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Serendipity by the Sea

Gull Island Series Book 1

Cate Ainsworth is poised to land her dream job when an ex-boyfriend—the guy she once loved who left town with no explanation—returns to their Lowcountry hometown. Their long-denied attraction tugs her in a new direction, but will she risk everything for a second chance at love?


A freelance photographer, Knox Price seeks adventure, not commitment. Back in town to care for his uncle gets complicated when he crosses paths with Cate, igniting a spark he can’t ignore. But can he confess the truth about why he walked away?

"The author kept the suspense level high until the end and I am eager to read the sequel to this second-chance romance." - Readers' Favorite 

Thrilled to announce...
I'm a Golden Leaf Winner!

It's a dream come true to be recognized as a finalist in not just one but two categories:

Best First Book and Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length.

And, I'm excited to announce that Serendipity by the Sea won

Best First Book!

"A toast of the bubbly to Jennifer Vido for her Piper O'Donnell Social Lite Mystery Series!  There's enough swanky shindigs, secret liaisons, cocktails, canapes, danger, and dishy gossip to keep you pool-side until you've read the last page."

Barbara Jean Coast,
Author of the Poppy Cove
Mystery Series

"Spending time on Gull Island is like watching your favorite Hallmark Christmas movie; it’s a cozy, comforting place where nice people win. Vido’s writing offers a sweet escape . . . like a mini getaway we all deserve."

Nicole Feliciano,
Founder & CEO

"From the first sentence of Jennifer Vido’s latest dazzling page-turner, I was transported to Gull Island, a Lowcountry town complete with fried seafood, salt air, and, of course, summer love. Readers will gobble up SERENDIPITY BY THE SEA and will be clamoring for the next novel in the series! "

Kristy Woodson Harvey,
New York Times
bestselling author

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