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A couple, Betsy and Ty, longing for children…the younger sister, Jenna, who’s a single Mom with girls of her own…and what starts out as a two week adventure for everyone turns into a whirlwind of emotions and experiences at the beginning of hurricane season. Jenna, now 400 miles away in Florida, must make some tough decisions, while the rest of the family fights to save the beloved Alabama farm.
Number of Pages: 352
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
|Publication Date: 2018|
Now a USA TODAY bestseller!
"A poignant and heartfelt tale of sisterhood, motherhood, and marriage, Hurricane Season deftly examines the role that coming to terms with the past plays in creating a hopeful future. Readers will devour this story of the hurricanesboth literal and figurativethat shape our lives." Kristy Woodson Harvey, national bestselling author of Slightly South of Simple
From the author of the USA TODAY bestseller The Hideaway comes a new story about families and mending the past.
Betsy and Ty Franklin, owners of Franklin Dairy Farm in southern Alabama, have long since buried their desire for children of their own. While Ty manages their herd of dairy cows, Betsy busies herself with the farms day-to-day operations and tries to forget her dream of motherhood. But when her free-spirited sister, Jenna, drops off her two young daughters for "just two weeks," Betsys carefully constructed wall of self-protection begins to crumble.
As the two weeks stretch deeper into the Alabama summer, Betsy and Ty learn to navigate the new additions in their worldand revel in the laughter that now fills their home. Meanwhile, record temperatures promise to usher in the most active hurricane season in decades.
Attending an art retreat four hundred miles away, Jenna is fighting her own battles. She finally has time and energy to focus on her photography, a lifelong ambition. But she wonders how her rediscovered passion can fit in with the life shes made back home as a single mom.
When Hurricane Ingrid aims a steady eye at the Alabama coast, Jenna must make a decision that will change her familys future, even as Betsy and Ty try to protect their beloved farm and their hearts. Hurricane Season is the story of one familys unconventional journey to healingand the relationships that must be mended along the way.
LAUREN K. DENTON is the author of USA TODAY bestselling novels The Hideaway and Hurricane Season. She was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, and now lives with her husband and two daughters in Homewood, just outside Birmingham. Though her husband tries valiantly to turn her into a mountain girl, shed still rather be at the beach. Website: LaurenKDenton.com; Instagram: LaurenKDentonBooks; Facebook: LaurenKDentonAuthor; Twitter: @LaurenKDenton.
'Refined language and dialogue along with beautifully descriptive scenes will draw readers right into Denton's latest novel. With a Southern backdrop, this poignant tale about sisters. . . will resonate with readers. A truly remarkable read.'
'the emotional conflict is gentle, as is the touch of faith that drives everyone . . .'
'Denton has created a heartwarming, character-driven story that will appeal to fans of Southern fiction.'
'Any reader who values the comfort of family, the possibility of second chances and the simple truths of love and sisterhood will devour Denton's novel. In many ways, Hurricane Season feels like the calm before a storm that changes everything--for the better.'