Belonging: A Novel

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Now available for the first time as an eBook, this spellbinding novel by New York Times bestselling author Nancy Thayer tells the fascinating story of a beautiful and successful woman who appears to have it all—but gives it all up to find real happiness. As the host of the successful television show Fabulous Homes, Joanna Jones travels the country showcasing the glamorous homes of the rich and famous. Pouring every ounce of herself into her demanding, rewarding work, Joanna is living her dream. Despite great professional success and an intense, passionate relationship, she still feels something is missing. When an unexpected pregnancy forces her to reevaluate her life, Joanna decides to leave behind frenetic Manhattan. Beckoning her to the gorgeous island of Nantucket is an old sea captain's house set above the Atlantic Ocean. There, entranced by the aroma of the sea air and roses, Joanna builds a new life for her small family. But New York isn't done with her yet. Handsome television executive Jake Corcoran appears at her front door, eager for her attentions and enticing her back to the city. Torn between the past and the future, Joanna must decide what it is that truly makes a house into a home. Includes a captivating preview of Nancy Thayer's upcoming novel Nantucket Sisters!Praise for the novels of Nancy Thayer "The queen of beach books."—The Star-Ledger "Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship, of where the two complement and where they collide."—Elin Hilderbrand "Thayer's gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters [is] captivating."Houston Chronicle "One of my favorite writers."—Susan Wiggs "Thayer portrays beautifully the small moments, inside stories and shared histories that build families."The Miami Herald "Thayer's sense of place is powerful, and her words are hung together the way my grandmother used to tat lace."—Dorothea Benton Frank
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As the host of the successful television show Fabulous Homes, Joanna Jones travels the country showcasing the glamorous homes of the rich and famous. Pouring every ounce of herself into her demanding, rewarding work, Joanna is living her dream. Despite great professional success and an intense, passionate relationship, she still feels something is missing.

When an unexpected pregnancy forces her to reevaluate her life, Joanna decides to leave behind frenetic Manhattan. Beckoning her to the gorgeous island of Nantucket is an old sea captain's house set above the Atlantic Ocean. There, entranced by the aroma of the sea air and roses, Joanna builds a new life for her small family. But New York isn't done with her yet. Handsome television executive Jake Corcoran appears at her front door, eager for her attentions and enticing her back to the city. Torn between the past and the future, Joanna must decide what it is that truly makes a house into a home.

Includes a captivating preview of Nancy Thayer's upcoming novel Nantucket Sisters!
Praise for the novels of Nancy Thayer


"The queen of beach books."—The Star-Ledger

"Thayer has a deep and masterly understanding of love and friendship, of where the two complement and where they collide."—Elin Hilderbrand

"Thayer's gift for reaching the emotional core of her characters [is] captivating."Houston Chronicle

"One of my favorite writers."—Susan Wiggs

"Thayer portrays beautifully the small moments, inside stories and shared histories that build families."The Miami Herald

"Thayer's sense of place is powerful, and her words are hung together the way my grandmother used to tat lace."—Dorothea Benton Frank
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