Summer's Child

Diane Chamberlain, Author Mira Books $5.99 (408p) ISBN 978-1-55166-509-2
Twenty years after 11-year-old Daria Cato found a baby abandoned on a beach in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., she is still very much a part of the child's life. Daria's parent's had adopted the infant, but now they are dead and she has accepted responsibility for Shelly--who has grown into a beautiful, slightly handicapped young woman. Without consulting Daria, Shelly contacts Rory Taylor, host of TV's True Life Stories, to ask his help in finding her birth mother. Rory has a personal interest in Shelly's story since he'd been one of the many teenagers hanging out on the beach the summer the baby was found. Daria, meanwhile, has been keeping to herself the crush she's had on Rory for years--along with Shelly's true story. Here, as in previous offerings, Chamberlain (Breaking the Silence) creates a captivating tale populated with haunting characters. (Jan.)
Reviewed on: 01/03/2000
Release date: 01/01/2000
Genre: Fiction
Peanut Press/Palm Reader - 416 pages - 978-1-4268-3684-8
Paperback - 412 pages - 978-0-7783-2841-4
Analog Audio Cassette - 978-1-55204-201-4
Open Ebook - 400 pages - 978-1-4592-4812-0
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