Silver Bay

Silver Bay

A Novel

Book - 2014
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Liza McCullen will never fully escape her past. But the unspoiled beaches and tight-knit community of Silver Bay offer the freedom and safety she craves, if not for herself, then for her young daughter, Hannah. That is, until Mike Dormer arrives as a guest in her aunt's hotel. The mild-mannered Englishman with his too-smart clothes and distracting eyes could destroy everything Liza has worked so hard to protect: not only the family business and the bay that harbors her beloved whales, but also her conviction that she will never love, never deserve to love, again. For his part, Mike Dormer is expecting just another business deal, an easy job kick-starting a resort in a small seaside town ripe for development. But he finds that he doesn't quite know what to make of the eccentric inhabitants of the ramshackle Silver Bay Hotel, especially not enigmatic Liza McCullen, and their claim to the surrounding waters. As the development begins to take on a momentum of its own, Mike's and Liza's worlds collide.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2014
ISBN: 9780143126485
Characteristics: xii, 368 p. ; 22 cm


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Apr 13, 2017

Listen, if I don't know anything else, what I do know for sure is that Jojo Moyes knows how to pen a well-thought out, engaging story full of characters that are each captivating in their own unique way. I really, really enjoy reading her books, so I'm not surprised that like her other novels, Silver Bay sucked me right in. I know that its been on the market for awhile but it's definitely worth reading it you haven't already.

May 03, 2016

I didn't like this book at all. I struggled to get through it. The best part of this book is the setting of the sleepy seaside town. the main character (Liza )is selfish and cold and it beats me how Mike fell for her. Yes I know its a case of wanting the things that seems impossible to get but I couldn't find anything to like about her. I'm glad Jojo's later works got better!

Oct 14, 2015

It does start up slow but still a very enjoyable read. Love this authors storytelling ability. Her other novels have lead me to this one. Her best to me is still. Me Before You.

M_ALCOTT Jun 23, 2015

Although slow to warm up to in the beginning, "Silver Bay", an earlier work of fiction by Jojo Moyes, was still worth the time it took to read it. There's the typical love story we come to expect with a Jojo Moyes novel. But, there's also a David vs. Goliath story with an enviromental twist, as townspeople take on a real estate corporation bent on ruining their seaside town.

Apr 29, 2015

Set in Australia, this is satisfying romance dealing with dolphins, whales and big development. Although, this isn’t my favorite of Moyes, I enjoyed the story and the characters.

vicbutterfly Apr 23, 2015

Another wonderful book by Jojo Moyes. I loved the interaction of the characters, the small town fighting against a large development, the whales, etc. Be sure to check out other books by this author!

madison382 Apr 09, 2015

Not one of my favorite JoJo Moyes novel, it just dragged on and came to life with only about 100 pages left.


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