Erika Montgomery's A Summer to Remember is "an unforgettable tale of love, loss and finding your place that glitters as brightly as the golden age of Hollywood."--Kristy Woodson Harvey, USA Today Bestselling author of Feels Like Falling
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For thirty-year-old Frankie Simon, selling movie memorabilia in the shop she opened with her late mother on Hollywood Boulevard is more than just her livelihood—it’s an enduring connection to the only family she has ever known. But when a mysterious package arrives containing a photograph of her mother and famous movie stars Glory Cartwright and her husband at a coastal film festival the year before Frankie’s birth, her life begins to unravel in ways unimaginable.
What begins is a journey along a path revealing buried family secrets, betrayals between lovers, bonds between friends. And for Frankie, as the past unlocks the present, the chance to learn that memories define who we are, and that they can show us the meaning of home and the magic of true love.
Experience the salty breeze of a Cape Cod summer as it sweeps through this sparkling, romantic, and timeless debut novel tinged with a love of old Hollywood.
“The perfect read for summer. A novel with depth, real emotions, lyrical writing, and flawed characters with whom to fall in love.”--New York Times bestselling author Karen White
About the Author
A card-carrying cinephile and native New Englander, novelist Erika Montgomery lives with her family in the Mid-Atlantic where she teaches creative writing and watches an unspeakable amount of old movies. A Summer to Remember is her debut novel.
“A Summer To Remember is an unforgettable tale of love, loss and finding your place that glitters as brightly as the golden age of Hollywood.” — Kristy Woodson Harvey, USA Today bestseller
“A Summer to Remember is the perfect read for summer--or any time you're looking for an escape into a great book.” – New York Times bestselling author Karen White
“A timeless tale of romance, Hollywood nostalgia, and family secrets.” –Meredith Jaeger, USA Today bestselling author of The Dressmaker’s Dowry and Boardwalk Summer
“A Summer to Remember deftly pulls back the curtain on the truth behind perceived betrayals and how uncovering a complicated past can heal us.” – Marjan Kamali, award-winning author of The Stationery Shop
“The perfect novel for a beach bag, complete with friendship, family and a dash of romance.” -- Christina Clancy, author of The Second Home
“Absorbing, romantic, and imaginative.” — Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post bestselling author