Ten beautiful stories of female friendships, and the unbreakable bond that sees friends stay together through the ups and downs of life.
When Pippa Carmichael inherits a house on a deserted tropical island, it couldn’t have come at a better time for her. Life’s been tough lately; she’s lost her job, her apartment and her boyfriend and it’s time for Pippa to make a new start. With three friends, she heads off to Pentecost Island to investigate her inheritance and is delighted to find there is only one other resident on the island.
Author, Rafe Rendell, is not impressed when a boatload of women turns up on his island, interrupting his peaceful writing existence. He is less impressed when he meets Pippa, the sassy new owner of Ma Carmichael’s sprawling house.
Can these two live in harmony on this small island or will one of them have to leave?
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Eliza Pengelly has always led the life she wanted, but sometimes poor choices lead to heartbreak.
The final choice–and the biggest mistake of her life—sees her fleeing to Pentecost Island. Desperate to make a fresh start, Eliza is happy to work—and hide— on the island for as long Pippa needs a carpenter to achieve her dream. Having friends around to support her through tough times is a bonus.
But Eliza quickly learns you can’t outrun your demons. The arrival of charismatic sailor, Phillipe Renton threatens the safety of the new life Eliza is creating.
Living his life on the oceans and travelling the world, Phillipe doesn’t do relationships, but the attraction to vulnerable Eliza is impossible hard to rest.
Will her dark secret be revealed—a secret that could destroy any chance of happiness for her new life? SIGNED PRINT copies available at Annie's store above
Nell O’Leary sees the world in a logical way, and she’s content, managing her friend Pippa’s luxury eco-resort. Despite her outgoing personality, she is painfully insecure around the opposite sex, and knows she is not a good PR face for the resort.
When she runs into a technical problem, she calls on an ex-colleague to help her sort it out. Nathaniel Dwyer might be a computer whiz, but that’s the only thing he and Nell have in common. Nat is a womaniser—with no intention of ever settling down: he has worked hard to keep his heart safe
When Nell asks him to help her gain her confidence, he is happy to help.
The last thing Nat expected was to fall for this quiet woman. Nell falls hard and fast, but there is no way she would ever trust Nat.
Can they both overcome this lack of trust or is the past destined to cause them heartache?
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Tamsin Jones has invested a lot of time and energy in the restaurant at the new eco-resort developed by her friend, Pippa on Pentecost Island. The dynamics of the work team—and their lifelong friendship— changed with the arrival of Eliza Pengelly, and the mysterious sailor, Phillipe.
The restaurant is about to open when the arrival of another stranger on the island seems to put the project at risk. Tamsin is determined to discover what secret, sexy Gabe Kent is hiding—and why he is so interested in her . . . and the island.
Gabe has a promise to fulfil, but Tamsin seems to be shadowing him, the closer he gets to completing the task he has been entrusted with. It should be easy to ignore her and complete the task he’s been set . . . but Gabe has never been so attracted to a woman before.
Can he redeem himself and save his heart in the process?
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