Island of Dreams
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Bestselling author Katherine Stone sweeps you from Venice to Denver and from Carmel to New Orleans in this shimmering sequel to A MIDNIGHT CLEAR.
“I wonder what happens to a dream when you get too close.”
“Maybe,” Pierce said softly, “it gets even better.”
They came closer, then, to different dream. He began the journey, touching her gently.
Her eyes glowed yes with wanting, yes with wishing, yes with wonder, and her lips opened to his, welcoming, wanting, wishing. Yes.
“I can’t do this. It’s madness, Pierce.”
“It’s gladness, Ana.”
“No, Pierce. You don’t understand. I am going mad.”
Two courageous, gifted, lovely women.
Two fiercely honorable and passionate men.
Two hauntingly beautiful love stories embroidered together in a glittering tapestry of the bravest journey of the heart . . . the soaring journey from the loss of hope to the splendor of love.
For Boston-proper librarian Ana Finch, life has been quiet, certain, safe, until an incident at a wedding changes everything. The headaches begin then, as does the bone-chilling cold. She feels compelled to move to Denver, even though the Mile High city is a place she has never been. She knows that dreams of love are not for her, they must not and cannot be, and yet there he is, a man who touches the lonely and wishing places deep inside her as no man ever has . . .
Denver architect Pierce Rourke believes in dreams—for others—and in love, for others, too. His masterpiece, the Island, is spectacular proof of his beliefs. It is there, on rock as white as snow and amid shimmering fountains spun from molten glass, that he has created a place just for weddings, for the celebration of the glorious gifts and promises of love.
Pierce’s work is his passion. He’s not looking for anything more. But there she is, Ana. The dream he never knew to dream.
And now the man who has built a place for dreams and the woman who has never dared to dream must try to find, together, a way to triumph over destiny.
“Katherine Stone’s characters live with the shadows over their lives and make the best of them, honorably, courageously and generously. We can be happier for knowing these people in the short run, and better for knowing them in the long run.”—Reviewer’s Choice Reviews on Island of Dreams
“An intriguing story . . . beautifully written.”—Rendezvous on Island of Dreams
“Katherine Stone's magical touch makes A Midnight Clear a story for all seasons.”—Book Page
"Remarkably romantic and thoroughly enchanting.”—Rendezvous on Pearl Moon
“Fairytale elements mix with those of a present day romance for . . . thoroughly enjoyable results.”—Kirkus Reviews on Rainbows
“The Stone magic makes these books such a pleasure to read and share.”—Rendezvous
Katherine Stone writes “in the vein of Danielle Steel and Sandra Brown”—Library Journal
Katherine Stone is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty-one novels, including TWINS, PEARL MOON, LOVE SONGS, HAPPY ENDINGS, and THIEF OF HEARTS. Her books are sold worldwide and have been translated into twenty languages. A physician who now writes full time, she lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, physician-novelist Jack Chase (MORTALITY RATE, FATAL ANALYSIS, THE MAGRUDER TRANSPLANT).
All twenty-one of Katherine’s bestselling novels are being published in new ebook and trade paperback editions. Coming soon: THE CINDERELLA HOUR, ANOTHER MAN’S SON, and THE OTHER TWIN. Please visit her website for more information and newsletter signup.