"Beautifully written . . . Lets readers into the characters' thoughts and feelings as they struggle to understand how the past has led them to their present situations."
"A page-turner that will appeal to every woman who has ever felt lonely and isolated . . ."
--Raleigh News & Observer
"One of the best books I have ever read . . ."
"A compelling debut novel that tells the story of one woman's courage to leave it all behind . . ."
"Skillful plotting keeps pages turning . . ."
When lonely corporate wife Joanna Harrison runs away to Pawleys Island, she has no idea what happens next. But as a new life takes root, thanks to a passionate fisherman and a commitment to save endangered turtles, demands from her old life may force her to return. The Richest Season is a stunning debut that will resonate with any woman who's ever fantasized about leaving home to find herself.
Maryann McFadden runs a successful real estate business but always wanted to write a novel; she did so and self published The Richest Season in 2006, selling 4000 copies. Hyperion's edition came out in June 2008, and received rave reviews. Maryann lives in Hackettstown, NJ.