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Ten Beach Road

by Wendy Wax

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Madeline, Avery and Nikki are all left without money after a Ponzi scheme takes all of their money. All they are left with is 1/3 of a dilapidated house in Florida. They all go to Florida planning to sell it. When they see it, they realize that it can't be sold without a lot of work. They decide to do the work themselves - since they can't afford to hire anyone to do it and in the process they become friends and learn all about each other. Add to the book a useless husband, jealous contractor, pregnant daughter, estranged mother and various other side stories and you have a perfect beach read. Its a fun book to read - nothing too deep but just fun. ( )
  susan0316 | Jul 28, 2014 |
The perfect summer read ,including restoring a gorgeous mansion on the sea to the hurricane coming to threaten all their hard work. It's the perfect meld of friendships developed and gone awry, kept me reading at the pool, it was 93 outside , until it was done. Good job Wendy Wax, and the kicker is there is a sequel that I'm going to pick up today to take with me on vacation! ( )
  mchwest | Aug 4, 2012 |
Wendy Wax has an excellent beach read with substance in Ten Beach Road for those of you looking for an end of summer winner. Ripped from the headlines, these three women find that their only remaining asset is a rundown beach house (Bella Flora) in Florida after Malcolm Dyer — aka Bernie Madoff — stole their life savings. Madeline’s life has been flipped upside down when she realizes her investment advising husband not only lost his clients’ money in a giant Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Dyer, but also that of his family. Meanwhile, Avery has discovered that her father’s estate was similarly lost just as her stint as a co-host of Hammer and Nail on HGTV as her ex-husband edges her out with his elbow. Nicole’s situation is a bit different because she had a personal connection to Dyer and her trust was more born of that loyalty than a financial desire, which makes her financial crash all the more crushing.

Read the full review: http://savvyverseandwit.com/2011/09/ten-beach-road-by-wendy-wax.html ( )
  sagustocox | Sep 12, 2011 |
Ten Beach Road is a glorious testiment to the strength and loyalty of women! Wendy Wax has delved into the rituals and reasons beneath the friendships of women and written a story that reminds all girls to never underestimate the power of those bonds. I highly recommend this to all young girls (20's) as a model of what they can do with the support of friends.The characters Madeline, Avery, and Nikki learned that together they could accomplish and survive anything.....and that's what girlfriends are for! ( )
  Jenxy21 | Jul 10, 2011 |
Once again, Wendy Wax has imbued the lives and dialogue of her protagonists with energy and insights that immerse readers in their story from the very start.
  jschulhafer | Jun 16, 2011 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 042524086X, Paperback)

Another perfect beach read from the author of The Accidental Bestseller.

Madeline, Avery, and Nikki are strangers to each other, but they have one thing in common. They each wake up one morning to discover their life savings have vanished, along with their trusted financial manager- leaving them with nothing but co-ownership of a ramshackle beachfront house.

Throwing their lots in together, they take on the challenge of restoring the historic property. But just as they begin to reinvent themselves and discover the power of friendship, secrets threaten to tear down their trust-and destroy their lives a second time.

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"Madeline, Avery, and Nikki are strangers to each other, but they have one thing in common. They each wake up one morning to discover their life savings have vanished, along with their trusted financial manager- leaving them with nothing but co-ownership of a ramshackle beachfront house. Throwing their lots in together, they take on the challenge of restoring the historic property. But just as they begin to reinvent themselves and discover the power of friendship, secrets threaten to tear down their trust-and destroy their lives a second time" -- Cover verso.… (more)

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