When life suddenly comes apart, a widow finds a new path forward with the help of a close-knit island community in this heartwarming novel.
As a native New Englander, Sydney Webster is surprised to find herself starting over on an island off the coast of Florida. Yet here she is in Cedar Key, trying to pull herself together after her husband's untimely death—and the even more untimely revelation of his gambling addiction. Bereft of her comfortable suburban life, Syd takes shelter at a college pal’s bed and breakfast. Amidst the bougainvillea blossoms and the island's gentle rhythms, she begins to plan her next chapter . . .Syd never considered the possibility of turning her passion for spinning and knitting into something more than a hobby, but when the unique composition of her wool draws attention, a new door opens. Yet even as she ventures out of her comfort zone, Syd finds herself stepping into the embrace of a community rich with love, laughter, friendship . . . and secrets. And as long-hidden truths are revealed, Syd faces a choice: spin herself a safety net--or spin decidedly forward . . .