The story of two sisters and the boy next door...The acclaimed author of Firefly Beach and other New York Times bestsellers, Luanne Rice explores the powerful bonds that connect old friends, and the joy of lifes unexpected second chances. Now, returning once more to the Connecticut beach town at the center of many of her most beloved novels, she touches our hearts with a spellbinding story of a love lost--and saved--by the power of what was always meant to be . . .True BlueSchoolteacher Rumer Larkin never felt the need to stray from Hubbards Point. Rich with legends of seafaring spirits and lost treasures, the rustic village still echoes with the memories of Rumers past--even after those she loved have left. But now, so many summers after Zeb Mayhew broke her heart, he has returned with his teenage son, and Rumer knows her quiet life will never be the same again.Zeb has come back to hoping to reconnect with his son, with the past and all its mistakes. Suddenly facing Rumer again, Zeb discovers where he belongs. He could never forget the girl who used to climb onto his roof with him to watch the stars. But neither Zeb nor Rumer knows if its too late to do more than regret the path not taken--or if every path leads us back to the one true love of our life . . .From the Paperback edition.