Rosemary Cottage is the second novel in the Hope Beach series by Colleen Coble. You are introduced to Amy Lange, who has returned to the island, hoping to discover some clues in her brother, Ben’s death. She can’t accept that a surfing accident alone was the cause. She has received an e-mail that brought out all kinds of questions in her mind.
Amy soon finds out that her brother had led a life she knew nothing about, including a dead girlfriend and a child left behind. Curtis Ireland, a coast guard officer, has been caring for Raine ever since his sister, Gina’s death. He has been hesitant to inform Ben’s family about Raine’s existence. But with Amy’s return to the island, he knew his secret would need to be revealed. When Amy finally meets her niece, she is instantly drawn in. Amy is content for Curtis to retain custody; however, when her parents learn the truth, they immediately want custody of the child.
After testing shows that Ben is not Raine’s father, more secrets are revealed about both Ben’s and Gina’s deaths. Amy and Curtis start working together to find the truth. Hold on for the shocking conclusion to Rosemary Cottage!