I don’t think she’ll ever be a favorite, but I’m enjoying her books. She also has so many mom moments–times when she is just so very tired of being a mom and other times when she seems to bask in her motherhood.