Photographs from the Cove
The old cinema sits proud—but neglected—on the cove’s sun-bleached main street. Mary is determined to bring it back to its former glory, but when she discovers a crumbling photo album inside, one picture will change everything…
Mary Turner’s hopes of a happy life in beautiful Sand Dollar Cove come crashing down when her boyfriend leaves her. After her mother walked out when she was just a child, Aiden’s betrayal destroys the last shred of belief in love that Mary’s been clinging on to.
When the cove’s newest resident Steven Clarke hires her to renovate the town’s historic movie theater, Mary is scared of failing. But she dreams of bringing the fading theater back to its 1960s glamor. Plus, the more she works with the elusive Steven, the more she comes to like him and his striking good looks—against her better judgement…
As Mary’s confidence grows, her heart starts to reopen to the possibility of love. But then, hidden in the cinema’s storage room, Mary discovers a mysterious photo album containing pictures of a little girl who looks just like her. She can’t believe her eyes. How is Mary connected to this album and the cinema? And will the answers help to heal her broken heart?
Mary is willing to risk everything to learn the truth. But when she uncovers a secret that casts a shadow on her family, on Steven, and on Sand Dollar Cove, will the past haunt her forever? Or will she choose to believe in love and finally claim her happy ending?
Step into the beautiful coastal town of Sand Dollar Cove in this heart-healing story of long-buried family secrets, learning to love yourself, and overcoming the wounds of the past. Fans of Susanne O’Leary, Mary Alice Monroe and Kristin Harper will adore this sweeping novel.
What readers are saying about Jennifer Bardsley:
“OMG THIS BOOK!!!!… This book was exactly what I needed… Feels a little bit like Gilmore Girls… Really helped me to relax and sleep with a smile on my face… Great read!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“One of my best reads!… Made its way into my heart… Gonna wrap up my feelings with an all caps WOW!… Hold onto your seat.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“One of those books that genuinely makes you believe in love again… So heart-warming and so well written it feels real… One of my favorite reads of this year and I just know that I’ll read it over and over again, such a comforting novel… 100% recommend to absolutely anyone.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“My heart is so full! I absolutely loved this story, the characters, and how they came together. Romance at its best… Blissful… Read this in one sitting, simply couldn’t put the book down!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Adorable… I couldn’t put the book down… I adored the romance… Wow, wow, wow!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Beautiful… If there was ever a book that needed to be turned into a Hallmark movie, it’s this one!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I didn’t expect to finish it in a day… I was just that hooked… Because this one is beautiful!” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Perfect… If you like small town romance this is definitely for you!… Sweet, fast-paced and intense… Romantic… Swoon-worthy… Full of emotion… The best.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Charming and emotional… The type of story I would recommend to snuggle up in a blanket while drinking a warm beverage… Had me smiling and crying… Just so good.” Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐