by Mary Ellen Taylor
Still grieving the loss of her wandering, free-spirited mother, Lucy Kincaid leaves Nashville for the faded town of Cape Hudson, Virginia. She goes to see the house she’s inherited—one she never knew existed, bequeathed to her by a woman she’s never even met. At the heart of this mystery is the hope that maybe—just maybe—this “Winter Cottage” will answer the endless questions about her mother’s past…including the identity of her birth father.
Rather than the quaint Virginian bungalow Lucy expected, Winter Cottage is a grand old estate of many shadows—big enough to hold a century of secrets, passions, and betrayals. It also comes with a handsome and enigmatic stranger, a man next in line to claim Lucy’s inheritance.
Now, as Lucy sifts through the past, uncovering the legacy of secrets that Winter Cottage holds, she’ll come to discover as much about her family history as she does about herself. In searching, she could finally find the one thing she’s never really had: a home.
About the Author: Mary Ellen Taylor
A Southerner by birth, Mary Ellen Taylor’s love of her home state of Virginia is evident in her contemporary women’s fiction. She firmly believes that stories create connections. Mary Ellen also writes suspense under the name Mary Burton, and her work has appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.
When Mary Ellen’s not writing, she enjoys spending her time cooking and baking, as well as hiking and spoiling her three miniature dachshunds. For more information about Mary Ellen Taylor and her novels, check out www.MaryEllenTaylor.com.