Patrick Ahearn is renowned for his architectural work in Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard, two iconic islands off the coast of Massachusetts. His designs in these locations showcase his commitment to preserving the architectural heritage of New England while incorporating modern functionality. Ahearn’s designs embrace traditional architectural styles such as Cape Cod, Shingle-style, and Colonial Revival.
These designs seamlessly integrate with the islands’ historic surroundings, featuring pitched roofs, cedar shingles, and welcoming front porches. They reflect a deep appreciation for the islands’ history and natural beauty. His homes embody timeless elegance, contributing to the enduring charm of these coastal communities. Take a look at 10 of our favorites!
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Four women come together to save the summer camp that changed their lives and rediscover themselves in the process in this heartwarming new novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Wedding Veil.
Nearly thirty years ago, in the wake of a personal tragedy, June Moore bought Camp Holly Springs and turned it into a thriving summer haven for girls. But now, June is in danger of losing the place she has sacrificed everything for—and begins to realize how much she has used the camp to avoid facing difficulties in her life.
June’s niece, Daphne, met her two best friends, Lanier Bradley and Mary Stuart Harris, during a fateful summer at camp, and the three are inseparable even in their thirties. But when attorney Daphne discovers that Lanier’s fiancé—who just so happens to be her client—has done something highly illegal, she must choose between her job and her friendship.
Meanwhile, Lanier is hiding secrets both new and old that might make Daphne see the situation in an entirely different light. When one of those secrets unexpectedly rises to the surface, it threatens to change the very fabric of their friendship.
But when the women learn that their childhood oasis is in danger of closing, they put aside their own problems and band together with June to save it, sending them on a journey that promises to open the next chapters in their lives.
From an author whose “writing coats your soul with heart” (E! Online), The Summer of Songbirds is a lyrical and unforgettable celebration of female friendship, and a love letter to the places and people that make us who we are.