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20th Century (multiple decades)

Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg

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Becca Meister, wife, mother, and pillar of the community, summons the courage to reveal a long buried secret as her family assembles at EDEN, their summer estate on the Rhode Island shore. Told in alternating past and present timelines, it is a heartbreaking account of wounds passed down through four generations.


Drama, Family, Historical Fiction, Suspense / Thriller, Epic,

Short Summary

Becca Meister has recently lost her husband and discovered he has squandered their nest egg. She is facing what will likely be her last summer at EDEN. When her granddaughter arrives unwed and pregnant, with every intention of raising the child on her own, Becca is reminded of her painful past.

Although Becca's son and brothers conspire to sell the family home, she finds a way to keep it in the family. Her great-granddaughter will be born at EDEN, and with the truth finally aired, there is a great deal of hope for the younger generations.


Rhode Island

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise

Internal Journey/Rebirth

Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions

Mature Audience Themes

Sexual Abuse

Main Character Details

Name: Becca Meister Fitzpatrick

Age: 75

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful, Educated, Gracious, Charming, Complex, Engaging, Secretive, Sophisticated

Additional Character Details

Name: Rachel Stern

Age: 50

Gender: Female

Role: Antagonist

Key Traits: Blunt, Complex, Desperate, Narcissistic, Sarcastic, Unapologetic

Additional Character Details

Name: Sarah Stern

Age: 30

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Educated, Engaging, Faithful, Insecure, Naive, Sexy, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Sadie

Age: 40

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Empathetic, Gracious, Romantic, Secretive, Beautiful, Charming, Desperate, Educated

Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 55+

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: with a Publisher

Publisher: She Writes Press in US, Les Escales in France, Random House in Germany

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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