Beneath Breaking Waves

· Juliet Vane
1 review

About this ebook

In 1956, “good girls” don’t surf. Annie, apparently, isn’t a good girl.

After the death of their parents, sixteen-year-old Annie finds herself thrust into the guardianship of her brother, Ted. He was her only ally during their unhappy childhood, and she followed him everywhere, including into the waves.

Now, however, Ted can’t forgive Annie for the role she played in their parents’ deaths. Annie finds herself in a boarding home in California while he goes off to surf in Hawaii. When Annie finally gets an invitation to visit Ted, she has only the span of Christmas break to convince him to let her stay—and surfing the big waves of the North Shore just might be the key to softening his heart.

But if Annie fails to win Ted over, she’ll be shipped back to California, losing the only family she has left.

Beneath Breaking Waves is perfect for readers who love the ocean, stories of redemption, and atmospheric tales that transport them back in time.

Additional keywords: 1950s, surfing, Hawaii, Oahu, Waimea, Makaha, big waves, surfer girls, mid-twentieth century, sports, ocean, history, girls in sports, coming of age, family, 1956, music, piano

Ratings and reviews

1 review
Kim Loomer
November 10, 2020
I just finished this book about five minutes ago and I thought it was very good, well written and the characters were people my heart could feel by the end of the book. It was very realistic and I could feel the beach and the waves that were a big part of the surfing world in this book. This book made me almost feel like a teenager again which is a nice change of pace when you are in your mid sixties. The book left me with a big smile on my face and love in my heart for all of what the characters went through. If you like feel good books because they take you on a great journey, then I recommend this one.
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About the author

Juliet grew up in northern California, where she spent her free time staring at spooky lakes and making up stories about the old buildings surrounding them. Years later, she still lives in California and she still makes up spooky stories…about lakes and the old buildings surrounding them. Like April in April’s Ghosts, she’s terrified of spiders and she’s obsessed with Hamilton. Like Lissa in June's Blood, she plays the piano...but not very well.

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