—Library Journal
“With an eloquent and effective narrative, a realistic continuing theme of unbreakable relationship bonds, and a fantastic multilayered story line of secrets, regrets, and a good dose of teenage drama, this is a solid summer read…[a] low-country treasure of new beginnings and an old mystery.”

“This is a great beach read of the Dorothea Benton Frank and Anne River Siddons variety.”

“A great summer read about finding yourself and returning home.”

—RT Book Reviews
“A look at what family really means, and how the past affects the present in so many ways. The writing is superb.”

—Kirkus Reviews
“Henry creates a world that feels rich and real—readers can practically hear the rushing river, see the ocean waves, and smell the hydrangea bushes….[an] atmospheric look at friendship, forgiveness, and second chances.”