I loved this story and highly anticipate the next one in the series. Melody Carlson is one of my favorite authors and this book does not disappoint. It is a quick and easy read but very enjoyable.
Anna Larson, returns to her home on the Siuslaw river for her mother's funeral. She is a widow with a 17 year old daughter and they live with her mother-in-law. Anna is on the verge of a mid-life crisis because her mother-in-law treats her like a housekeeper and makes her feel guilty about all she has done for them if she questions anything. Her daughter Lauren wants nothing to do with Anna childhood home and Anna knows if her daughter will come they will be able to bond and heal together.
While at home Anna joins forces with her old friend Babette and new friend Hazel, and her son Clark, to turn her home into an inn. An inn that will be called the Inn at Shining Waters. She is confident that people who will come and stay will find healing at the inn.
Will Anna free herself from her mother-in-law? Will her daughter return to her? Join her and find out these answers and enjoy the tales her Indian background and the her adventures of turning the house into an inn.
I received this book by Abingdon Press, through Netgalley.com in exchange for my honest review.