Felicity “Fliss” Knight and her twin sister Harriet are the co-owners of a successful dog walking business in New York City. The two created Bark Rangers, a premier professional pet service, which caters to the upper crust of Manhattan’s society. All that changes when Fliss’s ex-husband, the handsome Dr. Seth Carlyle, fills in at a local vet clinic. Fliss and Seth haven’t seen each other since the demise of the marriage ten long years ago. Just the thought of bumping into her handsome ex-beau sends Fliss out of the city and straight to the Hamptons to care for her elderly grandmother. Imagine Fliss’s surprise when upon her arrival she runs into Beau which causes unresolved feelings to resurface. Neither Beau or Fliss have the willpower to resist the temptation even though last time they were together, it didn’t end so well. As the summer ensues, Fliss chooses to remain in the Hamptons under the guise of helping her grandma whose health is now on the mend. Fliss’s close proximity to Seth causes her to question whether their flame is still burning or if it’s finally time to extinguish the fire.
Holiday in the Hamptons is the latest release in the Manhattan with Love series by the gifted writer Sarah Morgan. With snappy dialogue, likable characters, and an addictive plot, she has created a contemporary romance worth the read. Within the framework of the sto ry Morgan addresses the hardships of divorce, the impact of familial relationships, and the importance of self-worth when looking for love. This heartfelt story of one couple’s desire to rekindle a romance is a must read delight of the summer.