After a recent divorce, Niki retreats to a cottage in Nova Scotia that she inherited from her grandmother, Eliza, and great aunt Johanna. With her teenage daughter, Melissa, in tow, Niki struggles with decisions of what to do next and whether or not an entire career change is in order. At the cottage she discovers her grandmother's diary and is whisked back into the past, into Eliza and Johanna's world during the Great August Gales of Nova Scotia, casting a light on her own life she never saw coming.
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Intriguing supernatural romance
This book is quite hard to categorise. There are two central romances (one lesbian and one heterosexual) - both set in Nova Scotia - linked by a diary - and woven through with a ghost story. I found it intriguing and enjoyed it very much.