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The Lights of Sugarberry Cove

The Lights of Sugarberry Cove

Heather Webber

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The Lights of Sugarberry Cove is a charming, delightful story of family, healing, love, and small town Southern charm by USA Today bestselling author Heather Webber.

Sadie Way Scott has been avoiding her family and hometown of Sugarberry Cove, Alabama, since she nearly drowned in the lake just outside her mother’s B&B. Eight years later, Sadie is the host of a much-loved show about southern cooking and family, but despite her success, she wonders why she was saved. What is she supposed to do?

Sadie’s sister, Leala Clare, is still haunted by the guilt she feels over the night her sister almost died. Now, at a crossroads in her marriage, Leala has everything she ever thought she wanted—so why is she so unhappy?

When their mother suffers a minor heart attack just before Sugarberry Cove’s famous water lantern festival, the two sisters come home to run the inn while she recovers. It’s the last place either of them wants to be, but with a little help from the inn’s quirky guests, the sisters may come to terms with their strained relationships, accept the past, and rediscover a little lake magic.




“Whereabouts are you from, Sadie?” Mrs. Iona Teakes asked as she deftly chopped pecans on a wooden cutting board in her sun-steeped kitchen, the summery afternoon light spilling through a bay window...

Praise for The Lights of Sugarberry Cove

Praise for Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe

“Perfect for fans of Like Water for Chocolate and Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Café.” —Bustle

“Full of family secrets, undeniable charm and that particular touch of magic so often found in the South... I savored every word.” —Kristy Woodson Harvey, national bestselling author of Feels Like Falling

“A tantalizing, delicious delight.”—Kristin Harmel, international bestselling author of The Book of Lost Names


Heather Webber

HEATHER WEBBER is the nationally bestselling author of more than thirty novels and has been twice nominated for an Agatha Award. She is the USA Today bestselling author of Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe and South of the Buttonwood Tree. She loves to spend time with her family, read, drink too much coffee and tea, birdwatch, crochet, watch cooking competition and home improvement shows, and bake. Heather lives in southwestern Ohio and is hard at work on her next book.

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