I Love Jane Green and look forward to a new book from her every summer.
I LOVED this book. Right up until the ending.
I was cheering for Emma and Dominic and wanted them to end up together!
My Mom actually read this book before me, and she didn’t spoil it for me! Mom had finished her book in Maine before me and I had packed an extra book.
I should’ve seen it coming with the title: FALLING
In the end Dominic falls off the roof during a snowstorm and dies.
I did not see it coming at all and cried when it happened.
Why Emma, Dominic and Jesse couldn’t have lived happily ever after is beyond me!!! : (
When Emma Montague left the strict confines of upper-crust British life for New York, she felt sure it would make her happy. Away from her parents and expectations, she felt liberated, throwing herself into Manhattan life replete with a high-paying job, a gorgeous apartment, and a string of successful boyfriends. But the cutthroat world of finance and relentless pursuit of more began to take its toll. This wasn’t the life she wanted either.
On the move again, Emma settles in the picturesque waterfront town of Westport, Connecticut, a world apart from both England and Manhattan. It is here that she begins to confront what it is she really wants from her life. With no job, and knowing only one person in town, she channels her passion for creating beautiful spaces into remaking the dilapidated cottage she rents from Dominic, a local handyman who lives next door with his six-year-old son.
Unlike any man Emma has ever known, Dominic is confident, grounded, and committed to being present for his son whose mother fled shortly after he was born. They become friends, and slowly much more, as Emma finds herself feeling at home in a way she never has before.
But just as they start to imagine a life together as a family, fate intervenes in the most shocking of ways. For the first time, Emma has to stay and fight for what she loves, for the truth she has discovered about herself, or risk losing it all.