The author is a veteran journalist who has written and edited for magazines, newspapers, and Web sites. She has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in English from DePaul University. She is also the creator of The Bollywood Ticket: The American guide to Indian movies (www.thebollywoodticket.com).
Burned out as a big-city crime reporter, Nicole Navarre returns to Belle Rive—the Lake Michigan beach town where she grew up—to recharge her spirits. When she takes a job at the local newspaper, she learns that sleepy Belle Rive is in crisis and needs her help. Luke Brody—Nicole's first love—has intentions for her and the town that could prove to be more than she can handle.