Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts
(Putnam Adult, 2013, 484 pages)
From the hustle and bustle of the big city to the calm serenity of the beach, Eli Landon seeks to put the trauma of his wife’s murder behind him. He returns to Bluff House, a family refuge after encouragement by his grandmother. In this large historic house he is able to settle down and return to normalcy and his writing.
Eli’s grandmother, the present owner of Bluff House, is recuperating in Boston with her adult children after falling. Eli has come to house sit and try to return to his passion, writing. The housekeeper, Abra Walsh is in and out and constantly trying to get under his skin. While he thinks she is a nuisance, he soon realizes that he likes her more and more. Eli eventually discovers that someone is invading Bluff House in search of lost jewels…
Nora Roberts tells a tantalizing story of romance and intrigue.