Reviewed by Poppy Johnson
On Folly Beach is a gem in disguise. On the surface, it is a story about women, the men they love (and lost), and finding forgiveness for others and ultimately for themselves. The story is told in flashback style, with glimpses of Follybeach in the 1940’s (war time). In the flashback story, Maggie and Lulu are parentless sisters, living with their cousin Cat (who is more than a bit flirtatious with the boys). Their life on FollyBeach is typical of lives during war time, but it is tenderly mixed with the stories of the men they met and fell in love with, and what became of those relationships.
On Folly Beach is a love story that will inspire anyone who ever lost a love, or is in love for the first time. I recommend it to anyone of any age; it is skillfully written and was a joy to read.
After a decade of working in several NYC law departments and teaching, Poppy decided she enjoyed writing full-time. She currently works as a freelance writing consultant, and lives with her husband and sons on the East Coast.
I have 2 copies of On Folly Beach to give away, courtesy of the publisher!
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