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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (176 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Marybeth Mayhew Whalen, Marybeth Whalen Narrator: Renée Raudman Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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When Macy Dillon was five years old her father encouraged her to draw a picture in the guestbook of a Carolina beach house. The next year, Macy returned to discover a drawing by an unidentified little boy on the facing page. Over the next eleven years the children continue to exchange drawings—until tragedy ends visits to the beach house altogether. 

During her final trip to Sunset, Macy asks her anonymous friend to draw her one last picture and tells him where to hide the guest book in hopes that one day she will return to find it—and him. Twenty-five years after that first picture, Macy is back at Sunset Beach—this time toting a broken family and a hurting heart. One night, alone by the ocean, Macy asks God to help her find the boy she never forgot, the one whose beautiful pictures touched something deep inside of her. Will she ever find him? And if she does, will the guestbook unite them or merely be the relic of a lost childhood?

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lori | 2/10/2014

    " This was a very simple book - but very refreshing! I loved it and I want to read more of her novels! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Kellie Coates | 1/17/2014

    " For a few days, I got to escape to a Carolina beach house and journey with Macy Dillon as she pieced together a bit of mystery and the deep longing of her heart. Marybeth Whalen paints realistic family relationships against the backdrop of a beautiful setting. THE PERFECT SUMMER BEACH READ! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Melissa | 1/16/2014

    " This is a great modern romantic read for any time of year - in the summer, it'll have you longing for some time at the beach, and in every other season, it'll have you looking forward to the fun possibilities that every summer brings. The characters are fun and full of life, and there is a sweet, very romantic mystery involving the Guest Book that had me guessing all the way to the end and left my heart happy. I found myself identifying with and really rooting for Macy, the protagonist. The only thing I didn't like about this is that it had to end... I want a sequel! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Marcie | 1/4/2014

    " 'Loved this book: a well written 21st century love story: very engaging. It provided a wonderful book vacation to the North Carolina coast. "

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