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The Seasons of the EmmaLee Michael Lindley

The Seasons of the EmmaLee

Michael Lindley

Published March 27th 2011
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The Seasons of the EmmaLee takes the reader back to the resort town of Charlevoix, Michigan in the years before World War II, to share the life of Emily Compton, a young woman of privilege whose family owns the magnificent cruising yacht, theMoreThe Seasons of the EmmaLee takes the reader back to the resort town of Charlevoix, Michigan in the years before World War II, to share the life of Emily Compton, a young woman of privilege whose family owns the magnificent cruising yacht, the EmmaLee. Jonathan McKendry, son of a local boatyard owner, finds himself tragically drawn into their world by his fascination for the great ship and attraction to the Comptons daughter Emily. Their story is one of unexpected love, betrayal, murder and redemption, bringing the two cultures crashing together while creating an even greater divide.The story simultaneously tracks the meeting of two people decades later who are drawn together by the return of the EmmaLee to Charlevoix. Sally Thomason, a descendant of the family who first owned the ship, struggles with a tragedy linked to her familys past. She meets Alex Clark, the new owner of the EmmaLee, and as their relationship grows, they search for common ground to help each other move beyond the past to build new lives.This compelling first novel from Michael Lindley plays out against a beautiful scenic backdrop and historical context. It explores the deep and often complex emotions of class differences, family betrayal and shattered dreams.