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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Hannah McKinnon Narrator: Amy McFadden Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2016 ISBN: 9781504742764
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A chance run-in with a college boyfriend puts a young woman’s picture-perfect life in perspective in this warm-hearted and lyrical novel from the author of The Lake Season.

Since finishing graduate school, Maggie Griffin has worked hard to build an enviable life in Boston. She’s an elementary school teacher in a tony Boston suburb, a devoted sister, and a loving aunt. With her childhood best friend’s wedding quickly approaching and her own relationship blossoming, this is the summer she has been waiting for.

But when Maggie’s career is suddenly in jeopardy, her life begins to unravel. Stricken, Maggie returns home to seaside Mystic, Connecticut, where she expects to find comfort in family and familiarity. Instead, she runs into Cameron Wilder, a young man from her past who has also returned home, and whose life has taken a turn that puts Maggie’s city struggles in harsh perspective. When tragedy strikes for Cameron, Maggie is faced with big decisions as she weighs what matters most and strives to stay true to the person she’s become.

Set against the gorgeous backdrop of a New England summer when past and present collide, Mystic Summer is a gorgeous novel about looking back, moving forward, and the beauty that blooms when fate intervenes.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A charming gem of a novel.”

    Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author

  • “A refreshing story about the choices we make and the choices sometimes made for us.”

    Shelley Noble, New York Times bestselling author

  • “A lovely, heartwarming novel that captures the intricacies within family and friend relationships. Past and present collide in a novel about looking back, moving forward, and the beauty that blooms when fate intervenes. McKinnon’s empathic characters will make readers wish their story continued past the book’s end.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

  • “Features characters who must look past short-term happiness to build a future. New-adult and women’s fiction fans will find this book appealing. It’s a novel for twentysomethings facing major decisions including love, marriage, first apartments, jobs, houses, and the decision whether or not to have children.”

    Library Journal

  • “Amy McFadden narrates from Maggie’s point of view in the light, practical tone of a woman who thinks she has life figured out. Making the story easy to follow, McFadden provides a variety of accents for Maggie’s Boston friends and co-workers, as well as her family back home in Mystic, Connecticut…McFadden captures her uncertainty as she wavers between the life she thought she wanted and what she left behind. Mystic Summer captures the magic of summer, and McFadden’s narration is spot-on.”


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About the Author

Hannah McKinnon is the author of The Lake Season. She graduated from Connecticut College and the University of South Australia. She lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with her family, a flock of chickens, and two rescue dogs.

About the Narrator

Amy McFadden has narrated more than two hundred titles in many different genres. She is an AudioFile Earphones Award winner and has been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. She has acted on stage throughout Michigan for more than twenty years and in commercials and film for ten years. She is a founding member of Dog Story Theater in Grand Rapids, Michigan.