Claire loves the serenity of Angel Island. But Jamie Carter---a troubled kid from Boston whom Claire helped to reform---is disturbing the island's peaceful rhythms. Is he back to his old ways? Meanwhile, Avery is looking forward to opening her stylish caf. Can she compete with the handsome owner of the burger palace across the street?
Welcome to Angel Island…Its captivating spirit can be felt from the shores of its windswept beaches to the heights of the spectacular Angel Wings Cliffs. The island is said to harbor angels who help guide the lost, delivering them from despair and darkness into the golden light of love and faith.
From end to end, Angel Islands shores are awash with love.
Claire North understands how Angel Island sets the rhythm for her own serenity and ease. But a visitor to the island has disturbed her peaceful heart. She knew him as a troubled boy who came to her soup kitchen in Boston, full of half-truths but brimming with trust and seeking nourishment for body and soul. She wasnt able to say good-bye to him then. Now, miraculously, a second chance to help him has come.
Jamie Carter, now a young man, is more in need of Claires wisdom than ever. She is elated over the reunion but soon suspects he is back to his old ways. She wants to believe in the possibility of change but her faith is truly put to the test...
On the other side of the island, Avery Bishop is also working hard to make a fresh start. Newly single, she pours her independent spirit into opening a new café. Her culinary school training and stylish taste are scoffed at by Mike Rossi, who owns the cozy café across the street. But Avery is determined to show this burger-flipping hero a real cook has arrived. If only Mikes charming smile and laughing eyes didnt make her forget so easily that he is her fiercest competitor…
Thomas Kinkade emphasized simple pleasures and inspirational messages through his art. Thom believed that both the ability and the inspiration to create his paintings had been given to him as a gift. His goal as an artist was to touch people of all faiths and to bring peace and joy into their lives through the images he created.
Katherine Spencer was a fiction editor before turning to a full-time career as a writer. The author of more than thirty books, she also writes the Black Sheep Knitting Mysteries under her real name, Anne Canadeo. She lives with her husband and daughter in a small village on the Long Island Sound. Outside of her office, she is active in many community projects, including aiding the homeless, preparing food for those in need, and participating in a literacy outreach program that promotes reading and provides free books.