FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF TEN BEACH
ROAD AND OCEAN BEACH, A NEW NOVEL OF
FOUR FRIENDSAND A SHARED PASSION THAT COULD CHANGE THEIR LIVES.
When the concierge of The Alexander, a historic Atlanta apartment
building, invites his fellow residents to join him for weekly
screenings of Downton Abbey, four very different
people find themselves connecting with the addictive drama,
andeven more unexpectedlywith each other
Samantha Davis married young and for the
wrong reason: the security of old Atlanta moneyfor herself and for
her orphaned brother and sister. She never expected her marriage to
be complicated by love and compromised by a shattering family
Claire Walker is now an empty nester and
struggling author who left her home in the suburbs for the old
world charm of The Alexander, and for a new and productive life.
But she soon wonders if clinging to old dreams can be more
destructive than having no dreams at all.
And then there's Brooke MacKenzie, a woman in
constant battle with her faithless ex-husband. She's just starting
to realize that it's time to take a deep breath and come to terms
with the fact that her life is not the fairy tale she thought it
For Samantha, Claire, Brookeand Edward, who
arranges the weekly gatheringsit will be a season of surprises as
they forge a bond that will sustain them through some of life's
hardest momentsall of it reflected in the unfolding drama, comedy,
and convergent lives of Downton Abbey.