Product DescriptionThe salt air bristled with lightning as Rachel stepped nervously out onto the precarious widow’s walk of the old lighthouse. Suspended between earth and sky she scanned the angry wind-whipped sea for any sign of the man whose marriage proposal she’d just refused.
Struggling to understand the two men in her life Rachel battles to make a future for herself and her young daughter out of her family legacy by turning Grand-Papa’s old Victorian into a bed and breakfast.
Just when she begins to trust her confidence is shaken by disturbing revelations about the past she believed to be long buried beneath the sand-swept graves of her husband and parents.
Now she has desperate choices to make on a shaky widow’s walk suspended between earth and sky—her life suspended between hope and despair.
Against the backdrop of a vast and eternal sea shadowed by the worst kind of betrayal can Rachel triumph over her fear that love breaks all its promises?
Patricia A. Hartmann is a California native who loves the bracing salt air of the Pacific Ocean and takes joy in every gift from the sea. She and her husband live in a 148-year-old farmhouse on a nine-acre farm in Ojai California where they grow pixie tangerines. Patricia is a teacher writer and artist with a his/mine/and ours family of eight children and fifteen grandchildren. Her first novel The Ojai—Pink Moment Promises was published in 2008 and is a piece of historical fiction about her beloved home town.