Louisa never expected to fall in love on her summer vacation in 1918, but Willie swept her off her feet. Their love was clandestine, with pressures from both Louisa and Willie’s families. But it was World War I that interrupted their happy ending. Unsure if she will ever see him again, Louisa bids farewell to Willie. She bides her time nursing the barrage of wounded soldiers returning to Baltimore, searching for Willie in each one. Will her love return to her again, or will their romance be a fleeting one?
It’s 1969, the summer of love, and Ellie’s world is chock full of fantastic possibilities. She spends the summer with her hippie aunt and unexpectedly falls in love with John. But the Vietnam War is a shadow looming at her world’s outer edge. The realities of war shock her when John is unexpectedly called up. Will her world ever be the same again?
Touching sea glass is touching history. Touching sea glass is touching someone’s story. The shards of a cobalt blue poison bottle thrown into the Sassafras River near the Chesapeake Bay in 1860 are treasures found in other times, other lives, and other loves. Follow the lives and loves of two women and sea glass shards found in 1918 and 1969 along the shores of the bay.
Let the sea glass tell the story…