Susan Donovan is a New York Times extended list and USA Today bestselling author of fourteen novels and four novellas. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism and has worked as a newspaper reporter in Chicago, Albuquerque, and Indianapolis. She lives in Maryland with her teenagers and dogs.
New York Times bestselling author Susan Donovan welcomes you to Bayberry Island, a special place between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket where a bronze mermaid statue promises to grant true love to anyone who asks with an open heart
For years Rowan Flynn distanced herself from Bayberry Island and its infamous mermaid legend. But after her investor fiancé lost what was left of her family’s fortune, Rowan reluctantly agreed to run the Safe Haven Bed-and-Breakfast, determined never again to fall for the ridiculous fantasy of the mermaid matchmaker.
Now Rowan is just biding her time until she can return to her real” life in New York, fixing up the B and B and avoiding neighbors who are angry that the Flynns won’t sell their land to a developer set on turning the island into a glitzy vacation destination.
But when a handsome stranger arrives at the B and B the night before the annual Mermaid Festival, Rowan’s life takes a turn for the interesting. Could it be the divine hand of the town’s patroness? Or is Rowan being set up for another disappointment?
Praise for the novels of Susan Donovan
“Susan Donovan will steal your heart.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Christina Dodd
“Impossible to put down.…Susan Donovan is an absolute riot.”—Romance Junkies
“Goofy comedy, white-hot sex, and ticking-bomb pacing.”—Publishers Weekly
“Donovan proves that she will have serious star power in the years to come.”—Romance Reader at Heart
“Ms. Donovan knows how to tell a story that will make your heart melt.”—Night Owl Reviews
“Donovan’s blend of romance and mystery is thrilling.”—Booklist