Pelham author Rachel Cullen's new book "Only Summer" was launched today and is now available on Amazon.com Kindle and paperback.

"Only Summer"is Rachel's third novel and is women’s fiction told from the beaches of Cape Cod to the manicured lawns of Westchester and the steamy streets of Manhattan. Summer is the time for clambakes, sunbathing at the country club and sunset drinks at exclusive rooftop bars, however for the min charcters in this novel—Sabrina, Molly, Heather and Megan—this summer is when their lives unravel, and they have no one to blame but themselves.

This is an interlaced story of four women whose impulsive choices have difficult and often disastrous effects on the people they love most.

Meet the four major characters in "Only Summer" :

- Career-driven, eternal Manhattanite Sabrina is finally on the straight and narrow and happy in her relationship with Peter, but a surprise engagement and a bigger surprise from an ex-boyfriend prove too much for her to handle and force her back to her self-destructive ways.

- Sabrina’s friend and colleague Heather is recovering from months of illness, but her husband refuses to believe she is strong enough to do anything on her own. As luck would have it, the handsome stranger she meets on the Cape has no problem believing in her and helping her recapture her allure.

- Sabrina’s sister Molly is new to the suburban town of Rye and trying to fit in with a group of women who measure self-worth by their dress size and the square footage of their homes. Before she can say no, Molly is wrapped up in a world of excess and she’s in so deep, there may not be a way out.

- After two years of bliss with her boyfriend Ryan, Megan finds herself in unfamiliar territory and unable to turn to her pseudo-stepmom, her friends, or even her unlikely matchmaker Sabrina! Alone once again, Megan reaches out in a new and potentially dangerous direction for comfort.

In the book you will see how these four distressed friends try to put the pieces back together before it’s too late.

The book became available on Amazon as of November 8 in Kindle and paperback, as well as in local bookstores and the Westchester Public Library system.

Ms. Cullen is a graduate of Northwestern University and NYU Stern School of Business. She lives in Pelham with her husband, three children and her two dogs. "Only Summer" is her third novel; she is also the author of "The Way I’ve Heard It Should Be" and "Second Chances."


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