Belleporte Summer #2020

Belleporte Summer By Laura Abbot Belleporte Summer The first time Laurel Eden sees Belleporte she realizes it s the perfect place to live The dreams she s always had can finally come true Little does she know that this simple decision is going to cha
  • Title: Belleporte Summer
  • Author: Laura Abbot
  • ISBN: 9780373364176
  • Page: 391
  • Format: Paperback
  • Belleporte Summer By Laura Abbot
    Belleporte Summer By Laura Abbot The first time Laurel Eden sees Belleporte, she realizes it s the perfect place to live The dreams she s always had can finally come true Little does she know that this simple decision is going to change everything for her and for those she loves.The first time Ben Nolan meets Laurel, he realizes she s like no one else he s ever met If his situation were different,The first time Laurel Eden sees Belleporte, she realizes it s the perfect place to live The dreams she s always had can finally come true Little does she know that this simple decision is going to change everything for her and for those she loves.The first time Ben Nolan meets Laurel, he realizes she s like no one else he s ever met If his situation were different, he d try to get to know her better, but a relationship with Laurel is out of the question Especially after he uncovers the secret in her past.
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    About “Laura Abbot

    • Laura Abbot

      Laura Abbot was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, USA Her very arrival on the planet is a romantic plot device Her parents, married five years, had been unable to have children Her dad was working two jobs and under a great deal of stress A wise doctor suggested that they needed a prolonged vacation away from home where they would feel free to er do the deed Often Day or night However, this was during the Depression and romantic getaways were hard to come by To the rescue came a West Virginia cousin who owned a primitive cabin in the mountain wilds, which he put at their disposal So they went And voil Laura arrived nine months later.Laura was blessed with an idyllic childhood Make believe was a favorite pastime Laura was especially good as either a racehorse or a G.I In those days, kids were free to roam the neighborhood, and they did using vacant lots and open spaces as enchanted lands Perhaps because her grandmother and another elderly friend lived in their household, expectations for Laura were pretty high She was supposed to be a lady, a scholar, and an example to her two younger brothers A born tomboy, the first was hard to achieve, but she did an adequate job in the other two categories.Then in eighth grade, Laura discovered boys At the time she felt reasonably certain that her mother was about the most old fashioned, intrusive female she d ever encountered Looking back now from the vantage point of being the mother of daughters, she realizes her mother saved her from herself Laura found college liberating, and still keeps in touch with several of the women who became her friends in those years By attending summer schools and loading up on the hours she took each semester, she graduated at Kansas State University with a bachelor s degree in English in three years and went out into the world, a pretty big deal after attending the same grade school and high school all her life Laura taught eighth and ninth grade English, and from the very first day, knew she d found the thing she was supposed to be doing She loved the school environment, the kids, and how the work fulfilled her From that point on, Laura taught off and on for over 25 years.After that first year of teaching, Laura married, and she and her husband subsequently had three children Ten years into the marriage, they were divorced, but Laura is happy to say they ve been able to remain amicable through the years Single, with three children under 10 Talk about scary Fortunately, Laura s prayers were answered, and she fell in love with her current husband, who never once has been anything but accepting of Laura and her three kids His daughter and orphaned nephew brought their total to five children Like most parents, they ve had their ups and downs with them, but strong faith, consistent discipline, and a ton of love and forgiveness have made their family bonds very strong And what joy it is now to have 13 grandchildren Now Laura and her husband don t have to worry about school conferences, curfews, or questionable friends All they have to do is love.Laura Abott s writing career, which began in 1995, later than most, has been absolute icing on the cake What fun it is to follow a long held, somewhat secret desire to write publishable fiction Remember the scene in Little Women of Jo scribbling away in the attic She was Laura s role model And to think it s all come true Sounds like a storybook ending, right It is

    957 thoughts on “Belleporte Summer


    • This was a great story, though it took a little time to really get going Though a bit predictable, it was still very enjoyable to see how everything played out Laurel was a mixed character, sometimes fun loving, sometimes very driven I didn t like that her past marriage seemed to affect her so little personally it seemed a little out of place at all Ben was a great character that showed real growth and was fun to watch The side characters were good and I could definitely see one or two sequels w [...]



    • Read this because the woman who wrote it summered in my village Harlequin not my cup of tea, but it was fun to read about the village.




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