Of the three brothers, it was Ethan who shared his father's passion for the Maryland shore. And now with his father gone, Ethan is determined to make the family boatbuilding business a success. But amidst his achievements lie the most important challenges of his life...
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“"I swear i smell peanuts in the air"”Grace
If you wanted to grab ahold of one thing, you had to let go of another.Highlighted by 12 Kindle customers
“There’s too much misery in the short time we spend living, Ethan, to turn away happiness. You remember to value your joys.”Highlighted by 12 Kindle customers
that’s what family was, an island. Knowing you could go there made all the difference.Highlighted by 8 Kindle customers
I won’t be with a man who doesn’t respect my feelings and who won’t share his problems with me. I won’t be with a man who doesn’t love me enough to stay. To make a promise to me to grow old with me and to be a father to my child. And I won’t spend my life having an affair with you and then having to explain to my daughter why you didn’t love and respect me enough to marry me.”Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
“People like to say they’ve given somebody a choice when what they’re really saying is ‘do this my way.’ I don’t like your way, Ethan. Your way only takes into account what was and doesn’t add what is, or what could be.Highlighted by 7 Kindle customers
Ethan would have faced down the bad guys, too. Because it was right. Seth had mulled it over for a while and had decided that’s what a hero was. Somebody who just did what was right.Highlighted by 6 Kindle customers
Healthy birds leave the nest. Your mother and I raised healthy birds.”Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
“You’ve got some ego-ridden male idea in your head that I need to be taken care of, protected, coddled—when what I need is to be needed and respected and loved.Highlighted by 5 Kindle customers
St. Christopher’s sat snug on Maryland’s southern Eastern Shore,Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
It was living inside a familiar world that had been polished into a constant state of anticipation and excitement.Highlighted by 4 Kindle customers
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